February 19, 2013


Juno Awards 2013 Nominations Revealed

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The nominees have arrived for Canada's Juno Awards, scheduled to go down April 21 in Regina, Saskatchewan. Carly Rae Jepsen leads the pack with five nods, while Justin Bieber—who actually helped break Jepsen's career—follows with four. Marianas Trench and Metric both landed three noms and Leonard Cohen and Drake scored two.

Familiar names like Mumford & Sons and Taylor Swift appear in the International Album of the Year category, but what's up with Rod Stewart's Merry Christmas, Baby? Really!?

Check out the key categories below and see the complete nominees at the Juno's website

Artist of the Year
Carly Rae Jepsen
Johnny Reid
Justin Bieber
Leonard Cohen

Group of the Year
Billy Talent
Marianas Trench
The Sheepdogs

Album of the Year
Carly Rae Jepsen, Kiss
Celine Dion, Sans Attendre
Hedley, Storms
Justin Bieber, Believe
Marianas Trench, Ever After

Single of the Year
Billy Talent, "Viking Death March"
Carly Rae Jepsen, "Call Me Maybe"
Hedley, "Kiss You Inside Out"
Serena Ryder, "Stompa"
The Sheepdogs, "The Way It Is"

International Album of the Year
Maroon 5, Overexposed
Mumford & Sons, Babel
One Direction, Up All Night
Rod Stewart, Merry Christmas, Baby
Taylor Swift, Red

Breakthrough Artist of the Year
Cold Specks
Kira Isabella
The Weeknd

Breakthrough Group of the Year
Hey Ocean!
Monster Truck
The Pack a.d.
Walk Off the Earth
Yukon Blonde

JUNO Fan Choice Award
Carly Rae Jepsen
Céline Dion
Justin Bieber
Leonard Cohen
Marianas Trench
Michael Bublé

Pop Album of the Year
Carly Rae Jepsen, "Kiss"
Justin Bieber, "Believe"
Kristina Maria, "Tell The World"
Nelly Furtado, "The Spirit Indestructible"
Victoria Duffield, "Shut Up and Dance"

Rock Album of the Year
Big Wreck, Albatross
Billy Talent, Dead Silence
Rush, Clockwork Angels
The Sheepdogs, The Sheepdogs
The Tragically Hip, Now For Plan A

Alternative Album of the Year
Hannah Georgas, Hannah Georgas
Japandroids, Celebration Rock
Metric, Synthetica
Said The Whale, Little Mountain
Stars, The North

Video of the Year
Drake, "HYFR"
Alan Doyle, "Testify"
Johnny Reid, "Fire It Up"
Walk Off the Earth, "Little Boxes"
Of Monsters and Men, "Little Talks"