2013 JUNO Award nominations announced

Carly Rae Jepsen leads the pack with five nominations!  

Multi-nominees include Billy Talent, Hedley, Justin Bieber, Leonard Cohen,
Marianas Trench, Metric and Rush

TORONTO, Feb. 19, 2013 /CNW/ - The nominees for the 2013 JUNO Awards were announced by The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) at a press conference in Toronto this morning, as Canada's top artists now get ready for a trip to the Prairies during JUNO Week in Regina and Moose Jaw, April 15 - April 21, 2013.

It was also announced that 2013 JUNO Award nominees Carly Rae Jepsen, Billy Talent, Marianas Trench and Michael Bublé will perform during the Sunday, April 21 broadcast from Regina's Brandt Centre. Additional performers will be announced in the coming weeks!

Bublé, the host of The 2013 JUNO Awards Broadcast, airing live on CTV, is also nominated this year and will contend for the JUNO Fan Choice Award.

Tickets for The 2013 JUNO Awards go on sale on Friday, February 22 at 10:00 a.m. CST. Tickets range from $59 to $189 (plus taxes and service charges) and are available through the Evraz Place Box Office, by phone at 1-855-985-5000, and online at www.ticketmaster.ca.

To view a complete list of 2013 JUNO Award nominees, as well as their bios, photos and hometown information, go to www.junoawards.ca

It wasn't even close to a maybe. Carly Rae Jepsen definitely got the call in 2013. The B.C.-born pop star leads with nominations in five categories: JUNO Fan Choice, Single of the Year, Album of the Year, Artist of the Year, and Pop Album of the Year.

Close behind her is Justin Bieber who will contend for Album of the Year, JUNO Fan Choice, Artist of the Year, and Pop Album of the Year.

Canadian legend Leonard Cohen received three nods for JUNO Fan Choice, Artist of the Year, and Songwriter of the Year.  

Other triple nominees include Metric for Group of the Year, Alternative Album of the Year, and JUNO Fan Choice; Hedley for JUNO Fan Choice, Single of the Year, and Album of the Year; and Marianas Trench for JUNO Fan Choice, Album of the Year, and Group of the Year.

SOURCE: 2013 JUNO Awards

For further information:

on CARAS and the 2013 JUNO Awards, contact:

Adrienne Kakoullis

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