Great result in Canada where EMI Music Johnny Reid (pictured below) and Broken Social Scene are among the most nominated artists for this year’s JUNO Awards, the top honours in music in Canada, with four each.
Reid is up for JUNO Fan Choice, Album of the Year, Artist of the Year and Country Album of the Year, while Broken Social Scene have nods for Group of the Year, Alternative Album of the Year, Video of the Year and Music DVD of the Year.
Among the other nominees, Katy Perry and Lady Antebellum are both in the running for International Album of the Year while from EMI’s Label Services division there are nominatios for Basia Bulat, Hannah Georgas, Hollerado, Chilly Gonzales and Said The Whale.
And a special mention to EMI Music Canada President Deane Cameron who will be honoured this year with the 2011 Walt Grealis Special Achievement Award.
The JUNO winners will be declared on Saturday March 26 at the JUNO Gala Dinner & Awards and at the 2011 JUNO Awards broadcast on Canadian network CTV on Sunday March 27 at the Air Canada Centre.
Ahead of that, here’s Video of the Year nominee ‘Forced To Love’ from Broken Social Scene.