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Drake, Justin Bieber Lead Juno Nominations, Eminem Recognized

Canada’s biggest crooning hearthrobs, Drake and Justin Bieber, are going to face off at the 40th annual Juno Awards. Drake leads the pack with six nominations, while Bieber trails close behind with four nods. Last year, Drake beat out Bieber in the Best New Artist Catagory, but 2011 will see them going head-to-head for Album of the Year, Artist of the Year and the Juno Fan Choice Award.

Drake, who will host the event, also received recognition in the Songwriter of the Year catagory for his track ‘Fireworks,’ while his debut album ‘Thank Me Later’ is up against D-Sisive‘s ‘Vaudeville,’ Eternia & MoSS‘ ‘At Last,’ Ghettosocks‘ ‘Treat of the Day’ and Shad‘s ‘TSOL’ for Rap Recording of the Year. Rapper Buck 65 was also acknowledged in the Music DVD of the Year catagory for the ‘The Lost Tapes,’ a one-hour film accompaniment to his EP of the same name.

Eminem will battle Katy Perry, Ke$ha, Lady Antebellum and Taylor Swift for the neighborly International Album of the Year Juno. Others nominated for 2011 Junos include legendary rocker Neil Young, indie-rock act Arcade Fire, British Columbia rock band Hedley and country singer Johnny Reid.

The 40th Annual Junos will take place on March 27 at the Air Canada Center in Toronto. For a full list of nominees head to JunoAwards.ca.


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