February 09, 2007 01:57:28 GMT
Pop singer Nelly Furtado, rock band Billy Talent and hip-hop artist k-os have each picked up five nominations for the Juno Awards, Canada's version of the Grammys.
This year Juno Awards, the Canada's version of the Grammys, sees the likes of Nelly Furtado, Billy Talent, and hip-hop artist k-os all vie for multiple nominations. Pop singer Nelly, who's been tapped to host the event on April 1st from Saskatoon, is nominated for the categories of Single of the Year for "Promiscuous", Juno Fan Choice, Album of the Year and Pop Album of the Year both for "Loose", and Artist of the Year.
Rock band Billy Talent, in the meantime, scores the nominations for Single of the Year and Video of the Year for "Devil In A Midnight Mass", Album of the Year and Rock Album of the Year both for "Billy Talent II", and Group of the Year. As of hip-hop artist k-os, he earns the nominations for Single of the Year for "Sunday Morning", Songwriter of the Year, Pop Album of the Year for "Atlantis: Hymns For Disco", Jack Richardson Producer of the Year, and Video of the Year.
Some other musicians listed among the many awards nominees announced Tuesday Feb 6th by the Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences are Dixie Chicks, Il Divo, Justin Timberlake, Madonna and Red Hot Chili Peppers, who them all are nominated for International Album of the Year award. Click on http://junoawards.ca/07_nominees.php and read the overall nominees for the upcoming award show.