And the Nominees for the 2013 Junos Are…

The Juno nominations were announced this morning in Toronto.  Here’s who’s up for what in a few selected categories (okay, the ones I care about.  The full list can be found here.)  Meanwhile, more information about everything happening in Regina from April 15-21 can be found here.

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

Group of the Year

Billy Talent

Marianas Trench
 
Metric
 
Rush

The Sheepdogs

Breakthrough Artist of the Year (Sponsored by Factor and Radio Starmaker Fund)

Cold Specks
 
Elisapie

Grimes

Kira Isabella
 
The Weeknd

Breakthrough Group of the Year (sponsored by Factor and Radio Starmaker Fund)

Hey Ocean!

Monster Truck
 
The Pack a.d.
 
Walk Off the Earth
  

Yukon Blonde

Adult Alternative Album of the Year

Bahamas:  Barchords
Kathleen Edwards:  Voyageur
 
Royal Wood:  We Were Born To Glory
 
Serena Ryder:  Harmony
  

The Barr Brothers:  The Barr Brothers
  

Alternative Album of the Year (sponsored by Long & McQuade)

Hannah Georgas:  Hannah Georgas
Japandroids:  Celebration Rock
   
Metric:  Synthetica

Said The Whale:  Little Mountain
Stars:  The North

Metal/Hard Music Album of the Year

Cancer Bats:  Dead Set On Living
 
Castle:  Blacklands
 
Devin Townsend Project:  Epicloud
 

Ex Deo:  Caligvla
 
Woods of Ypres:  Woods 5: Grey Skies & Electric Light

Electronic Album of the Year (sponsored by Roland)

Crystal Castles:  (III)
 

Daphni:  Jiaolong
 
Grimes Arbutus:  Visions
Purity Ring:  Shrines
  
Trust:  TRST

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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