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Old 04-05-2008, 10:22 AM   #1
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  Juno Weekend

Unbeknownst to anyone but those living in Canada, this weekend is Juno Weekend in Calgary, Alberta. Yesterday kicked off events with the Welcome Reception. The 30-something awards will be presented this evening (Saturday) at the Dinner & Awards Ceremony. The awards ceremony will be broadcast on Sunday, April 6 on CTV from the Saddledome. Avril is slated to perform during Sunday's broadcast.

This year Avril was nominated for 5 Awards: Juno Fan Choice Award, Single of the Year, Album of the Year, Artist of the Year and Songwriter of the Year. The breakdown and competitors are as follows:

Juno Fan Choice Award
Avril Lavigne
Celine Dion
Claude Dubois
Michael Buble
Nelly Furtado

Single of the Year
Girlfriend- Avril Lavigne
1234- Feist
Paralyzer- Finger 11
Seven Fay Fool- Jully Black
Everything- Michael Buble

Album of the Year
Duets: Friends and Legends -Anne Murray
The Best Damn Thing- Avril Lavigne
D'elles- Celine Dion
Taking Chances- Celine Dion
The Reminder- Feist
Call Me Irresponsible- Michael Buble

Artist of the Year
Avril Lavigne
Celine Dion
Michael Buble
Pascale Picand

Songwriter of the Year
"Girlfriend" | "Keep Holding On" -Lukasz Gottwald
"When You're Gone"- Butch Walker
Daniel Belanger, L'ECHEC DU MATERIEL
"La Fin de l'Humme" | "Television" | "Sports et Loisirs"
"I Feel it All" | "My Moon My Man" - Gonzales
"1234" - Sally Seltman
Joel Plasket, ASHTRAY ROCK
"Fashionable People" | "Nothing More to Say" | "Face of the Earth"
Rufus Wainright, RELEASE THE STARS
"Going To A Town" | "Release the Stars" | "Do I Disappoint You"

Avril's husband, Derick Whibley's band Sum 41 is also up for Best Rock Album of the Year, with their album "Underclass Heroes"

More information (and broadcast times, for those lucky enough to live in Canada and get CTV) can be found here: http://www.junoawards.ca/
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Old 01-30-2009, 09:05 AM   #2
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so, do we know if avril or her album won any of these? lol if no one knows off the top of their head, i will just google it
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