Calgary artists net 6 Juno nominations
Calgary's musicians are commanding national and international attention
Calgary musicians are well represented on this year's list of Juno Award nominees.
They include beloved long-established artists like Jann Arden and Paul Brandt, as well as relative newcomers like electronic duo AM Static and post-punk band Viet Cong.
The 45th annual Juno Awards broadcast takes place Sunday, April 3 at the Scotiabank Saddledome.
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Here's the hometown roundup:
AM Static for Electronic Album of The Year: A Life Well Lived
Jann Arden for Adult Contemporary Album of the Year: A Jann Arden Christmas
BRAIDS for Alternative Album of The Year: Deep In The Iris
Paul Brandt for Country Album of the Year: Frontier
Al Muirhead for Jazz Album of The Year (Solo): It's About Time
Viet Cong for Alternative Album of The Year: Viet Cong (self-titled album)