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The 2014 Juno Nominations Are Here! (And So Is A Sweet Playlist Of Nominated Guests)
February 4, 2014
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Arcade Fire led the 2014 Juno nominees with 6 nominations. (Photo:ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

The 2014 Juno Award nominations were announced this morning, and as usual, it's an impressive list of Canadian talent. The Arcade Fire received the most nominations with six, while Juno regulars Michael Bublé and Serena Ryder each have five. Drake was also nominated multiple times, as was "Blurred Lines" singer Robin Thicke, who holds Canadian citizenship thanks to his father, the actor Alan Thicke.

The awards will be held Sunday, March 30 in Winnipeg. Thicke, Ryder, Tegan and Sarah and more will perform, and Bachman Turner Overdrive will be inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame.

Below is a list of nominees in some of the major categories. 

Single of the Year:
"Reflektor," Arcade Fire 
"Inner Ninja," Classified ft. David Myles 
"It’s a Beautiful Day," Michael Bublé 
"What I Wouldn’t Do," Serena Ryder 
"Closer," Tegan and Sara 

Album of the Year:
Reflektor, Arcade Fire 
Loved Me Back to Life, Céline Dion 
Nothing Was the Same, Drake 
To Be Loved, Michael Bublé 
Harmony, Serena Ryder 

Artist of the Year:
Céline Dion
Michael Bublé 
Robin Thicke 
Serena Ryder 

Group of the Year:
Arcade Fire 
Blue Rodeo 
Tegan and Sara 
Walk Off the Earth

Breakthrough Artist of the Year: 
Brett Kissel 
Florence K
Tim Hicks 
Tyler Shaw 
Wake Owl 

Breakthrough Group of the Year:
A Tribe Called Red 
Autumn Hill 
Born Ruffians 
Courage My Love 
July Talk 

Alternative Album of the Year: 
Reflektor, Arcade Fire 
The Poet’s Dead, Rah Rah 
Today We’re Believers, Royal Canoe 
Warring, The Darcys 
Uzu, Yamantaka//Sonic Titan

Rock Album of the Year: 
Love + Fury, Headstones
Coyote, Matt Mays
Arrows of Desire, Matthew Good
Furiosity, Monster Truck
Transit of Venus, Three Days Grace 

Rap Recording of the Year:
Classified, Classified 
Nothing Was the Same, Drake 
In My Opinion, Rich Kidd 
Flying Colours, Shad 
Everywhere We Go, SonReal 

Roots & Traditional Album of the Year: Solo
Come Cry With Me, Daniel Romano 
So Say We All, David Francey
Don’t Get Too Grand, Donovan Woods 
Valleyheart, Justin Rutledge 
Tin Star, Lindi Ortega 

Juno Fan Choice Award:
Arcade Fire
Avril Lavigne
Céline Dion
Drake Cash
Justin Bieber
Michael Bublé
Robin Thicke
Serena Ryder
Walk Off the Earth

For the full list, head over to the Juno Awards website.

A number of these artists have talked to George in the past, whether in the red chair or on the radio — and some have even performed on the show. We've compiled those appearances into an awesome Juno-inspired playlist. Go ahead: take the next hour or so and enjoy. 


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