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Kalle Mattson, Angela Hewitt, Souljazz Orchestra among Juno nominees

Ottawa-based musicians known for heavy metal, classical and folk-pop are among the nominees for the 2016 Juno Awards.

2016 Juno Awards to be held in Calgary on April 3

Ottawa-born Angela Hewitt is nominated for a 2016 Juno Award. (Maria Teresa De Luca)

Ottawa-based musicians known for heavy metal, classical and folk-pop are among the nominees for the 2016 Juno Awards.

Ottawa-based KalleMattson is nominated for Video of the Year for his song "Avalanche," along with Toronto-based cinematographer Philip Sportel. The pair recreates 35 classic album covers in the video.

F--k the Facts, a band that counts Gatineau, Ottawa and Cambridge as its hometowns, is nominated for Heavy Metal Album of the Year for Desire Will Rot.

The Souljazz Orchestra, a band based in Ottawa, is nominated for World Music Album of the Year for Resistance.

From left, members of the Souljazz Orchestra: Steve Patterson, Pierre Chrétien, Ray Murray, Marielle Rivard, Zakari Frantz and Philippe Lafrenire. (Brian Goldschmied/Souljazz Orchestra)

Ottawa-born pianist Angela Hewitt is nominated for Classical Album of the Year: Solo or Chamber Ensemble for Liszt: Piano Sonata & Sonnets.

The band Esmerine, which has some roots in Wakefield, Que., is nominated for Recording Package of the Year for its album Lost Voices​.

And Half Moon Run, a Montreal-based trio with roots in Ottawa, is nominated for Breakthrough Group of the Year.

The 2016 Juno Awards take place in Calgary on April 3.