Wednesday, February 2, 2011
– Taylor Swift and Lady Antebellum received nominations for a Juno Award, the Canadian Grammys on Tuesday.
Swift's "Speak Now" and Lady Antebellum's "Need You Now were nominated for Intenational Album of the Year. Also nominated were Eminem for "Recovery," Katy Perry for "Teenage Dream" and Ke$ha for "Animal."
In the Country Album of the Year category, nominees were Carolyn Dawn Johnson, "Love Rules"; Dean Brody, "Trail in Life"; Deric Ruttan, "Sunshine"; Gord Bamford, "Day Job"; and Johnny Reid, "A Place Called Love."
Reid's disc also was nominated for Album of the Year along with Arcade Fire's "The Suburbs," Drake's "Thank Me Later," Hedley's "The Show Must Go" and Justin Bieber's "My World 2.0."
Rootsy singer Sarah Harmer's "Oh Little Fire" was nominated for Adult Alternative Album of the Year along with Luke Doucet for "Steel City Trawler" and non-rootsy albums from Neil Young for "Le Noise," Justin Nozuka for "You I Wind Land and Sea" and Black Dub for "Black Dub."
Reid also received a Fan Choice Award nomination along with Drake, Hedley, Bieber and Michael Buble.
Roots & Traditional Album nominations in the solo category went to: Del Barber for "Love Songs for the Last Twenty," Justin Rutledge for "The Early Widows," Lynn Miles for "Fall for Beauty," Old Man Luedecke for "My Hands Are on Fire and Other Love Songs" and Ruth Moody for "The Garden."
The awards will be handed out March 27 in Toronto.