The Weeknd leads the JUNO Awards 2016 with six nominations

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The biggest nominations in Canadian Music were announced this morning by The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) at the Phoenix Concert Theatre this morning. Media and Canadian talent were invited to a special presentation of the newest JUNO nominations along with a guest performance by Scott Helman and rapper Transit. 

Here are some of the nominees

JUNO FAN CHOICE AWARD (PRESENTED BY TD)

Walk Off The Earth
The Weeknd
Shawn Mendes
Shawn Hook
Justin Bieber
Drake
Dean Brody
Coeur de pirate
Carly Rae Jepsen
Aleesia Cara

POP ALBUM OF THE YEAR ( SPONSORED BY TD)
Sing It All Away Walk of the Earth
Handwritten Shawn Mendes
Augusta Scott Helman
Purpose Justin Bieber
Hello Hedley 

BREAKTHROUGH ARTIST OF THE YEAR (SPONSORED BY FACTOR, The Government of Canada, Private Radio Broadcasters, and Radio Starmaker Fund)
Tobias Jesso Jr.
Scott Helman
Francesco Yates
Colema Hell
Aleesia Cara

You can view the full list of the nominees for 2016 here

The 45th annual JUNO Awards airs live from  the Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary on Sunday, April 3, 2016. 

Tickets for the 2016 JUNO Awards are now on sale through www.ticketmaster.ca 

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