This weekend, Juno Awards – the Canadian equivalent of the Grammy – Singer-songwriter Michael Buble dominated, winning four of his six nominations, including Single of the Year for “You Have not Met Yet” and the coveted June for album of the year for “Crazy Love”. Among those, the top honor was bested for Buble teen singing sensation Justin Bieber, who claims for his debut CD “My World”. “Bublé also beat Bieber for the pop-album price, and the veteran crooner was the fan choice for the second time in two years, this title won in 2008 on his third attempt.
Although Bieber was not arguing for that Juno, he was expected to win the New Artist Award. However, turning Drake, a TV star rapper, with whom he had earlier in the evening on his hit “Baby dueted,” slipped from Bieber for Juno. Drake won Best Rap Recording for “So Far Gone”. Another rapper K’Naan, took home artist of the year and songwriter.
The non-television program is part of the Junos on Saturday evening saw the wealth, as each passed the 32 prizes were spread out to another winner. As for the Grammys, the emphasis on the two-hour CTV broadcast Sunday was performed instead of applause. Only seven of the major awards were handed over during the kudocast.
The Juno went to St. John’s, capital of the Province of Canada’s youngest, Newfoundland, for the first time since 2002. In the intervening years, this celebration of Canadian music in the English language in six of nine provinces, the other was held. The awards are planned to come back its traditional home of the Toronto next year.