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article imageSheepdogs win big at Juno Awards

By Tim O'Brien     Apr 2, 2012 in Entertainment
A wide array of talent hails from Canada and on April 1, it was time to honor those in the music field.
With William Shatner as host, the Juno Awards were handed out. The night featured performances by Nickelback, Simple Plan and Feist, among others.
Fresh off his slimed appearance at The Kids' Choice Awards, Justin Bieber took home Fan Choice and Feist grabbed Artist of the Year. Meanwhile, the Sheepdogs had a big night.
The list of winners:
JUNO FAN CHOICE: Justin Bieber
SINGLE OF THE YEAR: The Sheepdogs, "I Don't Know."
ALBUM OF THE YEAR: Michael Bublé, Christmas.
ARTIST OF THE YEAR: Feist
INTERNATIONAL ALBUM OF THE YEAR: Adele, 21.
WALT GREALIS LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD: Gary Slaight
NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR: Dan Mangan
SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR: Dallas Green for "We Found Each Other" and "Weightless," from Little Hell.
NEW GROUP OF THE YEAR: The Sheepdogs.
GROUP OF THE YEAR: Arkells
COUNTRY ALBUM OF THE YEAR: Terri Clark, Roots and Wings.
ADULT ALTERNATIVE ALBUM OF THE YEAR: Feist, Metals.
ALTERNATIVE ALBUM OF THE YEAR: Dan Mangan, Oh Fortune.
POP ALBUM OF THE YEAR: Hedley, Storms.
Big night in Canada.
Big night in Canada.
Sheepdogs
ROCK ALBUM OF THE YEAR: The Sheepdogs, Learn & Burn.
DANCE RECORDING OF THE YEAR: Martin Solveig and Dragonette, "Hello."
VOCAL JAZZ ALBUM OF THE YEAR: Sonia Johnson, Le carré de nos amours.
CONTEMPORARY JAZZ ALBUM OF THE YEAR: Phil Dwyer Orchestra featuring Mark Fewer, Changing Seasons.
TRADITIONAL JAZZ ALBUM OF THE YEAR: David Braid, Verge.
INSTRUMENTAL ALBUM OF THE YEAR: Stretch Orchetstra, Stretch Orchestra.
FRANCOPHONE ALBUM OF THE YEAR: Malajube, La caverne.
CHILDREN'S ALBUM OF THE YEAR: Charlie Hope, Songs Stories and Friends: Let's Go Play!
CLASSICAL ALBUM OF THE YEAR, SOLO OR CHAMBER ENSEMBLE: Marc André Hamelin, Liszt Piano Sonata.
CLASSICAL ALBUM OF THE YEAR, LARGE ENSEMBLE OR SOLOIST(S) WITH LARGE ENSEMBLE ACCOMPANIMENT: Alexandre Da Costa/Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal, Daugherty: Fire and Blood.
CLASSICAL ALBUM OF THE YEAR: VOCAL OR CHORAL PERFORMANCE: Jan Archibald/Orchestre Symphonique Bienne/Thomas Rosner, Haydn Arias.
CLASSICAL COMPOSITION OF THE YEAR: Derek Charke, "Sepia Fragments," Sea to Sea.
RAP RECORDING OF THE YEAR: Drake, Take Care.
R&B/SOUL RECORDING OF THE YEAR: Melanie Fiona, Gone and Never Coming Back.
REGGAE RECORDING OF THE YEAR: Exco Levi, Bleaching Shop.
ABORIGINAL ALBUM OF THE YEAR: Murray Porter, Songs Lived & Life Played.
ROOTS AND TRADITIONAL ALBUM OF THE YEAR, SOLO: Bruce Cockburn, Small Source of Comfort.
ROOTS AND TRADITIONAL ALBUM OF THE YEAR, GROUP: The Wailin' Jennys, Bright Morning Stars.
BLUES ALBUM OF THE YEAR: MonkeyJunk, To Behold.
CONTEMPORARY CHRISTIAN/GOSPEL ALBUM OF THE YEAR: Downhere, On the Altar of Love.
WORLD MUSIC ALBUM OF THE YEAR: Kiran Ahluwalia, Aam Zameen: common ground.
JACK RICHARDSON PRODUCER OF THE YEAR: Brian Howes for Hedley, "Heavens Gonna Wait" (from Storms) and Nickelback, "Trying Not to Love You" (from Here and Now).
RECORDING ENGINEER OF THE YEAR: George Seara for Michael Kaeshammer, "A Little Bit of Love" (from Kaeshammer) and Laila Biali, "Let Go" (from Tracing Light).
VIDEO OF THE YEAR: The Sadies, "Rumbleseat," directed by Mike Roberts.
MUSIC DVD OF THE YEAR: Feist: Look What the Light Did Now.
ELECTRONIC ALBUM OF THE YEAR: Tim Hecker, Ravedeath, 1972.
METAL/HARD MUSIC ALBUM OF THE YEAR: KEN mode, Venerable.
ALLAN WATERS HUMANITARIAN AWARD: Simple Plan
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