Canadian rock group Nickelback
led the musical pack Tuesday, picking up five nominations for the 38th annual Juno Awards
, Canada's top music honors.
The Alberta rockers received nominations for best single, best group, best producer and best album of the year.
also will compete for the Juno fan choice award against Celine Dion
- both of whom secured three nominations each - plus Feist
and the Lost Fingers
Other multiple nominees unveiled Tuesday at a Toronto press conference include Montreal-based Sam Roberts
, who earned four nominations including best artist of the year.
The international album of the year award, based on retail album sales in Canada, will see AC/DC
's "Black Ice
" and Coldplay
's "Viva La Vida
" go up against Metallica
's "Death Magnetic
," Jack Johnson
's "Sleep Through The Static
" and Guns N' Roses
' "Chinese Democracy
The 2009 Juno Awards
will air live March 29 on CTV from Vancouver.
Thanks for the report to Reuters.com