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Canadians nominated for Grammys
Several Canadians musicians got good news when the Grammy nominations were announced Thursday. Among them:
Leslie Feist (Toronto): Best new artist, best female pop vocal performance for the song, “1 2 3 4,” best pop vocal album for “The Reminder,” best short form music video.
Nelly Furtado (Victoria): Best female pop vocal performance for “Say It Right,” best pop collaboration with vocals for “Give It To Me,” with Timbaland and Justin Timberlake.
Michael Buble (Vancouver): Best male pop vocal performance for “Everything,” best traditional pop vocal album for “Call Me Irresponsible.”
Joni Mitchell (raised in Saskatoon, lives Los Angeles): Best pop instrumental performance for “One Week Last Summer.”
Nickelback (formed in Hanna, Alta.) : Best rock performance by a duo or group with vocals for “If Everyone Cared.”
Rush (Toronto): Best rock instrumental performance for “Malignant Narcissism.”
Arcade Fire (Montreal): Best alternative music album for “Neon Bible.”
Emerson Drive (Grande Prairie, Alta.): Best country performance by a duo or group with vocals for “Moments.”
Walter Ostanek (St. Catharines, Ont.) and his band, with Brian Sklar (Prince Albert, Sask.) and The Western Senators (Calgary): Best polka album for “Duelling Polkas.”
John Gora (Burlington, Ont.) and Gorale: Best polka album for “Bulletproof Polka.”