TORONTO, Ca. (CDNow) - Veteran Canadian rockers Our Lady Peace
and newcomers Nickelback
lead the field of nominees for the 2002 Juno Awards, Canada's equivalent of the GRAMMY Awards.
Our Lady Peace topped the nominees' list with five nods for Best Album (Spiritual Machines), Best Group, Best Single ("Life"), Best Album Design (Spiritual Machines), and Best Video ("In Repair").
Nickelback and legend Leonard Cohen were one behind OLP with four nominations each. Nickelback grabbed recognition for Best Group, Best Album (Silver Side Up), Best Single ("How You Remind Me"), and Best Rock Album (Silver Side Up). Cohen scored nominations for Best Artist, Best Songwriter, Best Pop Album (Ten New Songs), and Best Video ("In My Secret Life").
Sum 41 (Best Album and Best Rock Album for All Killer No Filler
and Best Group), Diana Krall
(Best Album and Best Vocal Jazz Album for The Look of Love
and Best Artist), and Hawksley Workman
(Best Video for "Jealous of Your Cigarette," Best Alternative Album for (last night we were) the delicious wolves
, and Best New Solo Artist) fell in line next with three nominations each.
Other notable multi-nominations went to Nelly Furtado (Best Album for Whoa, Nelly! and Best Artist) and Rufus Wainwright (Best Songwriter and Best Alternative Album for Poses).
The 2002 Juno Awards will take place at Mile One Stadium in St. Johns, Newfoundland and Labrador on April 14. For the first time in their history, the awards will be broadcast on Canada's CTV at 8 p.m. (ET/PT).
Here is a partial rundown of the 2002 Juno Award nominees.
Sum 41, All Killer No Filler
Nickelback, Silver Side Up
Our Lady Peace, Spiritual Machines
Diana Krall, The Look of Love
Nelly Furtado, Whoa, Nelly!
Amanda Marshall, "Everybody's Got a Story"
Nickelback, "How You Remind Me"
Sloan, "If It Feels Good"
Our Lady Peace, "Life"
Matthew Good Band
Our Lady Peace
The Tea Party
Best New Solo Artist:
Best New Group: