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December 11, 2006

Canadian Musicians Nominated For Grammys

Written by
cindy mcleod

Canadian music news

Canadians Nominated For Grammy Awards Make Us Proud

Canadians have made an enormous impact upon the music industry, and are recognized with the announcement of a long list of contenders for the Grammy Awards.

The 49th Grammy Awards will be handed out by the Recording Academy on Sunday, February 11th.

Among the nominees are the following Canadians:

Michael Buble (Vancouver): Best traditional pop vocal album for “Caught in the Act.”
The Duhks (Winnipeg): Best country performance by a duo or group with vocal for “Heaven’s My Home.”
Nelly Furtado (Victoria): Best pop collaboration with vocal for “Promiscuous”, with Timbaland.
Diana Krall (Nanaimo, B.C.): Best jazz vocal album for “From This Moment On.”
Lisa Lambert (Toronto): Best musical show album for her work on the Broadway hit “The Drowsy Chaperone.”
Sarah McLachlan (Vancouver): Best traditional pop vocal album for the holiday release “Wintersong.”
Northern Cree and Friends (Saddle Lake, Alta.): Best native American music album for “Long Winter Nights”
Walter Ostanek (St. Catharines, Ont.): Best polka album for his album with Fred Ziwich, “Good Friends, Good Music.”
Daniel Powter (Vernon, B.C.): Best pop male vocal for his song, “Bad Day”
Gordie Sampson (Big Pond, N.S.): Best country song for “Jesus Take the Wheel,” performed by Carrie Underwood
Neil Young (Toronto): Best solo rock vocal performance for “Lookin’ For a Leader;” best rock song for “Lookin’ For a Leader;” best rock album for “Living With War.”

for more information visit www.grammy.com

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