Manitobans Nominated for Juno Awards

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The official nominations for the 2004 Juno Awards have been announced and four Manitoba acts have made the shortlist. Doc Walker is nominated for Country Recording of the Year for Everyone Aboard, The Weakerthans have been nominated for Alternative Album of the Year for Reconstruction Site, while Burnt and Eagle & Hawk have both been nominated in the Aboriginal Recording of the Year category for their Burnt Project 1 The Avenue and Mother Earth albums, respectively.

Eagle & Hawk won for Best Music of Aboriginal Canada in 2002 for On and On, Doc Walker was nominated for Country Recording of the Year at the 2003 Junos for its album Curve and The Weakerthans were nominated for Best Alternative Album at the 2001 awards for Left and Leaving.

The Juno Awards annually celebrate the best music Canada has to offer with a three-day event in a different city each year. The 2004 Juno Awards take place in Edmonton, April 1-3 and the 2005 Juno Awards will be in Winnipeg. For more information, visit

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