Crooner nabs four trophies at Canada's music honors

It was all about crooning and swooning this weekend as Vancouver singer Michael Bublé topped the 32nd Juno Awards, Canada’s music honors, with four trophies, while teen YouTube phenom Justin Bieber — shut out of his three nominations — caused fan pandemonium.

Seven statues were handed out on Sunday at a ceremony broadcast on CTV, featuring several live performances, while 32 Junos were bestowed at a non-televised gala dinner on Saturday night, both held in the fog-bound east coast city of St. John’s, Newfoundland.

Bublé picked up the people’s choice award, single of the year (“Haven’t Met You Yet”), as well as album of the year and pop album of the year for his fourth studio effort, “Crazy Love,” which spent two weeks at the No. 1 spot on U.S. and Canadian charts last year.

Toronto rapper Drake, former star of TV’s “Degrassi: The Next Generation” whose debut disc “Thank Me Later” is set for release this June, nabbed trophies for new artist and rap recording (“So Far Gone”) and joined Beiber on stage for an acoustic rendition of “Baby.”

Somali-born, Toronto-based K’naan was named artist of the year and songwriter of the year; his anthem “Wavin’ Flag” has become a rallying cry for Haitian relief efforts.

Toronto rockers Metric were also double winners with group of the year and alternative album (“Fantasies”) awards.

Veteran rocker Bryan Adams was given the Allan Waters humanitarian award to honor his charity work on behalf of breast cancer research and Ethiopian famine relief; he accepted his award via satellite from London, unable to travel due to the volcanic ash that has grounded most flights.

Legendary Halifax rockers April Wine were inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame.

FULL LIST OF 2010 JUNO AWARD WINNERS

JUNO FAN CHOICE AWARD
Michael Bublé

SINGLE OF THE YEAR
“Haven’t Met You Yet,” Michael Bublé

INTERNATIONAL ALBUM OF THE YEAR
“Only By The Night” (Kings Of Leon)

ALBUM OF THE YEAR
“Crazy Love,” Michael Bublé

ARTIST OF THE YEAR
K’naan

GROUP OF THE YEAR
Metric

NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Drake

NEW GROUP OF THE YEAR
Arkell

SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR
K’Naan

COUNTRY ALBUM OF THE YEAR
“Dance With Me” Johnny Reid

ADULT ALTERNATIVE ALBUM OF THE YEAR
“Three” Joel Plaskett

ALTERNATIVE ALBUM OF THE YEAR
“Fantasies” Metric

POP ALBUM OF THE YEAR
“Crazy Love” Michael Bublé

ROCK ALBUM OF THE YEAR
“III” Billy Talent

VOCAL JAZZ ALBUM OF THE YEAR
“Ranee Lee Lives Upstairs” Ranee Lee

CONTEMPORARY JAZZ ALBUM OF THE YEAR
“The Happiness Project” Charles Spearin

TRADITIONAL JAZZ ALBUM OF THE YEAR
“It’s About Time” Terry Clarke

INSTRUMENTAL ALBUM OF THE YEAR
“As Seen Through The Windows” Bell Orchestre

FRANCOPHONE ALBUM OF THE YEAR
“Les sentinelles dorment” Andrea Lindsay

CHILDREN’S ALBUM OF THE YEAR
“Love My New Shirt” Norman Foote

CLASSICAL ALBUM OF THE YEAR: SOLO OR CHAMBER ENSEMBLE
“Joel Quarrington: Garden Scene”

CLASSICAL ALBUM OF THE YEAR: LARGE ENSEMBLE OR SOLOIST(S) WITH LARGE ENSEMBLE ACCOMPANIMENT
“Mathieu, Shostakovich, Mendelssohn: Concertino & Concertos,” Alain Lefèvre & London Mozart Players

CLASSICAL ALBUM OF THE YEAR: VOCAL OR CHORAL PERFORMANCE
“Adrianne Pieczonka sings Puccini”

CLASSICAL COMPOSITION OF THE YEAR
“Lament In The Trampled Garden” Marjan Mozetich

RAP RECORDING OF THE YEAR (SUNDAY)
“So Far Gone,” Drake

DANCE RECORDING OF THE YEAR
“For Lack Of A Better Name” Deadmau5

R&B/SOUL RECORDING OF THE YEAR
“Lonesome Highway” Jacksoul

REGGAE RECORDING OF THE YEAR
“Gonna Be Alright” Dubmatix ft. Prince Blanco

ABORIGINAL ALBUM OF THE YEAR
“We Are” Digging Roots

ROOTS & TRADITIONAL ALBUM OF THE YEAR: SOLO
“Hunter, Hunter” Amelia Curran

ROOTS & TRADITIONAL ALBUM OF THE YEAR: GROUP
“Good Lovelies” Good Lovelies

BLUES ALBUM OF THE YEAR
“The Corktown Sessions” Jack de Keyzer

CONTEMPORARY CHRISTIAN/GOSPEL ALBUM OF THE YEAR
“Where’s Our Revolution” Matt Brouwer

WORLD MUSIC ALBUM OF THE YEAR
“Comfortably Mine” Dominic Mancuso

JACK RICHARDSON PRODUCER OF THE YEAR
Bob Rock

RECORDING ENGINEER OF THE YEAR
Dan Brodbeck

RECORDING PACKAGE OF THE YEAR
Martin Bernard (Art Director); Stéphane Cocke (Photographer); Thomas Csano (Designer/Illustrator) “Beats on Canvas”

VIDEO OF THE YEAR
Serena Ryder’s’s “Little Bit Of Red” (dir. Marc Ricciardelli)

MUSIC DVD OF THE YEAR
“Iron Maiden Flight 666″ (dir. Sam Dunn, Scott McFadyen)

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