SOURCE: Cheapflights Canada

March 16, 2011 12:32 ET

Cheapflights.ca's List of Top Juno Award Nominees

Root for Your Hometown Favourite

TORONTO, ON--(Marketwire - March 16, 2011) - Cheapflights.ca, the online leader in finding and publishing travel deals, celebrates the 40th anniversary of the Juno Awards -- Canada's music awards show -- which airs on Sunday, March 27th, on CTV live from Toronto's Air Canada Centre. This year also marks the return of the show to Toronto -- the site of the first Juno's back in 1970 -- and will be celebrated with Juno Award Week from March 21 to 27 offering a program of events spanning all art forms from music, fashion, art, literature and much more.

Root for your hometown favourites with Cheapflights.ca's List of Top 10 Juno Award Nominees. From Ontario's very own Drake, Justin Bieber and Neil Young to BC's David Foster, Hedley and Michael Bublé -- all the nominees to make the list are home-grown Canadian artists that are making their mark in Canada and on the world stage.

Below are five performers from Cheapflights.ca's list of Juno award nominees who make us proud to be Canadian:

Drake - Topping the charts with pop and R&B hits, this Toronto star made it big this year with a major-label debut album, "Thank Me Later". He's worked with stars like Lil' Wayne and Swizz Beatz, and he's up for the Juno fan choice award, single of the year for "Find Your Love", album of the year for "Thank Me Later", artist of the year, song writer of the year and rap recording of the year. Search and compare cheap flights to Toronto.

Justin Bieber - Little Justin Bieber is a huge star all over the world, but comes straight to us from Stratford, Ontario. The YouTube wonder is just getting started in his pop career, but takes it by storm and is expected to be around for years to come. This young pup is up for several awards including album of the year and pop album of the year for "My World 2.0", artist of the year and the Juno fan choice award. Search and compare cheap flights to London, Ontario (closest airport).

Michael Bublé - It's always about love for Michael Bublé, and this time, it's crazy. The modern Sinatra from Burnaby, BC, has put out his first studio recording in two-and-a-half years. The record, called "Crazy Love", is titled after his cover of Van Morrison's tune, and has scored him a nomination for a Juno fan choice award. Search and compare cheap flights to Vancouver (closest airport).

Sarah McLachlan - A powerhouse from the start, Sarah McLachlan has been crooning her way up the charts since the late 80s. The singer songwriter, from Halifax, Nova Scotia, is up for artist of the year, songwriter of the year, and pop album of the year for "Laws of Illusion". Search and compare cheap flights to Halifax.

Arcade Fire - This quirky troupe from Montreal boasts plenty of people and plenty of instruments, and subsequently, is nominated for plenty of awards. After winning Album of the Year for "The Suburbs" at the Grammy's in the US, Arcade Fire is nominated for the Juno album of the year, group of the year, alternative album of the year, producer of the year, and recording package of the year. Search and compare cheap flights to Montreal.

We round out the list with five more Canadians who have also gained star power around the world: Edmonton's KD Lang; Charlemagne's Céline Dion; Victoria's David Foster; Abbotsford's Hedley and Toronto's Neil Young. To read more details on these musicians and their hometown roots, visit the complete list of Top 10 Juno Nominees at http://www.cheapflights.ca/travel-tips/top-10-canadian-juno-award-nominees/.

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