Dan Mangan, Michael Buble and Justin Bieber take home Junos

Vancouver's Dan Mangan won New Artist of the Year award at the Juno awards on Sunday. The charismatic singer and songwriter also won Alternative Album of the Year for his third album, Oh Fortune. Justin Bieber won the Juno Fan Choice award. 

Burnaby-born crooner Michael Bublé was also a Juno favorite, and took Album of the Year for his holiday album, Christmas, which includes classics such as “White Christmas” with a guest appearance by fellow Canadian Shania Twain. 

Despite three nominations, world-famous electronic music producer deadmau5 (aka Joel Zimmerman) did not take home any awards at the Junos: Avril Lavigne also netted three nominations but came up empty-handed. The New Group of the Year were The Sheepdogs.

Other winners at the Junos included:

Artist of the Year: Feist

Single of the Year: "I don't Know" - The Sheepdogs

International Album of the Year - 21 - Adele

Group of the Year - Arkells

Songwriter of the Year - Dallas Green 

Adult Alternative Album of the Year - Metals - Feist

Pop Album of the Year - Storms - Hedley

BC Juno winners:

Nanaimo’s Phil Dwyer Orchestra ft. Mark Fewer for Contemporary Jazz Album: Changing Seasons


Murray Porter for Aboriginal Album: Songs Lived & Life Played

Brian Howes, Producer: Heaven’s Gonna Wait (Hedley) and Trying Not to Love You (Nickelback)

Rethink Media‘s Jeff Harrison and Kim Ridgewell for Best Recording Package Rest of the Story (Chris Tarry)

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