Juno Awards 2013: Carly Rae Jepsen, Justin Bieber Lead Nominees

TORONTO, ON - DECEMBER 01: Carly Rae Jepsen performs at Rogers Centre before Justin Bieber hits the stage on December 1, 2012 in Toronto, Canada. (Photo by George Pimentel/WireImage)

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Carly Rae Jepsen will go head-to-head against Justin Bieber in four major categories at this year's Juno Awards, taking place April 21 at the Brandt Centre in Regina, Saskatchewan.

The "Call Me Maybe" singer and Bieber, whose tweets helped propel her to stardom, are both up for artist, album, pop album and fan choice awards. Jepsen leads all nominees with five total, while Bieber will compete in four categories.

Other multi-nominees for Canada's biggest night of music include Billy Talent, Hedley, Leonard Cohen, Marianas Trench, Metric and Rush.

It was also announced that Jepsen, as well as Michael Buble, will perform during the broadcast.

Stay tuned for a full report… Until then, here are key nominations:

Artist of the Year
Carly Rae Jepsen
Deadmau5
Johnny Reid
Justin Bieber
Leonard Cohen

Group of the Year
Billy Talent
Marianas Trench
Metric
Rush
The Sheepdogs

Album of the Year
Carly Rae Jepsen, "Kiss"
Céline Dion, "Sans Attendre"
Hedley, "Storms"
Justin Bieber, "Believe"
Marianas Trench, "Ever After"

Single of the Year
Billy Talent, "Viking Death March"
Carly Rae Jepsen, "Call Me Maybe"
Hedley, "Kiss You Inside Out"
Serena Ryder, "Stompa"
The Sheepdogs, "The Way It Is"

International Album of the Year
Maroon 5, "Overexposed"
Mumford & Sons, "Babel"
One Direction, "Up All Night"
Rod Stewart, "Merry Christmas, Baby"
Taylor Swift, "Red"

Breakthrough Artist of the Year
Cold Specks
Elisapie
Grimes
Kira Isabella
The Weeknd

Breakthrough Group of the Year
Hey Ocean!
Monster Truck
The Pack a.d.
Walk Off the Earth
Yukon Blonde

JUNO Fan Choice Award
Carly Rae Jepsen
Céline Dion
Drake
Hedley
Justin Bieber
Leonard Cohen
Marianas Trench
Metric
Michael Bublé
Nickelback

Pop Album of the Year
Carly Rae Jepsen, "Kiss"
Justin Bieber, "Believe"
Kristina Maria, "Tell The World"
Nelly Furtado, "The Spirit Indestructible"
Victoria Duffield, "Shut Up and Dance"

Rock Album of the Year
Big Wreck, "Albatross"
Billy Talent, "Dead Silence"
Rush, "Clockwork Angels"
The Sheepdogs, "The Sheepdogs"
The Tragically Hip, "Now For Plan A"

Alternative Album of the Year
Hannah Georgas, "Hannah Georgas"
Japandroids, "Celebration Rock"
Metric, "Synthetica"
Said The Whale, "Little Mountain"
Stars, "The North"

Country Album of the Year
Chad Brownlee, "Love Me Or Leave Me"
Dallas Smith, "Jumped Right In"
Dean Brody, "Dirt"
Emerson Drive, "Roll"
Johnny Reid, "Fire It Up"

Video of the Year
Drake, "HYFR"
Alan Doyle, "Testify"
Johnny Reid, "Fire It Up"
Walk Off the Earth, "Little Boxes"
Of Monsters and Men, "Little Talks"

Go to JunoAwards.ca for a complete list of nominees.

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