Neil Young Takes Artist of the Year at Canada's Junos

The final eight awards were given out on Sunday night for this years Juno Awards, the Canadian equivalent to the Grammys. Thirty-two other awards were given during a Saturday night gala.

The big winner on the night was Arcade Fire.  They had already won Alternative Album for The Suburbs and, on Sunday night, added Album of the Year, Group and Songwriter awards. Justin Bieber took two with Pop Album and the Juno Fan Choice Award.

Le NoiseLooking back over the two nights, it really was Neil Young's year. He had already been announced as this years honoree for the Alan Waters Humanitarian Award and, on Saturday night, took Adult Alternative Album of the Year for Le Noise (Daniel Lenois also won Producer of the Year, partially for the album). Sunday night, he took the big prize when he added Artist of the Year to his total.

The Sunday night winners:
ALBUM OF THE YEAR (SPONSORED BY CANADIAN RECORDING INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION)
The Suburbs Arcade Fire Sonovox*F.A.B.

ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Neil Young Reprise*Warner

GROUP OF THE YEAR
Arcade Fire Sonovox*F.A.B.

NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR (SPONSORED BY FACTOR AND RADIO STARMAKER FUND)
Meaghan Smith Sire/WEA*Warner

SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR (SPONSORED BY SIRIUS SATELLITE RADIO)
Arcade Fire
“Ready To Start” | “We Used To Wait” | “Sprawl II (Mountains Beyond Mountains)”
THE SUBURBS – Arcade Fire Sonovox*F.A.B.*Arcade Fire Music

POP ALBUM OF THE YEAR
My World 2.0 Justin Bieber Island Def Jam*Universal

JUNO FAN CHOICE AWARD (PRESENTED BY LIVE NATION) – TBD after March 4, 5pm.
Justin Bieber Island Def Jam*Universal

SINGLE OF THE YEAR (SPONSORED BY LONG & MCQUADE)
Wavin’ Flag Young Artists for Haiti Universal

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