Juno nominations to be announced in Toronto

Toronto's Drake among top contenders

Musicians are clenching their teeth as they wait to hear the nominees for the 2014 Juno Awards, being announced in Toronto on Feb. 4.

The Juno Awards are to be held on March 30, 2014 in Winnipeg at the MTS Centre.

Canadians eligible for a possible nomination must have had an album released between Sept. 1, 2012 and Nov.13, 2013.

Some well-known Canadian musicians who are eligible include Ameroican-Canadian singer Robin Thicke and Toronto-raised rapper Drake.

The album of cover of Canadian rapper Drake's "Nothing Was the Same."
The album of cover of Canadian rapper Drake’s “Nothing Was the Same.” (drake-nothing-was-the-same-artwork-2)

Robin Thicke, is well known for Blurred Lines, an album that debuted at the top stop both on UK and Scottish album charts in 2013.

Recent Grammy nominee for best rap album, for best rap performance and doubly for two for best rap song, Drake is another favourite who is expected to receive a nomination for his latest album, Nothing Was the Same, which went platinum late last year at this year’s Juno Awards.