TORONTO (Hollywood Reporter) - Susan Boyle is set to live the dream next month at the Junos, Canada’s music awards.
The British talent-show sensation’s chart-topping debut “I Dreamed a Dream” will compete for best international album against the Black Eyed Peas’ “The E.N.D.,” Britney Spears’ “Circus,” Kings of Leon’s “Only by the Night” and Taylor Swift’s “Fearless.”
Boyle’s album was the best-selling release in Canada last year, despite being released in November.
Another chart-topper, Michael Buble’s “Crazy Love,” earned the Canadian crooner a leading six nominations, including best album and single.
Other Juno contenders included rockers Billy Talent, hip-hop artist Drake and singer-songwriter Johnny Reid, each with four nominations. And teen idol Justin Bieber and indie rock band Metric both earned three nominations.
The Juno awards will be handed out April 18 in St. John’s, Newfoundland and will air live nationwide on the CTV networks.