TORONTO, CANADA Wednesday Feb.22.2006 /netmusiccountdown.com/ -- Springtime may be trophy time for Canadian rockers Nickelback.

The band heads the list of nominees for this year's Juno Awards, which are Canada's version of the Grammys.

Nickelback could potentially take home six awards, including Album of the Year for "All the Right Reasons" and Single of the Year for "Photograph." The band is also up for Rock Album of the Year, Group of the Year, and the Juno Fan Choice Award. And Jack Richardson, who produced "All The Right Reasons," is up for Producer of the Year.

Just behind Nickelback with five Juno nominations each are Diana Krall and Michael Buble. Both are up for Album of the Year, Artist of the Year and the Juno Fan Choice Award.

Gwen Stefani, 50 Cent, Kelly Clarkson, Coldplay and the Black Eyed Peas will compete for the International Album of the Year Juno, and Broken Social Scene, Hot Hot Heat, Metric, Tegan & Sara, and The New Pornographers will face off for Alternative Album of the Year.

Other artists receiving Juno nominations include Neil Young, Simple Plan, the Arcade Fire, Celine Dion, Barenaked Ladies, Feist, Low Millions,

The Juno Awards will be handed out on Sunday, April 2nd in Halifax, Nova Scotia. For more information and to view a complete list of nominees, visit www.juno-awards.ca.

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