Junos yank nominee after realizing song was ineligible

TORONTO -- Congratulations to all Juno nominees -- now please double check your eligibility.

The Juno Awards have yanked one of this year's dance recording of the year nominees after realizing the song wasn't eligible in the first place.

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The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences, which organizes the annual event to celebrate Canadian music, says it discovered after "an internal review" that Kaytranada's song "At All" was released outside the eligibility period.

Borgeous & Lights' track "Zero Gravity" will fill the vacancy left by the pulled nominee.

This isn't the first time the Junos have had to fix an error after announcing the nominees.

In 2013, a nomination for Quebec singer Elisapie as breakthrough artist of the year was rescinded after organizers realized the Inuit singer had already won a Juno eight years earlier for aboriginal album of the year as part of the duo Taima.



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