Crystal Shawanda nominated for Juno award for best album

REGINA—Manitoulin’s sweetheart Crystal Shawanda has been nominated for yet another Juno award for her country tunes, this time for the title of Aboriginal Album of the Year, for the album ‘Just Like You’ and sponsored by the Aboriginal Peoples Television Network.

“Congratulations to all fellow nominees, in all categories, at the 2013 Junos!” Ms. Shawanda posted on her Facebook page. “I’m truly humbled and honoured to be a part of the celebration! Thank you everyone for your beautiful support! If I could, I would give every single one of you a big fat hug.”

The country singer/songwriter was nominated for two awards in 2009, for Country Recording of the Year for her song ‘Dawn of a New Day’ and Artist of the Year.

This year’s Juno awards will be held on Sunday, April 21 in Regina.