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LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Some of the Canadians up for prizes at Sunday's 54th Grammy Awards:
Drake (3): The Toronto artist is up for best rap performance for his Nicki Minaj collaboration "Moment 4 Life," and has two more noms in the best rap/sung collaboration category: the posse cut "I'm On One" and his Rihanna duet "What's My Name?"
Deadmau5 (3): the Niagara Falls, Ont., producer — whose real name is Joel Zimmerman — is up for best dance album for "4x4=12," best dance recording for "Raise Your Weapon" and best remixed recording, non-classical for his version of Foo Fighters' "Rope."
James LaBrie (1): The Midland, Ont., singer is the frontman for Dream Theater, which is nominated for best hard rock/metal performance for "On The Backs of Angels."
Melanie Fiona (1): The Toronto singer is up for best traditional R&B performance for her Cee Lo Green duet "Fool For You," which also earned a nomination for best R&B song.
Sum 41 (1): The Ajax, Ont., band is up for best hard rock/metal performance for "Blood in My Eyes."
Ryan Shore (1): The Toronto-born composer is up for best score soundtrack for visual media for "The Shrine." He's also happens to be the nephew of Oscar-winning composer Howard Shore.
Caroline Robert (1): The Montrealer is up for best packaging for Arcade Fire's "Scenes from the Suburbs."
Duck Sauce (1): Montreal-born A-Trak (Alain Macklovitch) is one half of DJ duo Duck Sauce, which is nominated for best dance recording for "Barbra Streisand."