Canadian rock sensation Sam Roberts leads the nominations for the 15th annual MuchMusic Video Awards with eight nods.

The singer-songwriter, who was a big winner at last month's (APR04) JUNO AWARDS will compete with Billy Talent, Finger Eleven and Nelly Furtado for major prizes at Canada's equivalent to the MTV AWARDS.

Roberts' big hit HARD ROAD is up for six honours - Best Video, Pop Video, Director, Post-Production, Cinematography and the MuchMoreMusic Award.

Billy Talent and Finger Eleven are among the acts slated to perform at the 20 June (04) ceremony in Toronto, Ontario.

Beastie Boys, Evanescence and Hilary Duff are also billed to perform.

25/05/2004 21:13