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Smith wins Juno

Monday, March 16, 2015 – Dallas Smith won the Juno for Country Album of the Year for "Lifted" earlier this week in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

The Juno is the Canadian equivalent of the Grammys.

Smith, who has a U.S. recording contract with Republic Nashville, won for "Lifted" over Jess Moskaluke's "Light Up the Night," Kira Isabella's "Caffeine & Big Dreams," Mackenzie Porter's self-titled disc and The Road Hammer's "Wheels."

Catherine MacLellan won Roots & Traditional Album of the Year: Solo for "The Raven's Sun." The group honor went to The Bros. Landreth for "Let It Lie."

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