Category:Artist of the Year
Leslie Feist (born 13 February 1976), known professionally as simply Feist, is a Canadian singer-songwriter, both as a solo artist and as a member of the indie rock group Broken Social Scene. Feist launched her solo music career in 1999 with the release MONARCH. Her subsequent studio albums, LET IT DIE, released in 2004, and THE REMINDER, released in 2007, were critically acclaimed and commercially successful, selling over 2.5 million copies. THE REMINDER earned Feist four Grammy nominations, including a nomination for Best New Artist. She was the top winner at the 2008 JUNO Awards in Calgary with five awards, including Songwriter of the Year, Artist of the Year, Pop Album of the Year, Album of the Year and Single of the Year. Her fourth studio album, METALS, was released on October 4, 2011.