Canadian teen-pop star Justin Bieber and an interactive Arcade Fire video that transported viewers to their childhood homes have scored Webby Award nominations.
Bieber, the 17-year-old from Stratford, Ont., is nominated for his "takeover" of the popular comedy website funnyordie.com.
Arcade Fire's " The Wilderness Downtown" web video (Chrome browser recommended), meanwhile, nabbed a bundle of nominations.
The interactive clip, scored to the Grammy-winning Montreal band's song "We Used to Wait," used Google's Street View technology to show personalized images of each viewer's childhood address.
Plenty of other Canadian companies nabbed Webby nominations including Vancouver-based Hootsuite, while " The Test Tube with David Suzuki" is up for best use of interactive video and the National Film Board of Canada's " HIGHRISE: Out My Window" - which recently won an International Digital Emmy Award - is up for best use of photography.
Voting is taking place on the Webby website, with results set to be announced on May 3 and an awards ceremony in New York - where winners are permitted to issue five-word acceptance speeches - will follow on June 13.Report Typo/Error
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