Arcade Fire Nominated for Three mtvU Woodie Awards
Canadian alternative rockers Arcade Fire leads this year's mtvU Woodie Awards nominations with three.
Other artists receiving multiple nominations include Oscar nominee Pharrell Williams, Jay Z, Imagine Dragons, Disclosure and Chance the Rapper, all with two apiece.
Arcade Fire will vie for the Woodie of the Year, aka the artist of the year award, along with Imagine Dragons, Lorde, Williams, Drake, Zedd and Disclosure.
The Breaking Woodie, aka best emerging artist award, includes Bastille, Martin Garrix, The 1975,Jhene Aiko, Sam Smith and Mack Wilds.
The mtvU Woodie Awards, taking place at South by Southwest, will air as a 30-minute special on MTV and mtvU on Sunday, March 16, at 8 p.m. ET/PT.
Voting runs through March 6 on MTV.com.
Check out the full list of nominees below:
Woodie of the Year (Artist of the Year)
Imagine Dragons (KIDinaKORNER/Interscope Records)
Lorde (Lava Records/Republic Records)
Pharrell (Columbia Records)
Drake (YMCMB/Republic Records)
Zedd (Interscope Records)
Disclosure (Cherrytree/Interscope Records)
Breaking Woodie (Best Emerging Artist)
Bastille (Virgin/Capitol Records)
Martin Garrix (Casablanca Records/Republic Records)
The 1975 (Dirty Hit/Vagrant/Interscope Records)
Jhené Aiko (Def Jam)
Sam Smith (Capitol Music Group)
Mack Wilds (RED Music)
Best Video Woodie (Best Video of the Year)
Disclosure – "Grab Her" (Cherrytree/Interscope Records)
Passion Pit – "Carried Away" (Columbia Records)
Chance The Rapper – “Everybody’s Something" (Independent)
Iggy Azalea – "Bounce" (Island Records)
Arcade Fire – "Afterlife" (Merge/Capitol Records)
Did It My Way Woodie (Biggest Pioneer/Innovator)
Beyoncé (Parkwood Entertainment/Columbia Records) – released her new, self-titled album without any prior promotion.
Kanye West (Def Jam Recordings) – created an interactive music video experience for "Yeezus."
Arcade Fire (Merge/Capitol Records) – creatively utilized social media, street art and pop-up performances to launch the "Reflektor" album.
Childish Gambino (Glassnote Records) – hosted impromptu album listening sessions in public parks for "Because the Internet"
Bob Dylan (Columbia Records) – created a 16 channel interactive music video for "Like A Rolling Stone"
Performing Woodie (Reimagined Live Performance)
Tyler the Creator (Odd Future/Columbia Records)
Ed Sheeran (Atlantic Records)
Jay Z (Roc Nation)
Arcade Fire (Merge/Capitol Records)
The National (4AD)
The XX (Young Turks/XL Recordings)
Best Collaboration Woodie (Presented by Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups)
A$AP Rocky and Skrillex – "Wild For the Night" (Polo Grounds Music/RCA Records)
Avicii and Aloe Blacc – "Wake Me Up" (PRMD/Island Records)
Just Blaze and Baauer featuring Jay Z – "Higher" (Priority Recrods)
Kendrick Lamar and Imagine Dragons – "Radioactive (remix)" (KIDinaKORNER/Interscope)
Daft Punk and Pharrell – "Get Lucky" (Columbia Records)
James Blake and Chance The Rapper – "Life Round Here" (Republic Records)
College Radio Woodie (Best College Radio Station)
Ball State University (WCRD)
Boston University (WTBU)
East Stroudsburg University (WESS)
Eastern Illinois University (WEIU)
Indiana University (WIUX)
Texas State University – San Marcos (KTSW)
University of California – Berkeley (KALX)
University of Illinois – Champaign Urbana (WPGU)
University of South Carolina (WUSC)
William Paterson University (WPSC)
- This article originally appeared in THR.com.