mtvU Announces ‘Woodie’ Nominees


mtvU Monday announced the nominees for its “mtvU Woodie Awards.”

MTV Networks’ college service described the Woodie Awards as “the only show honoring the music voted best by the college audience.”

The Arcade Fire earned the most nominations with five. Gorillaz, M.I.A., Matisyahu, Death Cab for Cutie and 39 other emerging artists were also included on the network’s list.

Winners will be announced at a live ceremony and concert event Nov. 2 at the Roseland Ballroom in New York, which will premiere on mtvU and ( Nov. 10.

“College students are prophesying the future of music today," mtvU general manager Stephen Friedman said in a prepared statement. "With our first ever live Woodie Awards event, the music they live their lives to takes center stage and the rest of the world gets to see what's about to break big."