Chance The Rapper, Kendrick Lamar, Iggy Azalea and More Nominated for 2014 mtvU Woodie Awards

With awards season now in full force, the mtvU Woodie Awards have announced their nominees for the

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With awards season now in full force, the mtvU Woodie Awards have announced their nominees for the upcoming celebration, and the lineup features a series of familiar faces including Chance The Rapper, Kendrick Lamar, Iggy Azalea and more. Drake, Disclosure, Jay Z and Pharrell are up for numerous awards, while emerging artists such as Sam Smith and Jhené Aiko also get their share of recognition. The full list of nominees is below:

Woodie Of The Year (Artist of the Year)
Imagine Dragons
Lorde
Pharrell
Drake
Zedd
Disclosure

Breaking Woodie (Best Emerging Artist)
Bastille
Martin Garrix
The 1975
Jhené Aiko
Sam Smith
Mack Wilds

Best Video Woodie (Best Video of the Year)
Disclosure – “Grab Her”
Passion Pit – “Carried Away”
Chance The Rapper – “Everybody’s Something”
Iggy Azalea – “Bounce”
Arcade Fire – “Afterlife”

Did It My Way Woodie (Biggest Pioneer/Innovator)
Beyoncé  (surprise release of her self-titled album)
Kanye West – (interactive music video for “Yeezus)
Arcade Fire – (use of social media and pop-up performances to promote Reflektor album)
Childish Gambino – (hosting impromptu listening sessions for Because the Internet)
Bob Dylan – (interactive music video for “Like a Rolling Stone)

Performing Woodie (Reimagined Live Performance)
Tyler the Creator
Ed Sheeran
Jay Z
Arcade Fire
The National
The XX

Best Collaboration Woodie (Presented by Reese’s(R) Peanut Butter Cups)
A$AP Rocky and Skrillex – “Wild For the Night”
Avicii and Aloe Blacc – “Wake Me Up”
Just Blaze and Baauer featuring Jay Z – “Higher”
Kendrick Lamar and Imagine Dragons – “Radioactive (remix)”
Daft Punk and Pharrell – “Get Lucky”
James Blake and Chance The Rapper – “Life Round Here”

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)

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