Gotye up for an mtvU Woodie Award

10/02/2012
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Australia's Gotye has been nominated for an mtvU Woodie Award.

The singer/songwriter is up against Battles, Best Coast, Duck Sauce, M83 and Major Lazer for the title of Best Video on the back of his paint-splattered clip for "Somebody That I Used To Know", featuring Kimbra.

The Woodies take place every year, recognising the music that is best loved amongst college-aged youth. In 2012, the ceremony happens March 15.

Here are the nominees:

WOODIE OF THE YEAR
The Black Keys
Foster The People
Frank Ocean
Mac Miller
J. Cole
Skrillex

PERFORMING WOODIE
Alabama Shakes
The Black Keys
Kanye West and Jay-Z (The Throne)
Mac Miller
Skrillex
Swedish House Mafia

BEST VIDEO
Battles - "My Machines"
Best Coast - "Our Deal"
Duck Sauce - "Big Bad Wolf"
Gotye - "Somebody That I Used To Know"
M83 - "Midnight City"
Major Lazer - "Original Don"

EDM EFFECT WOODIE
Chris Brown and Benny Benassi - "Beautiful People"
Flo Rida and Avicii - "Good Feeling"
Flux Pavilion and The Throne - "Who Gon Stop Me"
Martin Solveig feat. Kele - "Ready 2 Go"
Laidback Luke and Steve Aoki - "Turbulence"
Rihanna and Calvin Harris - "We Found Love"

BREAKING WOODIE
A$AP Rocky
Azealia Banks
Charli XCX
Childish Gambino
Cloud Nothings
Cults
Electric Guest
Fake Problems
Fun.
Future
Iggy Azalea
Kendrick Lamar
Lana Del Rey
Meek Mill
Porter Robinson
Machine Gun Kelly
Sleeper Agent
T. Mills
tUnE-yArDs
Walk The Moon
Wallpaper
The Weeknd

To cast your votes, head to MTV.

 

Artists: Gotye
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