The Download Music Awards 2012 nominations are here!

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THE FORES, JESS CLAYTON, THE CORRESPONDENTS, SOBER, ANA FREE, RACING GLACIERS, SINCERE, RICHIE HAWTIN, CAROUSEL are just some of the acts nominated for this year’s Download Music Awards!

Today the annual Download Music Awards announces the nominees for this year’s highly anticipated Awards Show taking place on the 9th of November.

Each year artists from around the UK are given the fantastic opportunity to be nominated for 10 categories, whilst thousands of fans vote to decide which artist wins in each category.

Previous winners the Saturdays won The Best Newcomer category at the first ever Download Music award in 2009, and have gone on to become the number one artist in the UK and internationally.

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Leicester based group ‘The Fores’ are amongst this years nominees in several categories, including Best Newcomer, Best Music Video, and Best Single going head to head with artists such as Ana Free, Gemma Mewse, and Wildflowers. Other Nominees include acoustic songstress ‘Jess Clayton’ who is looking to steal Best Single, and four-piece indie folk band ‘Racing Glaciers’ who have their sights set on Best Album, if competition from ‘The Correspondents’ isn’t too much to handle!

The Download Music Awards is held in association with British Music Week, The International Independent Charts, and the Official European Charts. The awards ceremony was launched in 2009 to recognise the achievement of independent artists, DJ’s, and bands throughout all different genre’s of music including: rock, pop, acoustic, indie, electronic, and urban to name a few.

The Voting goes live from Tuesday, 30th October – 7th November

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The Full list of the Download Music Awards Nominations is as follows:

 

Best Newcomer

The Fores

Cold Fields

Moonjets

Jakobi

Ana Free

Chameleon Boy

Gemma Mewse

Kritikal

Nothing North of Alaska

The Boondock Hippy

Tom Bradley

Wildflowers

Zephyr Reign

Carousel

Sober

 

Best Indie Act

Will and the People

Carousel

Cold Fields

Moonjets

Jakobi

Moral Dilemma

Jess Clayton

Black Vendetta

Fred Irwin

Tiger Lilly

 

Best Acoustic Act

Carousel

Tom Bradley

The Boondock Hippy

Nothing North of Alaska

Jess Clayton

Fred Irwin

 

Best Live Performance

Moonjets

Ana Free

George Montague

Mercury Underground

Wildflowers

Grania

Tiger Lilly

 

Best Music Video

Sober – Tipsy

Carousel – Big Issue

The Fores – Let Go

Will and the People – Lion in the Morning Sun

Cold Fields – Never Get Back

 

Best Single

Ana Free – Electrical Storm

Cold Fields – Never Get Back

Gemma Mewse – Feels So Right

Sober – Tipsy

Jess Clayton – Voice for the Voiceless

Nothing North of Alaska – Memphis Time

Racing Glaciers – South

The Fores – Let Go

Tom Bradley – Sandy Shoes

Wildflowers – Took me to the River

Carousel – Big Issue

 

Best Album

George Montague – Have you met George

Kritikal – Urban Poetry

Racing Glaciers – Racing Glaciers

Zephyr Reign – Tempus Fugit

Becoming Real – Solar Dreams/Neon Decay

The Correspondents – What’s happened to Soho

Eugene McGuinness – The Invitation to the Voyage

Everything Everything – Arc

Daytona Lights – The Modern Landscape

 

Best Urban Act

Sober

Redz

Fliptrix

Sincere

Dot Rotten

Sneakbo

Cashtastic

Kritikal

 

Best DJ

DJ Pioneer

DJ Target

Logan Sama

Andy Moor

Richie Hawtin

Toddla T

 

Best Website

Cold Fields – www.cold-fields.com

Fred Irwin – www.fredirwin.com

Tiger Lilly – www.tigerlillymusic.co.uk

George Montague – www.georgemontague.com

The Boondock Hippy – www.theboondockhippy.co.uk

Fear of Fiction – www.fearoffiction.com

Jess Clayton – www.jessclayton.com

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