11:44 AM GMT 21/05/2013
ON JUNE 11, a small army of hot new talent, current stars and bona fide music legends will grace the stage at the annual MOJO Honours List awards ceremony.
Now in its sixth year, the Honours List has seen the likes of James Brown, Arthur Lee, The Who, Noel Gallagher, Led Zeppelin, Lemmy, Morrissey, Marianne Faithfull, Judy Collins, The Clash and The Stooges (to name but a few) join forces to celebrate great music in all its grand forms.
And this year's event is shaping up to be the best yet. Following on from today's announcement at the Honours List Launch event at HMV Oxford Street, MOJO can now exclusively reveal the nominees in this year's five reader-voted-for categories: Album Of The Year, Best Live Act, Breakthrough Act, Compilation Of The Year and Song Of The Year .
Leading the pack with three nominations are Seattle's celestial folkniks Fleet Foxes, with Kings Of Leon, Elbow and Paul Weller picking up two nods a-piece.
The nominees look like this:
Album Of The Year
Fleet Foxes - Fleet Foxes (Bella Union)
Kings Of Leon - Only By The Night (RCA)
Paul Weller - 22 Dreams (Island)
Elbow - The Seldom Seen Kid (Fiction)
PJ Harvey And John Parish - A Woman A Man Walked By (Island)
Best Live Act
Eli 'Paperboy' Reed & The True Loves
School Of Seven Bells
Compilation Of The Year
Various - Dark Was The Night (4AD)
Various - Take Me To the River: A Southern Soul Story (Ace)
Various - War Child: Heroes (Parolophone)
Various - The Sound Of Wonder: the First Wave Of Plugged-In Pop At the Pakistani Picture House (Finder's Keepers)
Various - Cadillac Records OST (Music World Music/Columbia)
Song Of The Year
Elbow - One Day Like This (Fiction)
Fleet Foxes - White Winter Hymnal (Bella Union)
Kings Of Leon - Sex On Fire (RCA)
Franz Ferdinand - Ulysses (Domino)
Animal Collective - My Girls (Domino)
Who will be victorious on June 11? YOU CAN CAST YOUR VOTE BY CLICKING HERE!
Posted by Ross_Bennett at 3:29 PM GMT 06/05/2009