The nominations for the 2012 MTVU Woodie Awards have been announced on February 8, 2012 With the announcement of the nominations, the fans can vote for their favourite nominated artists at Woodies.mtvU.com.

The voting for the Woodies categories will end on March 9, 2012. The main event for giving away the awards will air on MTV and mtvU on March 18, 2012. The performers at the event will be announced in the upcoming weeks. Jay Z, Kanye West, Frank Ocean and Mac Miller are among the ones who are leading with maximum nominations.

Here are the nominations for the 2012 mtvU Woodie Awards:

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

Woodie of the Year
» The Black Keys
» Foster the People
» Frank Ocean
» Mac Miller
» J. Cole
» Skrillex

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”

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

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 featuring Kele, “Ready 2 Go”
» Laidback Luke and Steve Aoki, “Turbulence”
» Rihanna and Calvin Harris, “We Found Love”

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