Beyonce, Jay Z, Kanye, Ed Sheeran, Lorde + Drake Are All Nominated
Austin, Texas -- The 2014 mtvU Woodie Awards nominees have been announced, and Beyonce, Jay Z, Kanye West, Ed Shreeran, Lorde, and Drake are all up for at least one category each. Performing the Austin hip event will include, Tyler the Creator, Ed Sheeran, Jay Z, Arcade Fire, The National, and The XX.
Doors open at 3:00 p.m. CT on Thursday, March 13, at Red River and 1st Street in downtown Austin. The show will be open to all badge holders and folks over 18. Entrance into the 2014 mtvU Woodie Awards and Festival is free, with an online RSVP available at a later date.
Performances will culminate in the main event — the awards show — which will air on Sunday, March 16, at 8:00 p.m.
Here's the full list of 2014 mtvU Woodie Awards nominees:
Woodie of the Year:
Best Video Woodie:
Disclosure, "Grab Her"
Passion Pit, "Carried Away"
Chance the Rapper, "Everybody's Something"
Iggy Azalea, "Bounce"
Arcade Fire, "Afterlife"
Did It My Way Woodie:
Beyoncé — Released her new, self-titled album without any prior promotion.
Kanye West — Created an interactive music video experience for Yeezus
Arcade Fire — Creatively utilized social media, street art and pop-up performances to launch the Reflektor album.
Childish Gambino — Hosted impromptu album listening sessions in public parks for Because the Internet.
Bob Dylan — Created a 16 channel interactive music video for "Like a Rolling Stone."
Best Collaboration Woodie:
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 he 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)
See ya in Austin!