Black Keys Sport Two mtvU Woodie Noms
February 1, 2011 at 9:06 AM (PT)
According to MTV, THE BLACK KEYS lead the pack with two mtvU WOODIE nominations, despite stiff competition from the likes of B.o.B, ARCADE FIRE, LCD SOUNDSYSTEM and WIZ KHALIFA for WOODIE OF THE YEAR. THE BLACK KEYS are also up for a WOODIE for BEST VIDEO for "Tighten Up," with competition from DUCK SAUCE for "BARBRA STREISAND" and VAMPIRE WEEKEND "Giving Up the Gun."
KANYE WEST, DAS RACIST, DIE ANTWOORD, LIL B, YELAWOL are in competition for the coveted "LEFT FIELD WOODIE" award.
Voting in all categories for the 7th annual WOODIE AWARDS opens TODAY (2/1) at Woodies.MTV.com, and runs through MARCH 1st. THE WOODIES will be held MARCH 16th from the SOUTH BY SOUTHWEST music festival in AUSTIN. They will be aired live on mtvU as well as MTV and MTV2.
THE BLACK KEYS interview on NPR's "Fresh Air" began airing YESTERDAY (1/31).
Contributed by MOLLY PAIGE.