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Arctic Monkeys Top Woodie Noms

With three nominations apiece, Arctic Monkeys and Imogen Heap top the nominees for the upcoming mtvU Woodie Awards. Both acts will compete for the “Breaking Woodie” (Best Emerging Artist) and “Streaming Woodie” (Most Downloaded Categories) awards at the show, which takes place Oct. 25 at New York City’s Roseland Ballroom. Among the other top nominees voted in by mtvU’s college audience, are Gym Class Heroes, Plain White T’s, Taking Back Sunday, and the Academy Is… College students can begin voting for their favorites today via and mtvU mobile to have their say in which artists take home a Woodie. The polls close Oct. 20 and voters can find out if their favorites won when the show airs simultaneously on mtvU,, and mtvU Mobile Nov. 2 at 8 P.M. EST.

Here are the nominees for a few of the major categories:

“Woodie of the Year” (Artist of the Year)
Angels & Airwaves
Gym Class Heroes
Panic! at the Disco
The Academy Is…

“The Breaking Woodie” (Best Emerging Artist)
Arctic Monkeys
Imogen Heap
Lupe Fiasco
Plain White T’s

“Left Field Woodie” (Most Original Artist)
Gnarls Barkley
Gogol Bordello
Imogen Heap
Lady Sovereign

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