2006 MTVu Noms Fueled By Ramen

MTVu has announced the nominees for the 2006 Woodies. Yep, an awards show you’ll never see, on a cable channel you can’t watch unless you live in a dorm. But we like to take a look at the nods anyway, and have you college kids tell us if these really are the bands making a splash on your campus radio.

Woodie of the Year ? (Artist of the Year)
Angels & Airwaves (Geffen Records)
Atmosphere (Rhymesayers Entertainment)
Gym Class Heroes (Fueled by Ramen / Atlantic Records)
Panic! at the Disco (Fueled by Ramen / Atlantic Records)
The Academy Is (Fueled by Ramen / Atlantic Records)

The Breaking Woodie ? (Best Emerging Artist)
Arctic Monkeys (Domino Records)
Chamillionaire (Chamillitary / Universal Motown Records)
Imogen Heap (RCA Victor Records)
Lupe Fiasco (1st & 15th / Atlantic Records)
Plain White T’s (Hollywood Records)

Left Field Woodie ? (Most Original Artist)
Gnarls Barkley (Downtown / Atlantic Records)
Gogol Bordello (Side One Dummy Records)
Imogen Heap (RCA Victor Records)
Lady Sovereign (Def Jam Records)
Wolfmother (Interscope Records)

Best Video Woodie ? Live Action ? (Best Live Action Video)
30 Seconds to Mars – The Kill (Virgin Records America)
Feist – Mushaboom (Cherry Tree / Interscope Records)
Jenny Lewis and the Watson Twins – Rise up With Fists (Team Love)
Jurassic 5 -Work It Out (Interscope Records)
The Raconteurs – Steady As She Goes (V2 ? Artemis)

Best Video Woodie ? Animated ? (Best Animated Video)
Against Me – From Her Lips to God’s Ears (Fat Wreck Chords)
Gnarls Barkley – Crazy (Downtown / Atlantic Records)
Gorillaz – El Manana (Virgin Records)
Mark Ronson – Just (!K7 / Rapster Records)
Psapp ? Hi (Domino Records)

The Good Woodie ? (Greatest Social Impact)
Juvenile – Hurricane Katrina Relief Efforts (Atlantic Records)
Ludacris – Hurricane Katrina Relief Efforts (Disturbing Tha Peace Records)
Pearl Jam – Environmental Protection (J Records)
Rise Against – Political Awareness and Activism (Geffen Records)
Serj Tankian (System of a Down) – Armenian Genocide (Columbia Records)

Road Woodie ? (Best Tour)
Cartel (Epic Records)
Hellogoodbye (Drive Thru Records)
Nightmare of You (East West Records)
Taking Back Sunday (Warner Bros. Records)
The Fray (Epic Records)

International Woodie ? (Favorite International Artist Award)
Arctic monkeys (Domino Records)
Cham (Madhouse / Atlantic Records)
Corrine Bailey Rae (Capitol Records)
SIA (Astralwerks)
The Subways (Warner Bros. Records)

Alumni Woodie ? (a.k.a. The You?re Still OK in our Book Award)
AFI (Interscope Records)
Fiona Apple (Epic Records)
Ghostface Killah (Def Jam Records)
MUSE (Warner Bros. Records)
Red Hot Chili Peppers (Warner Bros. Records)

Streaming Woodie ? (Most Downloaded)
For four weeks, top acts on the college scene go toe-to-toe on mtvU.com, with college students streaming their favorites into the finals. The four artists left standing at the end will battle it out for the Streaming Woodie.

Nominees:
Week 1
Atmosphere “Say Hey There (Gotta Go to Mexico)” (Rhymesayers Entertainment)
Gym Class Heroes “Cupid’s Chokehold” (Fueled by Ramen / Atlantic Records)
Plain White T’s “Hey There Delilah” (East West Records)
The Academy Is “Checkmarks” (Fueled by Ramen / Atlantic Records)
The Fray “Over My Head (Cable Car)” (Epic Records)

Week 2
All-American Rejects “Move Along” (Interscope / A&M Records)
Matisyahu “Youth” (Epic Records)
Motion City Soundtrack “Hold Me Down” (Epitaph Records)
OAR “Lay Down” (Atlantic Records)
Taking Back Sunday “Makedamnsure” (Warner Bros. Records)

Week 3
Armor for Sleep “The Truth About Heaven” (Equal Vision)
Death Cab for Cutie “Crooked Teeth” (Atlantic Records)
Hellogoodbye “Shimmy Shimmy Quarter Turn” (Drive Thru Records)
Imogen Heap “Hide and Seek” (RCA Victor Records)
Red Hot Chili Peppers “Dani California” (Warner Bros. Records)

Week 4
Arctic Monkeys “I Bet You Look Good On the Dancefloor” (Domino Records)
Cage “Shoot Frank” (Definitive Jux Records)
Nightmare of You “I Want to Be Buried In Your Backyard” (East West Records)
Panic! At the Disco “I Write Sins, Not Tragedies” (Fueled by Ramen / Atlantic Records)
The Academy Is “Slow Down” (Fueled by Ramen / Atlantic Records)