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MK Awards 2012 nominees named

2012-01-06 15:26
 
Die Heuwels Fantasties
Cape Town – The nominees for the 2012 MK Awards have been announced and public voting has officially opened.

The list of nominees and categories were announced and voting channels opened on Thursday during a live broadcast of Studio 1. Voting – which will take place via MK's website and social media platforms – will remain open until 20:00 on March 1.

The MK Awards winners will be announced on March 23 at 20:00 on MK – Channel 324 on the DSTV bouquet. The award show will be hosted at The State Theatre in Pretoria.

This year also sees the inclusion of a brand new category, namely Best Indie.

The nominees in the ten main categories are:

Best Video:

Winterstasie  - Los My
Spoek Mathambo  - Control
Die Heuwels Fantasties - Modus Operandi
Locnville - Stars Above You
Jack Parow - Tussen Stasies

Best Newcomer:

Mr Cat & The Jackal - The Devil Always Wants To Dance
Graeme Watkins Project - Music Affair
Moses Metro Man - Huigelaar
Shadowclub - Guns n Money
Bittereinder - Ware Verhaal

Best Group:

Van Coke Kartel – Ondier Kom
Shadowclub – Good Morning Killer
Zebra & Giraffe – Undo These Lies
Die Heuwels Fantasties – Buitenste Ruim
Bittereinder ft. Tim Beumers – Slechte Mensen
aKING – Catch Alight

Best International:

Mumford & Sons – Little Lion Man
Adele – Rolling In The Deep
LMFAO – Party Rock Anthem
Maroon 5 – Moves Like Jagger
Foo Fighters – Walk

Best SFX/ Animation:

aKING – Catch Alight
Goldfish – We Come Together
Mr. Cat & The Jackal – Bad Man Comin
Die Heuwels Fantasties ft. Inge Beckman– Modus Operandi
Van Coke Kartel – Ondier Kom

Best Rock:

Knave – Hollow Chamber
Van Coke Kartel – Vir Almal
Taxi Violence – Head Or Tails
Shadowclub – Guns n Money
Dead Alphabet – Eat You Alive

Best Indie:

Ashtray Electric ft. Gazelle – Release
Yesterday’s Pupil – Too Tired To Disco
Dance, You’re On Fire – Boxes Of Tigers
The LA Els – Soulkiller
Wrestlerish – Bodies Of Water

Best Hipster:

Fulka – Dancing In Our Darkest Days
Holiday Murray – Jirrey
Fire Through The Window – Lonely Hearts
Jack Parow – Byellville
Sedge Warbler – Paranormal Ox Man

Best Dance:

PH Fat – The Big Five
Gazelle ft. Teba – Chic Afrique
Goodluck – Hop On Hop Off
Sedge Warbler – Paranormal Ox Man
Jax Panik – Get Up

Radio:

Tuks FM, Kongos - I'm Only Joking
MFM, Jax Panik - Dinosaur
Jacaranda FM, Elvis Blue - Lighthouse
Puk FM, Moses Metro Man - Huigelaar
Kovsie FM, aKING - Catch Alight

Best Live Act

Viewers have the opportunity to nominate any artist/band for the Best Live Act category. To cast a vote, 'Like' the MK Facebook page and click on the 'Live' tab.

Voting on Facebook and Mxit for the 'Live' category puts viewers in line to win a Hyundai i20.

- Channel24

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