MK Awards 2013 nominees announced

2013-02-01 13:32
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Cape Town – The nominees for the 2013 MK Awards have been announced and public voting has officially opened.

The 7th annual MK Awards will see SA artists competing in 10 categories and viewers votes will determine the winners at the finale event to be held at The State Theatre in Pretoria on 24 March 2013.

Voting – which will take place via MK's website and MK's Facebook page – will remain open until 12:00 on 8 March.

Mixing things up a bit this year, MK gave fans the opportunity to nominate who they felt best deserved to be in the Best Live Act and Best SA Music Festival categories. The artists and festival who came out with the most nominations between 10 and 25 January were included as official nominees.

The nominees for the 2013 MK Awards are:

Best Video
Die Heuwels Fantasties – Verraadplaas
Tailor – Wolf
The Frown – The National
The Parlotones – Honey Spiders
Van Coke Kartel – Tot Die Son Uitkom
Zebra & Giraffe – I'll Blame you

Best Newcomer
Gangs of Ballet – Hello Sweet World
Goodnight Wembley – Time Machine
Spoegwolf – Lenie Blou
Tailor – Wolf
Toya DeLazy – Pump It On
Woodstock Mafia – Electric Light

Best Group
Die Antwoord – Baby Is On Fire
ISO – Destiny
The Plastics – Stereo Kids
Van Coke Kartel – Dis ‘n Land
Zebra & Giraffe – I’ll Blame You

Best Rock
Jack Parow ft. Francois van Coke – Hard Partytjie Hou
Taxi Violence – Unholy
Van Coke Kartel – Dis ‘n Land
Woodstock Mafia – Electric Light
Zebra & Giraffe – I'll Blame you

Best SFX/Animation
Absinthe – Love Will Tear US Apart
Haezer ft. Lark – Brave
Mr Sakitumi – Jungle Jimmy
The Frown – The National
The Parlotones – Honey Spiders

Best Indie
Ashtray Electric – Bittersweet Manipulator
Black Handed Kites – Up
Mug-Shot – Bare Bones
Shortstraw – One Long Day
The Plastics – Stereo Kids

Best Dance
Die Antwoord – Baby Is On Fire
Double Adapter – Eat You Alive
Goodluck – Harlem
Johnny Neon – Hearts
Pascal & Pearce – Disco Sun

Best Solo
Bouwer Bosch ft. Jaco van der Merwe – (K)anker
ChianoSky – Sick Sick Sick
Jeremy Loops – Howling
Shotgun Tori – Sweet Weather
Toya DeLazy – Love Is In The Air

Best Live Act
Gangs of Ballet
Jeremy Loops
The Black Cat Bones
Van Coke Kartel

Best SA Music Festival
Oppikoppi 2012
RAMfest 2012
Rocking The Daisies 2012
Synergy 2012
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