Polls Open For Plug Awards




Are you still on a voting high after last week? The gang over at Plug has announced this year's nominees for 2006, and voting has officially started. This year proves to be host to a bunch of deserving peeps, and it's going to be a tight race. The winners will be announced on February 10, 2007 in New York City at Irving Plaza. Below are some of the nominees.

Make your voice heard. Vote. Oh, and unlike some publications out there, we won't tell you who you should vote for and who you shouldn't. That just ain't right.

Album of the Year:
Band Of Horses
Beirut
Belle & Sebastian
Cat Power
Girl Talk
Grizzly Bear
J Dilla
Joanna Newsom
Neko Case
Silversun Pickups
The Hold Steady
The Knife

New Artist of the Year:
Arctic Monkeys
Band Of Horses
Beirut
Black Angels
Cold War Kids
CSS
Islands
Silversun Pickups
Spank Rock
Tapes N Tapes
Tokyo Police Club
Voxtrot

Female Artist of the Year:
Ellen Allien
Neko Case
Beth Ditto
Emily Haines
Jenny Lewis
Chan Marshall
Amy Millan
Juana Molina
Joanna Newsom
Jennifer O'Conner
Alice Smith
Shara Worden

Male Artist of the Year:
Beirut
Bonnie "Prince" Billy / Will Oldham
Chad VanGaalen
Gerg Gillis (Girl Talk)
J Dilla
Jamie Lidell
John Darnielle
M Ward
Robert Pollard
Scott Walker
Sufjan Stevens
Thom Yorke

Indie Rock Album Of The Year:
Annuals
Band Of Horses
Belle & Sebastian
Black Heart Procession
Dirty On Purpose
Grizzly Bear
Midlake
Silversun Pickups
Sunset Rubdown
Tapes N Tapes
The Hold Steady
Yo La Tengo

Live Act of the Year:
Animal Collective
Art Brut
The Big Sleep
Broken Social Scene
CSS
Dearhoof
Jamie Lidell
Sharon Jones
Silversun Pickups
Spank Rock
Hold Steady

College Noncom Station of the Year:
KALX
KCMP
KCRW
KEXP
KJHK
KUCI
KUSF
KXLU
WFMU
WFUV
WNYU
WRAS

Podcast of the Year:
3hive
Fat Beats
Indiefeed Podcasts
KEXP: Music That Matters
Mad Decent Worldwide
Sound Opinions
Stones Throw Podcast
The Buisness
The Interface
The Tripwire Podcast
Wefunk
WOXY.com Lounge Acts

Specialty Show of the Year:
KATT "Spy Radio"
KBAC "Brave New World"
KROQ "After Hours"
KDLD "Dead Air"
KDLD "Jonesy's Jukebox"
KITS "Soundcheck"
KRXQ "Earwhacks"
SIRIUS Left of Center "Blog Radio"
WAQZ "Miss Sally's Playhouse"
WFNX "First Contact"
WWCD "The Independent Playground"
WXRT "Big Beat"

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Polls Open For Plug Awards