NEW YORK — Arcade Fire is the top nominee for the 2014 mtvU Woodie Awards.
The Montreal-based band has three nominations for the March 13 awards show celebrating music embraced by college students, while Pharrell, Jay Z, Imagine Dragons, Chance the Rapper and Disclosure pulled down two apiece.
The 10th annual Woodies will be recorded during South By Southwest and aired March 16. Fans can vote in categories such as Did It My Way Woodie for innovation and Breaking Woodie for best new artist at the awards show's website.
FILE - Regine Chassagne, center left, and Win Butler, center right, are joined by fellow band members of Arcade Fire to accept the award for album of the year at the 53rd annual Grammy Awards on in this Feb. 13, 2011 file photo taken in Los Angeles. Arcade Fire is the top nominee for the 2014 mtvU Woodie Awards. The Montreal-based band has three nominations for the March 13, 2014 awards show celebrating music embraced by college students (AP Photo/Matt Sayles, File)
Drake, Pharrell, Lorde, Imagine Dragons, Zedd and Disclosure are up for top honor Woodie of the year. Other nominees include Beyonce, Bob Dylan, Kendrick Lamar, Daft Punk, Tyler, the Creator, and Avicci.
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