Arcade Fire leads Woodie Awards

By Marcina Zaccaria ,

Arcade Fire leads the nominations for the 2014 MTVU Woodie Awards.

Arcade Fire has three Woodie nominations this year. The band was founded in 2001, and is known for their Neon Bible, The Suburbs Tour, and Reflektor. Drake, Pharrell, Lorde, Imagine Dragons, Zedd, and Disclosure are up for recognition and awards this year, according to MTV.

The Woodies honor music that college students love. Fans can vote on MTV’s website to decide who will take home the awards. Categories include Did It My Way Woodie for innovation and Breaking Woodie for best new artist, according to the Associated Press. Awards are also given for Best Video and College Radio. Winners of past Woodie awards include Danny Brown, the Weeknd, and Macklemore and Ryan Lewis.

MTV’s Woodie Awards will take place in Austin, Texas on Thursday, March 13. Bands will play live for fans. The Woodies are sometimes an indicator for future awards, like the Grammys. MTV’s Woodie Awards Special will air on Sunday, March 16 at 8pm.

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