Mojo Awards Announce Honours List

This years Mojo Honours list has been announced and voting has commenced.

Welsh soul singer Duffy is shortlisted for Best Album and Best Breakthrough Act. Her upbeat anthem 'Mercy' is up for Song Of The Year.

Mojo Honours List veterans Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds have scored two nominations.

The Arctic Monkeys' Alex Turner has been recognised in four categories, with Best Album and Best Live Act. The indie rocker's side project The Last Shadow Puppets has received nominations for Best Song and Best Breakthrough Act.

The list is organised by Mojo monthly music magazine and the awards will be held at a ceremony in London on 16 June.

Phil Alexander, Editor-in-Chief said that "there is a sense of authenticity and integrity that runs through all of these artists and Mojo is proud to celebrate their achievements".

Other contenders vying for the Best Live Act are Neil Young, Rufus Wainwright and Led Zeppelin.

Art rock band Radiohead received a nod for their album 'In Rainbows' while Robert Plant and Alison Krauss received recognition for 'Raising Sand'.

Other honours to be handed out include induction to the Hall of Fame and the coveted Lifetime Achievement Award.

Music fans can vote on the Mojo website for their favourite artists.


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