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And the O Music Awards Nominees Are…

Posted September 27

The day that you’ve been waiting for is here. The day when we’re finally taking the wraps off of The O Music Awards 2, revealing which nominees will be battling it out in which categories for eternal digital fame.

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A Call For Category Submissions: Think Digital!

Posted August 25

Attention all O Music Awards adherents: It’s time to give some love to the nerds. We’ve been getting a ton o’ category submissions (thanks to you all for the time and typing effort you have expended), and, we have to say, they’re a bit on the traditional side. Which we are not. Nope. We are more like that super smart kid who dropped out of high school in order to bust out with the next Google: Ahead of our time. And kind of nerdy (in a hot way).

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Category Submissions We Love

Posted August 16

We asked for submissions, and you listened! We’ve been getting lots of interesting (and some … not so interesting) category suggestions. If you were thinking of submitting the following categories, rest assured that other super fans are thinking about them too:

  • Most Inspiring Yet Sexy HBIC
  • Best Performance by a Disney Character
  • The Good Girl Gone Wild Award
  • The – “Yes, This is a Cult” Award
  • Best Guyliner
  • Almighty Kings of Rock
  • Best Screamo Voice

We love your creativity. Can we get some more of that?  Tell us what you love about music online, where you’re finding the hottest new artists and where you’re following your current obsessions.  Send us a great category and rally your friends to support it – then see if it’s in the show!

Announcing: MTV O Music Awards Categories & Nominees

Posted April 5

Take a look at the first ever categories and nominees for the MTV O Music Awards below. Follow us on Twitter @MTVOMA and we’ll alert you when voting and fan nominations open.

Best Fan Cover

Mike Tompkins
Maria Aragon
PS22 Chorus
Jorge and Alexa Narvaez
Alex Goot

Innovative Music Video

Arcade Fire
Chris Milk
Das Racist
Craig Wedren
Andy Grammer

Fan Army FTW

Little Monsters
Taylor Gang
Killjoys & MCRmy
Aliens/Tokio Hotel Fans
Katy Kats
Rihanna Navy

Funniest Music Short

Antoine Dodson & Gregory Brothers
Lonely Island
Lonely Island
Funny or Die

Innovative Artist

Tyler the Creator
Kanye West
Lady Gaga
Lil B
The Flaming Lips

Must Follow Artist on Twitter

Kanye West
Nicki Minaj
Amanda Palmer
Tyler the Creator
50 Cent
Ted Leo
Lady Gaga

NSFW Music Video

The Flaming Lips
Earl Sweatshirt
30 Seconds to Mars

Most Viral Dance

The Dougie
The Berney Dance
Willow Smith’s Whip My Hair Dance
Lil B’s Cooking Dance
Ginuwine Pony

Best Independent Music Blog

Aquarium Drunkard
My Old Kentucky Blog
Gorilla vs Bear
Brooklyn Vegan
Nah Right
Arjan Writes
Hipster Runoff
Transparent Blog
Said the Gramophone
Pretty Much Amazing

Best Music Hashtag Meme


Best Music Discovery Service

The Hype Machine
We Are Hunted

Best Performance Series

From the Basement
Yours Truly
La Blogotheque
MTV Music Group
Black Cab Sessions
A.V. Club
Daryl Hall

Favorite F**k Yeah Tumblr

F**k Yeah Crazy Britney
F**k Yeah Thom Yorke
F**k Yeah Harajuku Barbie
F**k Yeah Lady Gaga
F**k Yeah KiD CuDi
F**k Yeah Kanye West
F**k Yeah Beyonce Knowles
F**k Yeah Adam Lambert
F**k Yeah Janelle Monae
F**k Yeah Rihanna

Favorite Animated GIF

Justin Bieber
Lady Gaga
50 Cent, Rebecca Black, and Bert
50 Cent, Bert and Kermit
Katy Perry
Rihanna & Katy Perry
Whitney Houston
Nicki Minaj

Best Fan Forum

Justin Bieber
Michael Jackson
Britney Spears
Animal Collective

Best Music Hack

Marshall Jones – Highlight to Listen
Jennie Lamere and Paul Lamere – Jennie’s Ultimate Road Trip
Imanol Gomez, Jorge Garcia, and Vincent Akkermans – Sing’Em All
Tim Soo – Invisible Instruments
Mike Novack – Gigbeat
Best Animal Performance

Death Metal Rooster
Parrot Dancing To Willow Smith’s Whip My Hair
Sax Playing Walrus
Dancing Merengue Dog
Cats from Holy F**k’s “Red Lights”
Parrot Sings Drowning Pool’s “Let The Bodies Hit The Floor”

Best Remix

Andre 3000
Tyler the Creator
Miami Horror
Hercules & Love Affair

Best iTunes LP
Gorillaz – Plastic Beach
Bruce Springsteen – The Promise
The Beatles – The Beatles Box Set
Talib Kweli – Reflection Eternal/Revolutions Per Minute (Deluxe Version)
Pink – Greatest Hits…So Far!!!
Janelle Monae – The ArchAndroid (Deluxe)