ARIA favourites up for Oz Artist Award

Nine Sons of Dan are the wild card entry in this year's Channel V Oz Artist of the Year Award.
Nine Sons of Dan are the wild card entry in this year's Channel V Oz Artist of the Year Award.

THE Top 50 nominees in Channel V's annual viewer-voted music awards were announced this morning and rapper 360 is once again in the running.

After being named 2011's Oz Artist of the Year, the accolades keep pouring in for the Melbourne MC.

He was recently nominated for six ARIA Awards for his sophomore album Falling & Flying.

There are quite a few 2012 ARIA nominees on the list, including Angus Stone, Gotye, Kimbra and Ricki-Lee Coulter.

But joining Oz Artist stalwarts like Guy Sebastian and the Hilltop Hoods are first-time nominees and up-and-comers like Alpine, Bleeding Knees Club, Chet Faker, Matt Corby, San Cisco and The Rubens.

Gold Coast pop rock five-piece Nine Sons of Dan are this year's wild card entry, as voted by fans on Channel V's website.

Voting is now open for the Top 50 and there will be daily eliminations for artists who are low on votes.

Each day Channel V will announce which artists are at risk of going and fans will have until 5pm to save them.

After three weeks, the Top 10 will be announced live on The Riff on Saturday November 3 at 10.30am (9.30am Qld time).


Channel V Oz Artist 2012 Top 50 Nominees:

1.            360                       
2.            Alpine                 
3.            Angus Stone                    
4.            Ball Park Music                 |
5.            Bleeding Knees Club                     
6.            Bluejuice                           
7.            Boy & Bear                        
8.            Catcall                 
9.            Chet Faker                        
10.          Children Collide                              
11.          Dappled Cities                 
12.          Deep Sea Arcade                           
13.          Delta Goodrem               
14.          DZ Deathrays                   
15.          Flight Facilities                 
16.          Gossling                             
17.          Gotye
18.          Guy Sebastian
19.          Havana Brown
20.          Hilltop Hoods
21.          Jessica Mauboy
22.          Jonathan Boulet
23.          Justice Crew
24.          Kimbra
25.          Last Dinosaurs
26.          Lisa Mitchell
27.          Loon Lake
28.          Matt Corby
29.          Missy Higgins
30.          Nine Sons of Dan (Wild Card)
31           Northeast House Party
32.          Oh Mercy
33.          Reece Mastin
34.          Ricki-Lee
35.          Sam Sparro
36.          San Cisco           
37.          Seth Sentry      
38.          Sia
39.          Sneaky Sound System
40.          Something For Kate
41.          Stan Walker
42.          The Getaway Plan
43.          The Jezabels
44.          The Potbelleez
45.          The Presets
46.          The Rubens
47.          The Temper Trap
48.          The Veronicas
49.          Timomatic
50.          Van She

Topics:  channel v gotye guy sebastian kimbra

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