The Killers lead the way in tough category

The nominations for Best International Band at this year’s Shockwaves NME Awards have been announced tonight (January 29).

This year’s awards sees Americans like The Killers and My Chemical Romance facing Brazilian newcomers CSS.

The full nominations are:

CSS

The Killers

My Chemical Romance

The Strokes

We Are Scientists

To vote for your favourite go to NME.COM/awards. Meanwhile you can see the full list on NME.COM now.