NOMINATIONS ANNOUNCED FOR NME CARLING AWARDS

And it's good news for The Strokes, The White Stripes, U2 and Kylie...

The nominations for the NME CARLING AWARDS 2002 have just been announced this afternoon (February 4) – and here’s what you, dear reader, have voted for so far in just a few of the categories up for grabs.

Vying for the crown of Best Band are, in no particular order, Charlatans, Radiohead, The Strokes, U2 and White Stripes, whereas solo artist is being battled out between Ryan Adams, Ian Brown, PJ Harvey, Kylie Minogue and Andrew WK.

Best Album is being fought out between: Charlatans ‘Wonderland’, Muse’s ‘Origins Of Symmetry’, Radiohead‘s ‘Amnesiac’, Slipknot‘s ‘Iowa’ and Strokes’ ‘Is This It’.

For Best Single, meanwhile, the nominations are Ash‘s ‘Burn Baby Burn’, Ian Brown‘s ‘Fear’, Dandy Warhols ‘Bohemian Like You’, Kylie Minogue‘ ‘Clint Eastwood’ and Kylie Minogue‘s ‘Can’t Get You Out Of My Head’ and Strokes’ ‘Hard To Explain’.

Elsewhere, Best New Act features nominations for Gorillaz, Linkin Park, Starsailor, The Strokes and The White Stripes.

The nominees for Best Live Act are Ash, Linkin Park, Muse, Radiohead and U2.

The other categories are:

TV SHOW

‘Jackass’

‘…Later With Jools Holland’

‘The Office’

‘The Simpsons’

‘The Sopranos’

FILM

‘American Pie 2’

‘Harry Potter And The Philosopher’s Stone’

Lord Of The Rings: The Fellowship Of the Ring’

‘Moulin Rouge’

‘Shrek’

MUSIC VIDEO

Basement Jaxx: ‘Where’s Your Head At’

Fatboy Slim: ‘Weapon Of Choice’

Gorillaz: ‘Clint Eastwood’

Radiohead: ‘Pyramid Song’

U2: ‘Elevation’

HIP HOP

Bubba Sparxx

Eminem/ D12

Missy Elliott

Outkast

Roots Manuva

R&B

Aaliyah

Alicia Keys

Craig David

Destiny’s Child

So Solid Crew

DANCE

The Avalanches

Aphex Twin

Basement Jaxx

Daft Punk

Fatboy Slim

METAL

Andrew WK

Linkin Park

LostProphets

Slipknot

System Of A Down

POP

Britney Spears

Kylie

Madonna

S Club 7

Robbie Williams

However, we still want *your* vote to decide who the winners are- but time is running out. Go and place your virtual ticks in the relevant boxes at www.nmecarlingawards.com

The NME Carling Awards 2002 then takes place on February 25 at the London Planit Arches.