The Stone Roses, The Cure, Metallica nominated as festival headliners of the year

Arctic Monkeys, The Vaccines, Two Door Cinema Club also up for UK Festival Awards

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The Stone Roses have been nominated for Headline Performance of the Year in the UK Festival Awards.

The Madchester legends are up for a gong for their headline slot at this years' T In The Park. They are up against the likes of The Cure for their performance at Reading & Leeds, Jay-Z at Radio 1's Hackney Weekender and Metallica at Download.

Meanwhile Arctic Monkeys are nominated in the Anthem Of The Summer category with 'R U Mine?'. Also nominated are Florence & The Machine with 'Shake It Out', The Black Keys with 'Lonely Boy' and The Vaccines' 'Teenage Icon'.

Jake Bugg, Alt-J and Alabama Shakes are up for awards in the Best Breakthrough Act section, while Festival No 6, Beacons Music & Arts festival, and Radio 1's Hackney Weekender are nominated for Best New Festival.

The awards, which are voted for by the public, will be announced on December 3. See a full run down of the 2012 shortlist at festivalawards.com

The shortlist for the UK Festival Awards include:

Headline Performance Of The Year:
New Order at Festival No 6
Stevie Wonder at Bestival
Mogwai at Green Man
Dizzee Rascal at Kendal Calling
Ed Sheeran at Wakestock
Slayer at I'll Be Your Mirror/ATP
Jay-Z at Radio 1's Hackney Weekend
Metallica at Download
The Stone Roses at T In The Park
The Cure at Reading & Leeds

Best Breakthrough Act:
Emeli Sandé
Lana Del Rey
Alt-J
Jake Bugg
Alabama Shakes
Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs
Django Django
Azealia Banks
Dry The River
Frank Ocean

Anthem Of The Summer:
Florence & The Machine - 'Shake It Out'
The Black Keys - 'Lonely Boy'
Rihanna - 'We Found Love'
Azealia Banks - '212'
The Vaccines - 'Teenage Icon'
Arctic Monkeys - 'R U Mine?'
Two Door Cinema Club - 'Sleep Alone'
Alabama Shakes - 'Hold On'
Nicki Minaj - 'Starships'
Django Django - 'Default'

Best Major Festival:
BBC Radio 1 Hackney Weekend
Bestival
Creamfields
Download
Global Gathering
Hard Rock Calling
Isle Of Wight Festival
Reading & Leeds
T in the Park
V Festival

Best Medium-Sized Festival:
Beautiful Days
Bingley Music Live
Bloodstock Open Air Festival
Camp Bestival
Green Man
Kendal Calling
Latitude
RockNess
The Secret Garden Party
Wakestock

Best Small Festival:
2000trees
Beat Herder
Cambridge Rock Festival
Festival No.6
Glasgowbury
Lakefest
Strawberry Fields Festival
Wilderness
Y Not Festival
Zoo Project

Best New Festival:
BBC Radio 1 Hackney Weekend
Beacons Music & Arts Festival
Eastern Electrics Festival
Festival No.6
Gathering
Lakefest
No Direction Home Festival
Over the Moon Festival
Retro Trax
Xstatic Summer Festival

Best Dance Event:
BBC Radio 1 Hackney Weekend
Beat Herder
Bestival
Creamfields
Glade Festival
GlobalGathering
Lovebox
Nozstock: The Hidden Valley Festival
Shakedown Festival
Zoo Project

Best Metropolitan Festival:
Camden Crawl
Dot To Dot Festival
Freeze Festival
Gathering
Live At Leeds
Liverpool Sound City
London Summer Jam
Orkney Folk Festival
Slam Dunk Festival
Tramlines

Best Overseas Festival:
Benicassim (Spain)
Ibiza Rocks (Spain)
Tomorrowland (Belgium)
Burning Man (USA)
Electric Picnic Music & Arts Festival (Ireland)
Optimus Alive (Portugal)
Outlook & Dimensions (Croatia)
Snowbombing (Austria)
Sziget Festival (Hungary)
Audioriver (Poland)


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