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.
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:
‘…Later With Jools Holland’
‘American Pie 2’
‘Harry Potter And The Philosopher’s Stone’
Lord Of The Rings: The Fellowship Of the Ring’
Basement Jaxx: ‘Where’s Your Head At’
Fatboy Slim: ‘Weapon Of Choice’
Gorillaz: ‘Clint Eastwood’
Radiohead: ‘Pyramid Song’
So Solid Crew
System Of A Down
S Club 7
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.