2011 BT Digital Music Awards Nominees

It is that time of year again, and the nominations for the 2011 BT Digital Music Awards have just been released, with Adele leading the pack with no less than six nominations in various categories. The inspiration behind her highly successful album “21” was the heartache of a broken relationship, which she still regrets, but her album has sold millions and has catapulted her to instant stardom, becoming one of the most successful artists on the charts at present. Of course there are various other deserving artists on the nominees list, such as Lady Gaga, Bruno Mars, Katy Perry and Black Eyed Peas.

The complete list of nominees and their categories is as follows:

Best Female Artist: Cheryl Cole, Jessie J, Ellie Goulding, Adele, Eliza Doolittle and Katy B
Best Male Artist: Professor Green, Example, Olly Murs, Matt Cardle, Tinie Tempah, Plan B
Best International Artist or Group: Bruno Mars, Lady Gaga, Black Eyed Peas, Rihanna, Katy Perry and Eminem
Best Group: JLS, The Saturdays, The Wanted, Chase & Status, Take That and The Script
Best Independent Artist or Group: Wretch 32, Adele, Arctic Monkeys, Example, DJ Fresh and Tiesto
Best Newcomer: Matt Cardle, The Wanted, Jessie J, Wretch 32, Olly Murs and Katy Perry
Best Video: Adele (Rolling in the Deep), Jessie J ft BOB (Price Tag), Matt Cardle (When We Collide), Tinie Tempah and Eric Turner (Written in the Stars), JLS ft Tinie Tempah (Eyes Wide Shut) and The Wanted (All Time Low)
Best Song: Adele (Rolling in the Deep), Jessie J ft BOB (Price Tag), Adele (Make You Feel My Love), Taio Cruz (Dynamite), Ellie Goulding (Your Song) and Adele (Someone Like You)
Best Place To Hear Music: Mixcloud, VEVO, iPlayer, Youtube, Last.fm and Spotify
Best Place To Buy Music: Spotify, Amazon, iTunes, Bleep, We 7 and Boomkat
Best Place To Discover Music: Radio 1 Online, Shazam, Last.fm, Resident Advisor, Mixcloud and SBTV
Best Music App: iElectribe: Gorillaz “The Fall” Edition, The xx iPhone app, BBC Radio 1/1 Xtra Mobile Mobile Web App, Songkick Concerts, Orange Glastonbury 2011 app and Radio Soulwas iOS
Best Artist Promotion: Don’t Let Go: An Interactive Novel on Spotify Kaiser Chiefs, Gill Scott-Heron & Jamie xx: Album Transmitter Hurts, Wounded Rhymes Google Earth Moon gig Talay Riley: Talay Robot Tinie Tempah, Disc-Overy: The Game and The Future is Medievil Album Launch Lykke Li
Best Event: 24 Hour Session with Maroon 5, Metallic Spheres Launch in Ibiza, British Sea Power Roundhouse Blackbox Webcast Capital Summertime Ball Coca-Cola Music, Noah and the Whale : Last Night on Earth Cinema, YouTube Symphony Orchestra 2011
Best Radio Show or Podcast: Pick n Mix Live from the Red Bull Studio, Radio Soulwax, Domino Radio Liquid Lunch with Jack Shankly, The Selector for the British Council, The Adam & Joe Show and The Ronnie Wood Show
Artist of the Year: Katy Perry, The Streets, Tinie Tempah, Chase & Status, Professor Green and Flying Lotus
Breakthrough Artist of the Year: Swedish House Mafia, Ed Sheeran, Wonderland and Frankie & The Heartstrings
Best Innovation or Gadget: PledgeMusic, The Widget, Gibson Firebird X, SoundCloud, Mobile Roadie and SoundOut

The BT Digital Music Awards will be hosted at the Roundhouse in Camden (London) on the 29th of September 2011.