Black Keys Lead Woodie Award Nominations With 2

The Black Keys have hit the right note with the mtvU Woodie Awards.

Photo: Bobby Talamine /
Aragon Ballroom, Chicago, Ill.

The Keys are the only act nominated for two awards for the college network’s awards show. They are up for Woodie of the Year, which goes to the top artist. Their competition includes B.o.B. and Arcade Fire. B.o.B. called the nomination “an honor and a pleasure.”

They also are up for best video for “Tighten Up.” Others nominated in that category include Duck Sauce for “Barbra Streisand” and Vampire Weekend for “Giving Up the Gun.”

Other Woodie nominees include LCD Soundsystem, Kanye West and Das Racist.

Photo: Mitchell Davis
93.3 Jingle Balls 2010, St. Pete Times Forum, Tampa, Fla.

The Woodies will be held March 16 from the music festival in Austin, Texas. They will be aired live on mtvU as well as MTV and MTV2.