Wednesday, September 05, 2007

Belgium's TMF Awards coming soon

Just found out that it will soon be time for the annual TMF Awards which the Flemish-speaking half of Belgium gets the chance to vote for their favourite home-grown and international acts.

Here are this year's nominees:

BEST NEW ARTIST (NATIONAL): Fixkes, Dean, Milow, Stan van Samang
BEST NEW ARTIST (INTERNATIONAL): Mika, Tokio Hotel, 30 Seconds to Mars, Air Traffic
BEST LIVE ACT (NATIONAL): Natalia, Zornik, Nailpin, Clouseau
BEST LIVE ACT (INTERNATIONAL): Kaiser Chiefs, Within Temptation, Muse, Justin Timberlake
BEST ALTERNATIVE ACT (NATIONAL): Daan, the Van Jets, dEUs, Goose
BEST ALTERNATIVE ACT (INTERNATIONAL): My Chemical Romance, 30 Seconds To Mars, Fall Out Boy, Muse
BEST ROCK ACT (NATIONAL): Nailpin, The Van Jets, Zornik, A Brand
BEST ROCK ACT (INTERNATIONAL): Fall Out Boy, My Chemical Romance, Kaiser Chiefs, Linkin Park
BEST DANCE ACT (NATIONAL): Shameboy, Goose, Milk Inc, Regi
BEST DANCE ACT (INTERNATIONAL): Bob Sinclar, Tiesto, Chemical Brothers, David Guetta
BEST FEMALE ARTIST (NATIONAL): Kate Ryan, Katerine, Natalia, Belle Perez
BEST FEMALE ARTIST (INTERNATIONAL): Fergie, Rihanna, Nelly Furtado, Avril Lavigne
BEST POP ACT (NATIONAL): Kate Ryan, Stan van Samang, Natalia, Clouseau
BEST POP ACT (INTERNATIONAL): Justin Timberlake, Rihanna, Tokio Hotel, Mika
BEST ALBUM (NATIONAL): "Everything & More" - Natalia; "Crosses" - Zornik; "The Bigger Picture" - Milow; "Vonken & Vuur" - Clouseau
BEST ALBUM (INTERNATIONAL): "The Black Parade" - My Chemical Romance; "Good Girl Gone Bad" - Rihanna; "Scream" - Tokio Hotel; "Minutes to Midnight" - Linkin Park
BEST MALE ARTIST (NATIONAL): Milow, Koen Wauters, Koen Buyse, Stan van Samang
BEST MALE ARTIST (INTERNATIONAL): Mika, Robbie Williams, Marco Borsato, Justin Timberlake

Fingers crossed for our favourites Clouseau and Tokio Hotel. Kate Ryan's still around and still doing covers of old French hits (this summer it was "Voyage Voyage"). The Flemish still love her, and even if the Eurovision audience didn't, is it ok for me to say that I quite liked "Je T'adore"?

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