Blacks Keys, Skrillex, Miller lead Woodie nominees
Published: February 10, 2012 10:16AM
Updated: February 10, 2012 10:16AM
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FILE - In a Saturday, Dec. 10, 2011 file photo, Dan Auerbach, lead singer of The Black Keys, performs at Spike TV's Video Game Awards, in Culver City, Calif. The eclectic mix of The Black Keys, Skrillex and Mac Miller lead nominees for the 2012 mtvU Woodie Awards. The awards show will take place March 15 in Austin, Texas, during the South By Southwest Music Festival. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, File)

New York • The eclectic mix of The Black Keys, Skrillex and Mac Miller lead nominees for the 2012 mtvU Woodie Awards.

All are up for top honor Woodie of the year along with Frank Ocean, Foster the People and J Cole. Awards will be handed out for emerging artists, performance and video. MTV added a category for electronic dance music this year, too.

The awards show will take place March 15 in Austin, Texas, during the South By Southwest Music Festival.

Fans can watch performances live online and a show with the day’s best performances will be broadcast March 18. MTV and mtvU will offer special programming all week.

Online: www.woodies.mtvu.com