MK AWARDS 2011 SPONSORED BY HYUNDAI

Nominations have been announced for the MK Awards to be staged at the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) on 26 February 2011.

MK is partnered this year by Hyundai who are running the “Battle For The Van” competition where the top band will receive a Hyundai H1 van and one lucky voter will win a Hyundai i10. The following bands are nominated for the “Battle For The Van” competition; CRASH CAR BURN, DIE HEUWELS FANTASTIES, LOCNVILLE, VAN COKE KARTEL and ZEBRA & GIRAFFE.

Below is a sneak peak of the nominated artists per category… click the video links to watch the music videos and remember to head over to www.mkawards.co.zato vote for your favourites.

Best Video

Crash Car Burn Under A Falling Sky Watch “Under A Falling Sky” Music Video

Die Antwoord Enter The Ninja Watch “Enter The Ninja” Music Video

Jack Parow featuring Francois van Coke Dans Dans Dans Watch “Dans Dans Dans” Music Video

Mr. X featuring Die Heuwels Fantasties Hyg Duiwel Watch “Hyg Duiwel” Music Video

The Parlotones Stars Fall Down Watch “Stars Fall Down” Music Video

Zebra & Giraffe The Inside Watch “The Inside” Music Video

Best Group

Crash Car Burn Twisted Watch “Twisted” Music Video

Locnville 6 Second Poison Watch “6 Second Poison” Music Video

Die Heuwels Fantasties Doodgewone Aand Watch “Doodgewone Aand” Music Video

Zebra & Giraffe The Inside Watch “The Inside” Music Video

Van Coke Kartel Voor Ons Stof Word Watch “Voor Ons Stof Word” Music Video

Best Solo

Bobby van Jaarsveld Net For Jou Watch “Net Vir Jou” Music Video

Farryl Purkiss Kissing Devils On The Cheek Watch “Kissing Devils On The Cheek” Music Video

Jack Parrow Cooler As Ekke Watch “Cooler As Ekke” Music Video

Vaughan Gardiner Vir Jou Watch “Vir Jou” Music Video

Jax Panik featuring HC Get Up (If you’re hot) Watch “Get Up (If You’re Hot)” Music Video

Best SFX Animation

Hog Hoggidy Hog Sherry Anne Watch “Sherry Anne” Music Video

HiKaToRi Johnson Hates Me Watch “Johnson Hates Me” Music Video

Die Heuwels Fantasties Hyg Duiwel Watch “Hyg Duiwel” Music Video

The Parlotones Stars Fall Down Watch “Stars Fall Down” Music Video

Zebra & Giraffe The Inside Watch “The Inside” Music Video

Best Newcomer

Die Tuindwergies Kopskudkinders Watch “Kopskudkinders” Music Video

Wrestlerish Oliver Tambourine Watch “Oliver Tambourine” Music Video

Alleen na Desember 3hoekige 4kant Watch “3hoekige 4kant” Music Video

Dance, You’re On Fire Blockade Watch “Blockade” Music Video

The Pixie Bennett Band Edge Of The Line Watch “Edge Of The Line” Music Video

Best Collaboration

Flash Republic featuring Foto Na Dans Afrikaans Watch “Afrikaans” Music Video

Jack Parow featuring Francois van Coke Dans Dans Dans Watch “Dans Dans Dans” Music Video

Jax Panik featuring HC Get Up (If You’re Hot) Watch “Get Up (If You’re Hot)” Music Video

Louise Carver featuring Zulu Boy Warrior Watch “Warrior” Music Video

Monque & Snotkop Ek val vir jou Watch “Ek val vir jou” Music Video

Best Pop

Snotkop Dalk ‘n Ses Watch “Dalk ‘n Ses” Music Video

Bobby van Jaarsveld Spieeltjie Watch “Spieeltjie” Music Video

Nicholis Louw Nommer Asseblief Watch “Nommer Asseblief” Music Video

Monnique & Snotkop Ek val vir jou Watch “Ek val vir jou” Music Video

Lianie May & Jay Toe Stop My Hart Watch “Toe Stop My Hart” Music Video

Best Neon

Flash Republic In The Name Of Dance Watch “In The Name Of Dance” Music Video

Die Heuwels Fantasties Hyg Duiwel Watch “Hyg Duiwel” Music Video

Jax Panic Get Up (If You’re Hot) Watch “Get Up (If You’re Hot)” Music Video

Yesterday’s Pupil Mechanisms Of The Universe Watch “Mechanisms Of The Universe” Music Video

Locnville Love Rush Watch “Love Rush” Music Video

Best International Hit

30 Seconds To Mars Kings and Queens Watch “Kings and Queens” Music Video

B.O.B. featuring Haley Williams Airplanes

Eminem featuring Rihanna Love The Way You Lie Watch “Love The Way You Lie” Music Video

Katy Perry featuring Snoop Dogg California Gurls Watch “California Gurls” Music Video

Lady Gaga Bad Romance Watch “Bad Romance” Music Video

Best Campus Hit

Wrestlerish Oliver Tambourine Watch “Oliver Tambourine” Music Video

Jack Parow Cooler as Ekke Watch “Cooler As Ekke” Music Video

Dans Dans Lisa Sing in Skaamte Watch “Sing in Skaamte” Music Video

Straatligkinders Hande Wat Dra Watch “Hande Wat Dra” Music Video

Dia Antwoord Enter The Ninja Watch “Enter The Ninja” Music Video

Best International Breakthrough Act

Prime Circle Breathing Watch “Breathing” Music Video

Locnville There Watch “There” Music Video

Die Antwoord Enter The Ninja Watch “Enter The Ninja” Music Video

Jack Parow Cooler as Ekke Watch “Cooler As Ekke” Music Video

The Parlotones Life’s Design Watch “Life’s Design” Music Video

Best Porn Star

Lianie May Honey Honey Watch “Honey Honey” Music Video

Nicholis Louw Water Jou Mond Watch “Water Jou Mond” Music Video

Will Mono Seks vir Plesier Watch “Seks vir Plesier” Music Video

Snotkop Parapapa Watch “Parapapa” Music Video

Ray Dylan Stout Watch “Stout” Music Video

Best Live Act

Open to Public Nomination

The public are invited to nominate any bands for the Best Live Act category by visiting the MK website or SMSing “Live” followed by the name of the band to 33693. SMS’s cost R1,50 and free SMS’s don’t apply. The Best Live act will win a Hyundai H1 van while the public who vote for their favourite nominees stand the chance to win a Hyundau i10.

MK AWARDS 2011 Voting open from 2 December 2010 to 31 January 2011
www.mkawards.co.za