Nordic Music Awards nominees announced

The nominees for the 2005 Nordic Music Awards have now been announced. Well-known acts such as Röyksopp and Madrugada dominate but some newcomers; most notably Lilyjets have made their way into the prestigious list.

Lilyjets 2005

The nominees for the 2005 Nordic Music Awards were announced earlier this week, and the list is primarily dominated by such well known acts as Madrugada and Röyksopp. However, some newcomers have managed to build up a following in the last year, particularly Norwegian girl trio Lilyjets who scored a major hit in Sweden and Norway with their Going Blind single which is now climbing the charts in the other Nordic countries.

These are the nominees for the 2005 Nordic Music Awards:

Best Norwegian Artist:

Bertine Zetlitz

Bjørn Eidsvåg


Ravi & DJ Løv

Thomas Dybdahl

Best Swedish Artist:

Daniel Lindstrøm


Lars Winnerbäck

Lena Philipsson

Magnus Uggla

Best Danish Artist:

Big Fat Snake

Johnny DeLuxe

Nik & Jay

Sanne Salomonsen


Best Nordic Artist:

Kent (SWE)

Lisa Ekdahl (SWE)

Röyksopp (NOR)

Saybia (DK)

Timbuktu (SWE)

Best Nordic hit:

Amy Diamond - What’s In It For Me (SWE)

Ana Johnsson - We Are (SWE)

Christian Waltz - Wonderchild (SWE)

Eric Prydz - Call On Me (SWE)

Infernal - From Paris To Berlin (DK)

Lilyjets - Going Blind (NOR)

The winners of the various NMA awards will be announced at televised show that is to take place October 29 at the Forum in København. More info can be found here. The event will feature live appearances by among others Robbie Williams, Kent, Outlandish and Norway's Marion Raven.

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