Channel [V] has announced the nominees for its [V] Oz Artist. Now in its thirteenth year, the result is based entirely on viewer votes.
The Top 50 Nominees will be narrowed down via more voting to a Final Top 4 announced on Saturday 5 September.
Voting will continue until Saturday 10 October when the 2009 winner will be revealed.
Amongst the nominees are Architecture in Helsinki, Eskimo Joe, Natalie Bassingthwaite, Evermore, Operator Please, Gabriella Cilmi, The Potbelleez, Bliss n Eso, The Presets, Short Stack, British India, Hilltop Hoods, Silverchair, The Butterfly Effect, Jessica Mauboy, Sneaky Sound System, JET, Cog, Cut Copy, Kate Miller Heidke (pictured), Kisschasy, Vanessa Amorosi, Delta Goodrem, The Veronicas, Wes Carr, Empire of the Sun, Wolfmother, End of Fashion and The Living End.
More nominees and voting can be found at www.vmusic.com.au/ozartist.