Arctic Monkeys nominated for two Mojo honours awards


Alex Turner

Sheffield rock band Arctic Monkeys have been nominated in two categories at this year's Mojo honours awards.

The band's Don't Sit Down Because I've Moved Your Chair is up for best song with Suck It And See up for best album.

Meanwhile singer/songwriter Rumer, who played at Glastonbury this year, picked up three nominations for best breakthrough, album and song.

The rock magazine's annual awards party takes place in London on 21 July.

Other nominations included Arcade Fire, who are up for best album and soul singer Aloe Blacc, whose I Need A Dollar is up for best song.

Arcade Fire are also nominated for best live act alongside Foals, while The Vaccines and Miles Kane will challenge Rumer for best breakthrough act.

Mojo magazine's editor Phil Alexander said: "To me, these nominations are a victory for music that is built to last.

"They reflect just how much quality there is out there right now, so much so that each category is too close to call."

Breakthrough act

1. Villagers

2. Miles Kane

3. The Vaccines

4. Josh T Pearson

5. Rumer

Best album

1. Rumer-Seasons Of My Soul

2. John Grant-Queen Of Denmark

3. Arctic Monkeys-Suck It And See

4. Josh T Pearson-The Last Of The Country Gentlemen

5. Arcade Fire - Suburbs

Song of the year

1. John Grant-I Wanna Go To Marz

2. Rumer-Slow

3. Aloe Blacc-I Need A Dollar

4. Grinderman-Heathen Child

5. Arctic Monkeys-Don't Sit Down Because I've Moved Your Chair

Best live act

1. Seasick Steve

2. The Jim Jones Revue

3. Foals

4. John Grant

5. Arcade Fire