Adam Lambert, Trey Songz, Kanye West Lead OMA Fan Nominations



As promised, popular write-in candidates for O Music Awards categories – a full nineteen of them – have been added to the official lists of nominees. Thanks to fan voting, all but two categories have new nominees.

Three artists lead the additions: Adam Lambert (Best Remix, for “Aftermath (Billboard Remix),” and Must Follow Artist on Twitter), Trey Songz (Fan Army FTW for TreysAngels and Favorite F**k Yeah Tumblr), and Kanye West (Favorite Animated GIF for his “Smile Then Angry” and Best Fan Forum for

Kanye, already a nominee for Must Follow Artist on Twitter, also leads the nominees of the newly-created category of Best Tweet. In fact, all five nominees are Kanye tweets:

  • I specifically ordered persian rugs with cherub imagery!!! What do I have to do to get a simple persian rug with cherub imagery uuuuugh
  • I always misspell genius SMH! The irony!
  • Is the Versace sofa to hood? Might need to cover it in plastic!!!
  • Dating models I had to learn to like small dogs and cigarettes
  • I have decided to become the best rapper of all time! I put it on my things to do in this lifetime list

Perhaps it’s a bit excessive to suggest that Mr. West was robbed in a category in which he is the only nominee, but it’s rather a surprise that “I just threw some kazoo on this b***h” was not nominated.

A full list of new nominees is below. Don’t forget to vote early and often!

Best Fan Cover
Sam Tsui and Christina Grimmie, “Just a Dream”? (Nelly)

Innovative Music Video
Au Revoir Simone, – “Knight of Wands”

Fan Army FTW
Musers (Muse)
TreysAngels (Trey Songz)

Funniest Music Short
Shane Dawson, “Last Friday Night (Katy Perry Spoof)”

Must-Follow Artist on Twitter
Adam Lambert
Jay Park

NSFW Music Video
30 Seconds to Mars, “Hurricane”

Most Viral Dance
Marianas Trench “Shake Tramp Dance”

Best Independent Music Blog
Turntable Kitchen

Best Music Hashtag Meme

Best Music Discovery Service

Best Performance Series

Favorite F**k Yeah Tumblr
Trey Songz

Favorite Animated GIF
Kanye West, “Smile Then Angry”

Best Fan Forum

Best Music Hack
Hack: SoundBump
Hacker: Gaurav Mehta
What: A feature that allows a very easy and unique way for SoundCloud users to interact with each other by just bumping their Android Devices
APIs Used: SoundGarage Android

Best Animal Performance
Dogs from OK GO, “White Knuckles” video

Best Remix
Adam Lambert,? “Aftermath (Billboard Remix)”

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