All three are up for top honor Woodie of the year along with Frank Ocean, Foster the People and J Cole. Awards also will be handed out for emerging artists, performance and video. MTV added a category for electronic dance music this year, too.
The awards show will take place March 15 in Austin, Texas, during the South By Southwest Music Festival. The day begins at 2 p.m. EST with the first Woodie Awards Festival, then the show starts at 8 p.m.
Fans can watch performances live online and the full show will be broadcast March 18. MTV and mtvU will offer special programming all week from Austin.