The list reads like a not-so-prototypical party mix on an iPod: balanced and diverse, but with just the right tenor.
It is not a fiction, though – rather, it is the the eclectic compilation of perfomers and presenters lined up for the 2009 mtvU Woodie Awards. Among the big name presenters announced this Monday are Pete Wentz, Zooey Deschanel, 3OH!3, Mary-Louise Parker, David Cross, Janelle MonÃ¡e, and Woodie of the Year nominee Asher Roth.
Passion Pit and the Clipse, featuring Cam’ron and Rick Ross, have also just been confirmed to perform at the sixth-annual Woodies. They will join other previously announced acts Death Cab for Cutie, the Dead Weather and Matt & Kim.
Breakout Woodie nominees Passion Pit will be performing their breakout single “The Reeling,” while the Clipse will take on a pair of tracks, teaming with Cam on “Popular Demand (Popeye’s)” and Ross for “I’m Good.” Genre-blurring DJ/producer Diplo, who lately has been spending time as one half of Major Lazer, has also been announced as the house DJ for the night.
The 2009 mtvU Woodie Awards will take place this Wednesday at the Roseland Ballroom in New York. The show will premiere Friday, December 4, at 10 p.m. EST on mtvU, MTV, MTV2 and Palladia.
Fans can cast their votes for winners in all Woodies categories – like Woodie of the Year, the Breaking Woodie and the Left Field Woodie, to name just a few – at Woodies.Mtv.com