The ‘2012 MTV O Music Awards’ have nearly arrived and hosts The Flaming Lips are set for their mad dash across eight Southern US states in 24 hours!
Joining them on stage will be New Fumes, Grace Potter The Nocturnals, Neon Trees, plus a whole bunch of local musicians, as the rockers attempt to break the Guinness World Record for the most live-streamed concerts in multiple cities within a day.
Also hitting the road with The Lips will be American pop duo Karmin, who will play a special set.
The band’s members Amy Heidemann and Nick Noonan, who are nominated for ‘Best Web-Born Artist,’ revealed that they’re “overwhelmed” by the recognition.
“We were pretty overwhelmed, actually. I mean it feels like we’ve been online artists for quite a while now, but in reality it has only been like a couple of years that we’ve been posting videos and using Twitter and Facebook to reach our fans directly,” Amy told MTV News.
“And we are so honored whenever we’re commended in that area.”
And even though the music bash, which honours artists, fans and innovators that drive and change digital music, kicks off in less than 24 hours, the band still have no idea what they will play!
“We were thinking of just asking the fans, you know? If it comes together, we will obviously just ask them. We love taking requests too, so if you guys have any suggestions let us know,” she said.
But at least they have their outfits picked out to fit in with the Southern theme!
“[We have] Southern attire picked out. See, I wish I could rock cowboy boots. I am really pretty sure I cannot. But we will see. Maybe I will throw on a nice little hat or something,” added band-mate Nick.
The ‘2012 O Music Awards’ will stream live tomorrow (Thursday June 28) @ 9.30am!
For the full list of nominees and performers CLICK HERE!
Written by Jennifer Fletcher
Copyright : MTV Australia