"Who Are You" gets a BRITs 2010 Nomination for Best Song in last 30Years

bigjon1 at optonline.net bigjon1 at optonline.net
Thu Feb 4 09:54:35 UTC 2010

Who are You is by far the best song on this list..IMO
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-----Original Message-----
From: Martin Bailey <Martin.Bailey at netsoltech.com>
Date: Thu, 04 Feb 2010 09:44:38 
To: Thewho at Igtc. Com (E-mail)<thewho at igtc.com>
Subject: "Who Are You" gets a BRITs 2010 Nomination for Best Song in last 30

It's not often that The Who is given any recognition for this sort of award (in the UK, at least).
(Although they did win "Outstanding Contribution" award at the BRITs in 1988.)

So it's nice that they've at least been nominated.

There's no chance that they'll win though: Stayin' Alive, Live and Let Die etc are all much more important / well known songs.

The Nominations are:

The BRITs Hits 30:
Bee Gees - Stayin' Alive/How Deep is Your Love
Bros. - I Owe you Nothing
Coldplay - Clocks
Eurythmics & Stevie Wonder - Angel
Girls Aloud - The Promise
Kanye West - Gold Digger
Kylie Minogue - Can't Get You Out of my Head
Michael Jackson - Earth Song
Paul McCartney - Live & Let Die
Pet Shop Boys - Go West
Robbie Williams & Tom Jones - The Full Monty Medley
Scissor Sisters - Take Your Mama
Spice Girls - Wannabe/Who Do You Think You Are
Take That - Beatles Medley
The Who - Who Are You

from http://www.thewho.com/index.php?module=news&news_item_id=384:

3rd February, 2010

Greatest Hits
The BRITs 2010 Awards extravaganza will take place on Tuesday, February 16 at London's Earls Court Arena commemorating 30 shows of the best in music.

The Who have been nominated for an award, their first Brits nomination for 22 years(!), for WHO ARE YOU in the 'Brits Hits 30' category.

The band was nominated for Best British Group in 1977 and won the award for Outstanding Contribution in 1988.

ITV will once again be broadcasting The BRITs live.

For more information, check out the BRITs' website by CLICKING HERE. http://www.brits.co.uk/brits-2010


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