Arcade Fire leads 2014 Woodie Awards nominations

Win Butler of Arcade Fire performs live for fans at the 2014 Big Day Out Festival on Jan. 26, 2014, in Sydney, Australia. Getty Images

Arcade Fire is the top nominee for the 2014 mtvU Woodie Awards.

The Montreal-based band has three nominations for the March 13 awards show celebrating music embraced by college students, while Pharrell, Jay Z, Imagine Dragons, Chance the Rapper and Disclosure pulled down two apiece.

The 10th annual Woodies will be recorded during South By Southwest in Austin and aired March 16. Fans can vote in categories such as Did It My Way Woodie for innovation and Breaking Woodie for best new artist at the awards show's website.

Drake, Pharrell, Lorde, Imagine Dragons, Zedd and Disclosure are up for top honor Woodie of the year. Other nominees include Beyonce, Bob Dylan, Kendrick Lamar, Daft Punk, Tyler, the Creator, and Avicci.

The Woodie Awards, which began in 2004, have recognized several artists in the past, including the Killers, Death Cab for Cutie, Muse, Gym Class Heroes and Lupe Fiasco.

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