More than 30,000 European festival fans have so-far rallied to shape the shortlists in the Best Major, Medium Sized, Small and New Festival categories.

Meanwhile, behind the scenes, an assembled panel of esteemed industry representatives (see below) have concurred to produce the final line-ups of four additional categories - Best European Festival Line-Up, Best Artist Newcomer, Best Headline Artist and Anthem Of The Year.

Fans are now able to vote for a second time to determine the final winners in all eight of the above categories.

Vote now at:

Voting will close once and for all on Wednesday 30th December before the winners are unveiled at the gala ceremony, which takes place on Wednesday 13 January at The Grand Theatre, Eurosonic Noorderslag 2010, Groningen, Netherlands.

The winners of the YOUROPE Clean'N'Green Award, Artist's Favourite Festival, Promoter Of The Year and Lifetime Achievement Award will be decided by appropriate members of the industry jury (not public vote).

You can vote in as many categories as you want, depending how many you've been to and which ones are relevant to you. And by entering, you can enter the competition to win two tickets to every award winning festival in 2009 - that could total more than nine!

The Shortlists for the awards include the following:

Best Major Festival

Exit Festival (Serbia)

Glastonbury Festival (UK)

Heineken Open'er Festival (Poland)

Les Vieilles Charrues (France)

Nature One (Germany)

Pinkpop (Netherlands)

Pukkelpop (Belgium)

Rock Werchter (Belgium)

Roskilde Festival (Denmark)

Sziget (Hungary)

Best Medium-Sized Festival

Bilbao BBK Live (Spain)

Coke Live Music Festival (Poland)

Couleur Cafe Festival (Belgium)

Dour Festival (Belgium)

Melt! Festival (Germany)

Paleo Festival Nyon (Switzerland)

Pinkpop Classic (Netherlands)

Spirit of Burgas (Bulgaria)

Taubertal-Festival (Germany)

T-Mobile INmusic Festival (Croatia)

Best Small Festival

Astropolis (France)

Avo Session Basel (Switzerland)

Be2gether (Lithuania)

Cactusfestival (Belgium)

Haldern Pop Festival (Germany)

Hartera Festival (Croatia)

Life Festival (Republic Of Ireland)

Mach1 Festival (Germany)

Openfields Festival (Belgium)

Zeverrock (Belgium)

Best New Festival

Openfields Festival (Belgium)

ParkLive (Bulgaria)

Sonisphere (Netherlands)

Sonisphere (Spain)

Sonisphere (UK)

Best Line-Up *

Rock Werchter (Denmark)

Glastonbury Festival (UK)

Lowlands (Netherlands)

Primavera Sound (Spain)

Pukkelpop (Belgium)

Electric Picnic (Republic of Ireland)

T in the Park (UK)

Gurtenfestival (Switzerland)

OpenAir St.Gallen (Switzerland)

Melt! Festival (Germany)

Best Newcomer (Artist) *

Fever Ray

Buraka Son Sistema

White Lies


Ebony Bones

King Blues


Black Lips


Paloma Faith

Best Headline Artist *


Bruce Springsteen


The Prodigy

Faith No More



Neil Young

Fatboy Slim

Bloc Party

Anthem of the Year *

Lilly Allen - "Fuck you"

Mando Diao - "Dance with somebody"

Coldplay - "Viva la Vida"

Kings of Leon - "Use Somebody"

White Lies - "Farewell to the Underground"

Tickets to the show are available to festival organisers only, limited to 2 per festival:

Order tickets here, priced 75 euro (+ 4.80 euro booking fee): The ticket price includes buffet, drinks reception, awards show, live acts & aftershow party with DJ.


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