Monday, January 10, 2005

The Nominees Are:

OK, so I had hoped to have this done by the new year, but it didn't quite pan out. But here, now, are the nominees for the First Annual Mike Statement Radio Awards:

Whiniest Song
"Broken" - Seether f. Amy Lee (or, more accurately, Amy Lee f. Who the Hell is Seether?)
"Fall To Pieces" - Velvet Underground
"Welcome To My Life" - Simple Plan
"Reason" - Hoobastank

Most Overplayed Song
"Vertigo" - U2
"American Idiot" - Green Day
"Fall To Pieces" - Velvet Underground
"We're All To Blame" - Sum 41

Most Overplayed Band
Green Day
Tragically Hip
Sum 41

Most Overplayed Band That Hasn't Done Anything Recently
Our Lady Peace
Tragically Hip
Sam Roberts
Lenny Kravitz

Most Underplayed Song
"Slow Hands" - Interpol
"Predictable" - Good Charlotte
"Pretty Life" - Jackalope
"A Crow Left of the Murder" - Incubus

Most Underplayed Band
Good Charlotte
Pre-suck Nickelback
Anything resembling emo
Or ska

Worst Cover Song That The Radio Refuses To Admit Can't Hold A Candle To The Original
None. This one seemed like a good idea at the time...

Worst Radio Personality
Josie Dye (Edge 102)
Bookie (Edge 102)
KK (97.7)
Andy Frost (107.1)
Mindless Banter-Bot 5000 (103.5, or, really, any station that played hip hop and R&B and employ guys who spend the whole time talking too fast to no one in particular)

Worst Commercials
Mini Cooper commercials ("You want to touch my..." "NEW SIX-SPEED TRANSMISSION")
Harvey's commercials (deep baritone mumble"BEEF"deep baritone mumble"HARVEY'S")
Spence Diamonds ("This is Seeeeeean, from Spence Diiiiiiiamonds")
Edge at the Kingdom commercials ("THERE'S AMERICAN GIRLS IN THE BAR!")

Sports Show Hosted By Myself And The Urban Zombie That You'd Like To See Back On The Air
No contest, we know who's got this wrapped up.

So, there you have it, the nominees. I'll probably get around to writing the show up.

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