Posted at 11:49 AM, 21 July 2009 -
Girls Aloud's "The Promise", Alesha Dixon's "The Boy Does Nothing" and "Love etc." by Pet Shop Boys are the three Xenomania songs shortlisted on this year's Popjustice Twenty Quid Music Prize.
The prize rewards the best British single of the last 12 months and is given out on the same night as the Mercury Prize. Past winners include Rachel Stevens, Amy Winehouse and Girls Aloud, who won four times.
These are the twelve British pop singles shortlisted for the 2009 Popjustice Twenty Quid Music Prize:
'Beat Again' by JLS
'Better Off As Two' by Frankmusik
'I'm Not Alone' by Calvin Harris
'In For The Kill' by La Roux
'Love Etc' by Pet Shop Boys
'Method Of Modern Love' by Saint Etienne
'New In Town' by Little Boots
'Take Me Back' by Tinchy Stryder
'The Promise' by Girls Aloud
'Up' by The Saturdays
'The Boy Does Nothing' by Alesha Dixon
'The Fear' by Lily Allen
The winner will be decided at a London judging debacle - this year's takes place on Tuesday September 8. The winning artist will be awarded twenty quid (cash).
If you'd like to be on the judging panel, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with your name, age, occupation, one single you think should have been taken off the shortlist and one single you think should have been put on the shortlist.
Closing date for judging applications is September 1; selected judges will be notified on September 3.