This year’s GIT Awards shortlist has been announced, celebrating the best of Merseyside music from the past 12 months.

Wave Machines (pictured), Clinic, Dan Croll, Stealing Sheep, By The Sea and more all feature in the list, compiled by a number of specially appointed judges across the city. The full list runs as follows:

Baltic Fleet
By The Sea
Dan Croll
John Heckle
Nadina Carina
Tyler Mensah
Stealing Sheep
Wave Machines

The award ceremony itself is held at Leaf next month, where the acts will be performing and the winner crowned. This year though you – yes, you – can be a judge, as there’s also a separate public vote, where you can have your say on who you think should win. The public vote winner will also be revealed on the night. Have your say below:

3 Responses to “GIT Award 2013 shortlist: vote for your favourite”

  1. […] AWARDS It’s great to hear that this year’s winners will get a slot at the Yoko Ono-curated Meltdown at the Southbank festival. So lots to play for at this, the original and best Liverpool-based music awards. These awards represent just about the most exciting, and diverse crop of talent out there. And, the impressive thing, we (because SevenStreets is on the judging panel) argued long and hard about another 14 or so contenders. And, if we’re really honest, some of our really hot favourites didn’t make the cut. That’s how tough it’s been this year. Check out the full list, with artist profiles, at Getintothis. Awards announced at the finals ceremony, Friday 19 April at Leaf. This year, you can vote on the shortlist too, to nominate the People’s Favourite award. Have y…. […]

  2. you got brilliant artists in your list. my choice is because once there is what the artists creates now, and next there is how much road they open for things to go to. thats why i chose Stealing Sheep. all the best

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