It's time once again for us to announce the nominees for this year's Doobie Awards. These are artists that have released 420-friendly albums in 2010. And the nominees are:

 

2011 HIGH TIMES DOOBIE AWARDS NOMINEES LIST*

BEST JAM / INDIE ARTIST
Live in Praha - Radiohead
Planet Anthem - Disco Biscuits
Congratulations - MGMT
Contra - Vampire Weekend
Rams Head Revisited - Little Feat
Who Killed Sgt. Pepper? - Brian Jonestown Massacre

BEST ALTERNATIVE ARTIST
Why Shit So Crazy? - Reggie Watts
Heligoland - Massive Attack
It Takes a Thief: The Very Best of Thievery Corp - Thievery Corp.
12 Mile High - Thunderball
Seeing Eye Dog - Helmet
All Day - Girl Talk

BEST ROCK ARTIST
Mojo - Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers
Fearless Love - Melissa Etheridge
Valleys of Neptune - Jimi Hendrix
Born Free - Kid Rock
Hand All Over - Marooon 5
Sea of Cowards - Dead Weather

BEST METAL ARTIST
Order of The Black - Black Label Society
Cold Day Memory - Sevendust
Korn III: Remember Who You Are - Korn
Decade of Domination - Pantera
Diary of a Mad Band - Down
Snakes For The Divine - High On Fire

BEST STONER ROCK ARTIST
Warp Riders - The Sword
Death Potion - Early Man
Mastermind - Monster Magnet
Appalachian Incantation - Karma To Burn
Mad Oak Redoux - Suplecs
Sasquatch III - Sasquatch

BEST HIP-HOP ARTIST
Rise Up - Cypress Hill
Long Live the Kings - Kottonmouth Kings
Man on The Moon II: The Legend of Mr. Rager - Kid Cudi
Pilot Talk - Curren$y
Kush and Orange Juice Mixtape - Wiz Khalifa
Sir Lucious Left Foot - Big Boi

BEST REGGAE ARTIST
Distant Relatives - Damian Marley & Nas
Reggae Knights - Israel Vibration
Destruction Manual - Lionize
Revelation - Lee Scratch Perry
The Green - The Green Band
Crucial Times - Sizzla

BEST NEW / UNDERGROUND ARTIST
Northern Lights
Real One
Thunderball
Chief Greenbud
Arms of The Sun
The Contrabandits

POT SONG OF THE YEAR
"Marijuana" - Kid Cudi
"Don't Pull Me Over" - Tom Petty
"It's Just a Plant" - Real One
"Roasted" - Curren$y
"Still Blazing"  - Wiz Khalifa
"It's 420 Somewhere" - Chief Greenbud

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
Dimebag Darrell

 

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The 2011 Doobie Awards will be held on Sunday, March 20th, 2011 at Emo's in Austin, TX. More info to follow in the coming weeks...

 

 

* Please note: this list is subject to change.