|NFC News Nirvana nominated for MTVís Greatest Album Ever|
Michael Jacksonís multi-million selling album Thriller, Radioheadís seminal album OK Computer, lyrical masterpiece The Queen Is Dead by The Smiths, and Nirvanaís legendary rock album Nevermind have all received double nominations from MTV to be named MTVís Greatest Album Ever.
In conjunction with music industry experts, MTVís flagship music channels VH1, MTV Two and MTV Base have each collated their top ten greatest albums since 1981, the year MTV launched. The debates to select the albums were chaired by channel presenters Edith Bowman (VH1), Zane Lowe (MTV Two) and Trevor Nelson (MTV Base).
In a surprise result, Thriller, Nevermind, The Queen Is Dead and OK Computer all appear twice in the three channels top tens resulting in a final top 26. Thriller has been voted No.1 in both MTV Base and VH1ís top ten list.
The shortlisted albums have been put forward for a public vote to find the definite MTVís Greatest Album Ever as voted for by MTV viewers at www.mtv.co.uk/greatestalbum .
Results will be revealed in a simulcast across VH1, MTV Two and MTV Base on 11 April 2009.
|Posted or updated: 03-10-2009 @ 5:03 PM (GMT) by RH.|
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