As we wait for news of appearances and, perhaps, a tour, it is time to look back upon 2010 and reflect upon yet another eventful, exciting year in Archuland! It is time to hold…

(Drum roll please…)

… THE THIRD ANNUAL ARCHIE AWARDS!


This is a chance for YOU, THE FANS, to decide what were David’s best moments, best songs, and best performances of 2010. How many Archudorkable moments can you remember? What was David’s most memorable tweet? What picture of David took your breath away? It’s time to look back at everything from 2010 and once again revel in its awesomeage.

This nominating process (and the voting!) are open to ALL fans, from ALL the fansites!

So pop your copy of TOSOD in the player, rub your hands together, and NOMINATE! Don’t be shy! Say why your nominee should be included in the final five! TDC’s illustrious Nominations Committee will peruse your squees and suggestions and choose the final 5 nominations for each category based on a combination of things, including the number of nominations and general enthusiasm. So if someone else has already posted something that you wanted to mention, then nominate it, too!

Here’s how it will go down:

1. Sunday, January 23rd (now!) – Nominations open. Use the comments section below to post up your ideas, links to songs, videos, performances, pictures, etc. that you think should be included in the final nomination lists. If you want, say why it should be included. Repeat nominations are allowed!

2. Sunday, January 30th at MIDNIGHT (Eastern Time) – Nominations CLOSE.

3. Friday, February 4th – Final list of nominations (5 per category) is posted. Voting begins!

4. Sunday, February 13th – Voting Closed

5. Monday, February 14th – Winners are posted!!!

Also, if you have another great idea for a category, let us know! We might include it!

THE THIRD ANNUAL ARCHIE AWARDS

CATEGORIES (in no particular order)

Best Live Performance – Rockin the House
Best Live Performance – Heart Connection
Best Acapella Performance
Song of the Year (single or album track with a 2010 release date in the U.S.)
Most Archudorkable Moment
Most Archudorable Moment
Hawtest David Picture (2010 only)
Cutest David Picture (2010 only)
Top David Moment of the Year
Best David Cover of Another Artist’s Song
Best Christmas Song
Best Video Blog
Best TV Appearance
Best Bonus Track
Best Piece of Archuwisdom (quotation)
Funniest Archuquote (non-Tweet)
Tweet of the Year
Most Fanatical/Endearing Comment from an Archie
Most Impressive Comment from a Non-Archie
Best new Fan-made Videos/Tributes in 2010
Best or most interesting quote from Chords of Strength

~ Nominations Committee: Cutter12, JR, Marlie7, Rascal