"March 8, 2007, Los Angeles: The Shortlist Organization announced today the Long List of nominees for the sixth annual Shortlist Music Prize, a peer-selected award that recognizes the most creative and adventurous albums of the year. The 61 nominees were selected by a panel of nine Listmakers: recording artists Gary Lightbody (Snow Patrol), Ronnie Vannucci (the Killers), Franz Ferdinand, KT Tunstall, Panic! at the Disco, Wayne Coyne (Flaming Lips), Sufjan Stevens, and journalists Toure (BET, Rolling Stone) and Rev. Moose (Editor-In-Chief, CMJ New Music Report)."

Here's who Sufjan nominated: Dabrye, Danielson, Kidd Jordan, Matmos, Midlake, OOIOO, Serena Maneesh, & The Blow.

Here's who Wayne Coyne nominated: Cat Power, CSS, Teddybears, Wolfmother, & Girl Talk.

Here's who Panic at the Disco! nominated: Cursive, Mew, Forgive Durden, The Velvet Teen, The Stills, The Hush, The Bronx, & Mute Math.

All other nominees @ the Shortlist site & on their MySpace.