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Triple J’s Australian Music Video of the Year is a baby of the J Awards family. In its first year last year, it was awarded to Director, Mike Daly for his work on The Herd’s video for 20/20. The award is judged on the creativity, originality and excellence of videos created by Australian artists during the period from December 2008 to November 2009.

The first round of nominations have been announced, and Astronomy Class’ – Where You At? have been nominated.. The clip was directed by Pradeep Senanayake. Other nominations include:

Autumn Story – Firekites and Broken Leg – Bluejuice.

In other J Award news, The Hilltop Hoods have been nominated for the  Album Of The Year. Album Of The Year is selected for its outstanding achievement as an Australian musical work of art. For its creativity, musicianship and its contribution to Australian music.

Other nominations so far include Bertie Blackman and Karnivool.

To check out all the latest news on the J Awards, head to the homepage here.