Pharrell’s Happy and Sam Smith’s Money On My Mind have been shortlisted for Song of the Year at the inaugural BBC Music Awards.
The tracks are among 10 vying for the prize, voted for by the public.
Clean Bandit’s Rather Be, Coldplay’s A Sky Full of Stars, Ed Sheeran’s Sing and Ella Henderson’s Ghost are also nominated.
Budapest by George Ezra, Kiesza’s Hideaway, Lorde’s Royals and Am I Wrong by Nico and Vinz complete the list.
The shortlisted songs have had the most airplay across the BBC’s music radio and television networks over the past 12 months.
Voting opens to the public on Thursday from 07:30 GMT to 19:20 GMT and can be submitted by text or online at BBC Music.
The winning song will be announced during the BBC Music Awards later that night at a ceremony hosted by Chris Evans and Fearne Cotton at London’s Earl’s Court.
Two other awards will be announced – British artist of the year and international artist of the year.
The first category sees David Bowie, Ed Sheeran, Elbow, Jungle, Royal Blood and Sam Smith compete for the honour.
Dolly Parton, Gregory Porter, Lorde, Pharrell, Prince and Taylor Swift will battle to be named best international artist.
The ceremony will be broadcast live on BBC One at 20:00 GMT and simulcast on BBC Radio 1 and BBC Radio 2.
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