Bruno, Prince & Taylor Vie For Best Live Act

Taylor Swift, Sam Smith, Pharrell, Ed Sheeran, Bruno Mars and Prince are all short-listed for a new Best Live Act poll begin conducted by the Nordoff Robbins Foundation in the U.K.

It's the only Nordoff Robbins prize to be determined by the public, with voting being conducted on the organization's web site through June 1.

The winner will be announced during the O2 Silver Clef Lunch on July 3 in London.

Other nominees include: Alt-J, Arcade Fire, Arctic Monkeys, Disclosure, Dolly Parton, Foo Fighters, Kate Bush, Royal Blood and Rudimental.


Gary Graff is an award-winning music journalist who not only covers music but has written books on Bob Seger, Neil Young and Bruce Springsteen.