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Willow Smith Competing for MTV Brand New Awards

December 2, 2010 (4:53 am) GMT
Along with Far East Movement, Smith is looking forward to be the best new act and successor of Justin Bieber.

's pop star daughter and hip-hop hitmakers are among the newcomers nominated for the MTV Brand New: For 2011 award.

was last year's winner of the prize, heralding his future as one of 2010's biggest stars. "The Independence Day" actor's 10-year-old daughter, famous for her track "Whip Your Hair", will now compete for the 2011 trophy against much older acts, including electro hip-hop stars Far East Movement, who topped the U.S. charts last month.

Other artists in the running include London rockers , singer , rapper Wretch 32, British girlband Ruff Diamondz, Nashville group Mona, singer Jamie Woon, producer Labrinth and singer/songwriter Clare Maguire.

The award is voted for by fans and the winner will be announced on February 1.

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