2012 is set to be a monumental year. It’s already got 366 days in it (yes, it’s a leap year), Her Majesty The Queen celebrates her 60th year on the throne and the world will be united in Sport as athletes and fans from all over the globe descend onto London.
So, to welcome in the year where Heroes and Heroines from all walks of life with be made and celebrated, we’re asking viewers of MTV Music, MTV Base, MTV Hits, MTV Rocks and MTV Dance to crown their modern-day music heroes!
We’re pitting the world’s biggest pop, rock, dance and hip-hop Olympians against one another in the ultimate test of stamina – a musical marathon race to the finish!
Our resident music experts have picked the cream of musicians from across the globe to represent all the channels. Now it's up to you, the trusty MTV viewer, to vote for your favourites.
There's no limit to the amount of categories you can vote in so get checking out the lists below right now and let your voice be heard.
It's MTV democracy in action!
Tune into MTV Music on February 4th for a glittering countdown ceremony to see which artists you've voted to become MTV music heroes.