Shortlist of Music Awards
Annual music award sponsored by the Shortlist organization and chosen by a rotating committee. The awards go through a two stage process, the Long List and the final Shortlist prize. According to the ShortlistOfMusic.com website, for 2007 "Nomination to the Long List is the first step towards the Shortlist Music Prize. Any album released in the US from January through November, 2007 was eligible for nomination, so long as it had not been certified gold for domestic sales of 500,000 units. "