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Derek Sheldon was nominated for a Shorty Award!

Infamous Derek Michael Sheldon, Baron of Music, Entertainment Music Reporter, Mashable's 2009 Best Blogger of the Year! Yes I do tweet a lot!

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1 vote in journalism
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Derek Sheldon (DerekSheldon on Twitter) was nominated for a Shorty Award(You can still submit a vote for fun, but the actual contest is over)

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Darlene Blair
Darlene Blair I nominate @DerekSheldon for a Shorty Award in #journalist because he reports music news w/a touch of personality.
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spiritjump I nominate @DerekSheldon for a Shorty Award in #journalist because we love music and those who report on it
Jenny Madison
Jenny Madison I nominate @DerekSheldon for a Shorty Award in #journalist because the twitterview king haslatest breaking music news
Sandy Stout
Sandy Stout I nominate @dereksheldon for a Shorty Award in #journalist because...He is fun to follow and informative!
monika bashllari
monika bashllari I nominate @DerekSheldon for a Shorty Award in #journalist because...he definitely gives us what we want to hear.
Barbara Schneier
Barbara Schneier I nominate @DerekSheldon for a Shorty Award in #journalist because writes about music relevant to today.
Nancy M
Nancy M I nominate @DerekSheldon for a Shorty Award in #journalist because...he has a great writing style
D Clemmon
D Clemmon I nominate @DerekSheldon for a Shorty Award in #journalist because...he cares about what the public wants to hear.
Joanne R.
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Donald Hunken
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Lisa OBrien
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Jennifer Leigh
Jennifer Leigh I nominate @DerekSheldon for a Shorty Award in #journalist because...He's cool, and a friend of one of my best friends!
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The Shorty Interview
with Derek Sheldon
What's your best tweet?
I have never seen pizza delivered at an awards show in all my life..wait its not delivery, its DiGiorno.
What are six things you could never do without?
Computer, Cellphone, Pepsi, my family, my website, my readers.
How do you use Twitter in your professional life?
Wow, I use it for everything. I make my contacts, tweet my posts, rant, rave, tell the world, share music, show who I am as a person.
What's your favorite Twitter app?
Twitbird
Twitter or Facebook?
Twitter
What was the funniest trend you've seen?
I asked my doctor his opinion about someone who kept thinking he was Tom Jones.. I was surprised to hear him say "well, It's Not Unusual
What feature should Twitter add?
Ability to follow people but NOT actually see what they say on the timeline!
Who do you wish had a Twitter feed but doesn't?
Elvis. I think it would be QUITE amusing to see his content if he was alive. Obviously he is dead so if there was one it be breaking news..
What are some words or phrases you refuse to shorten for brevity?
If I can shorten it trust me Ill shorten it. No word is free from beheading with the Baron.
Is there someone you want to follow you who doesn't already? If so, who?
Good question, Adam Lambert. I have a lot of his fans as fans. I would love to communicate with him to deliver the content they wish to see
Have you ever unfollowed someone? Who and why?
I unfollowed several people, I would not say as to why. I do not wish to go backward, only forward.
Why should we vote for you?
I am the Baron of Music and if you love music you are on MY Barony. My subjects should always vote! Honestly, cause I am worth it!
Terms you wish would start trending on Twitter right now?
#jannarden, #baronofmusic #determination
What's the most interesting connection you've made through Twitter?
@jannarden
Hashtag you created that you wish everyone used?
#inmusichistory
How do you make your tweets unique?
I am not afraid to tell anyone about who I am, and I work hard for my readers. I believe I am funny but then again I am biased!
What inspires you to tweet?
YOU!
Ever get called out for tweeting too much?
ABSOFINGLUTELY.
140 characters of advice for a new user?
Always do ur best, never get discouraged, never be petty, those who hate you dont win, till you hate them, then you destroy yourself.
How long can you go without a tweet?
7 hours while I sleep!
Who do you admire most for his or her use of Twitter?
@jannarden she is funny, famous and responds. Always brightens my day to read her tweets.
Why'd you start tweeting?
@jannarden. Yes I know I said her name a zillion times but I honestly do owe everything to her for my start. YES, including the Barony!
Has Twitter changed your life? If yes, how?
Twitter has changed my life in every way shape and form. I would be nothing without twitter in regards to my web presence.
What do you wish people would do more of on Twitter?
Stop promoting themselves and talk about more of why they do what they, inspire passion, connect with their readers.
How will the world change in 2010?
I will personally change it in some way. I hope I can bring music to those who need it most, and show the love music has to offer them.
What are some big Twitter faux pas?
I am sure there are NONE of those on twitter, none absolutely none.
What will the world be like 10 years from now?
I am afraid to find out