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mtvU has just confirmed several of the acts that are set to perform at the 2009 mtvU Woodie Awards, taking place at New York’s Roseland Ballroom on November 18th. Along with the Dead Weather, Death Cab for Cutie will perform “Meet Me on the Equinox,” the first single off of the Twilight Saga: New Moon Soundtrack, and Matt and Kim are slated to perform “Lessons Learned,” which earned them the 2009 “Breakthrough Video” prize. Additional presenters and performers will be confirmed in the coming weeks.

The mtvU Woodie Awards were established in 2004 by college students seeking to award the artists they deem influential and important. Previous big winners who have gone on to mainstream success include Fall Out Boy, Paramore, Death Cab for Cutie and The Killers among many others.

From now through November 16, visit woodies.mtv.com now to vote for your favorites of 2009. The 2009 mtvU Woodies Awards will air Friday, December 4 at 10pm ET/PT on mtvU, MTV, MTV2, and Palladia.

–Carrie Alison