Movies have the Oscars, television has the Emmys, but what about the fastest growing segment of the media? Blogging was once the realm of emotionally-charged discharges, and while some blogs still do that, many more are out to make a buck or two while they’re at it. Some have even gone so far as to blog solely for money and not for the love of the written word, the love for personal expression. Those, of course, never become popular.

With so many blogs out there, it can be hard to find the absolute best (of course, Beyond the Rhetoric should rank near the top, right?). There are well-known blogs that aren’t very good, and then there are very good blogs that no one seems to know about. It’s time to let the latter shine through the recently launched Blogger’s Choice Awards.

On their website, you can vote for the best blog in a number of different categories, like best celebrity blogger, best food blog, best podcast, and even something as obscure as hottest mommy blogger. Yes, vote for your favorite milf.

I recognize some of the names on the list. Kumiko Suzuki, for example, was nominated for the Blogitzer (blog’s spin on the Pulitzer), an award given to the “blogger who demonstrates the best writing ability.” Too bad there wasn’t a category for “best use of pink.” Another notable nominee is Gdog of The Daily Kimchi, who was nominated for best travel blog.

Unlike other bloggers out there, I’m not going to nominate myself. Instead, I’ll leave it up to you, my audience, to determine if I should get nominated for something.

Voting is on between now and 11:59 p.m. on May 22. Winners will be officially announced at PostieCon in June.