Recently launched international news channel Al Jazeera English has been nominated for an award at this year’s Broadcast Digital Channel Awards.

Al Jazeera English, which launched last November, will be competing in the ‘Best News Channel’ category along with favourites Sky News and CNBC Europe.

Surprisingly no other Asian TV or radio channel made it to the final shortlist.

The awards are in its third year and showcases the best of digital TV and radio channels. The Awards will be held at The Grosvenor House Hotel in London on Wednesday 6th June 2007.