Fuse TV recently administered an online poll to see who the online users will choose as the Best New Artist.
Other distinctive nominees include Japanese singer Kyary Pamyu Pamyu, Mexican singer Belinda, Indian singer Priyanka Chopra, and Nigerian singer D'banj.
As of this writing, it appears to be only a two way race as G-Dragon is trailing Belinda at a count of 45% to 53%.
In other news, G-Dragon is set to officially release his second solo album "coup d'etat" on September 2, and CL is currently performing with 2NE1 to promote their latest song, "Do You Love Me."
You can vote for CL or G-Dragon here. The voting for Round 1 ends on Tuesday, September 10 at 8AM ET.