Billboard Music Award Nominees Announced

Published: 2005-11-30
50 Cent, Mariah Carey, and Green Day are some of the top nominees that were announced for the Billboard Music Awards. 50 walks away with eight nods, while Carey boasts seven, and Green Day might win six. Rap impresario, LL Cool J will take over the hosting duties live from the Las Vegas' MGM Grand Garden Arena on December 6. Gwen Stefani and Daddy Yankee with Pharell will be performing.

Other nominees include pop star Kelly Clarkson, R&B songbird Fantasia, Black Eyed Peas, hip hop princess Ciara, rockers the Killers, and industrial metal act Nine Inch Nails.

Tom Petty will receive the Century Award and Kanye West with the 2005 Artist Achievement Award, respectively. A number of surprise collaborations will take place on stage as well. Three performances will have more than one musical act.

Tune into Fox on Tuesday December 6 at 8/7c.

Writer: Robert Frezza



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