Mariah, 50 Cent and Eminem Lead ’05 AMA’s

Mariah Carey topped the nominees for the 33rd Annual American Music Awards with 50 Cent, Eminem, Green Day and Kelly Clarkson trailing the R&B starlet. The Cedric the Entertainer-hosted award show is slated to broadcast live on November 22 from the Los Angeles’ Shrine Auditorium. 50 Cent got three nods in the pop and Hip-Hop categories. With two nominations, Eminem and the Black Eyed Peas were the only other Hip*Hop acts to amass multiple nominations.

Single nominees included Ludacris, T.I, Missy Elliott, Lil’ Kim, Trina, Lil’ Jon & The East Side Boyz, Will Smith and Ying Yang Twins.

Below is a listing of the 2005 American Awards nominees:

A partial complete list of nominees:

Pop/Rock:

* Male artist: 50 Cent, Will Smith, Rob Thomas

* Female artist: Mariah Carey, Kelly Clarkson, Gwen Stefani

* Band, duo or group: Black Eyed Peas, Green Day, 3 Doors Down

* Album: The Emancipation Of Mimi (Mariah Carey), Breakaway”(Kelly Clarkson), American Idiot (Green Day)

Soul/Rhythm & Blues:

* Male artist: R. Kelly, John Legend, Omarion

* Female artist: Mariah Carey, Ciara, Fantasia

* Band, duo or group: Destiny’s Child, 112, Pretty Ricky

* Album: The Emancipation Of Mimi (Mariah Carey), Destiny Fulfilled (Destiny’s Child), Free Yourself (Fantasia)

Rap/Hip*Hop:

* Male artist: Eminem, 50 Cent, Ludacris

* Female artist: Missy Elliott, Lil’ Kim, Trina

* Band, duo or group: Black Eyed Peas, Lil Jon & The Eastside Boyz, Ying Yang Twins

* Album: Encore (Eminem), The Massacre (50 Cent), Urban Legend (T.I.)

Adult Contemporary:

* Favorite artist: Kelly Clarkson, Maroon 5, John Mayer

Latin:

* Favorite artist: Daddy Yankee, Luis Miguel, Shakira

Alternative:

* Favorite artist: Coldplay, Green Day, System of a Down

Contemporary Inspirational:

* Favorite artist: Casting Crowns, Jars of Clay, Mary Mary

Breakthrough:

*New artist (all genres): The Killers, Jesse McCartney, Sugarland

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