Eminem. Obie Trice Nominated For Detroit Music Awards

Eminem and Obie Trice were among the nominees

for the annual Detroit Music Awards, which are slated to take place Friday,

April 23 at the State Theater in Detroit.

Eminem is nominated twice in the Best National

Single category for his songs "Sing For The Moment" and "Superman,"

while Obie Trice's album Cheers landed him an Outstanding Major Label

Recording nomination.

Neither of the rappers were nominated in the

Urban/Funk/Hip-Hop categories. Local artists White Boy Ric, Miz Korona, Khary

Kimani Turner, Paradime, Poetic Menace, Trip, Black Bottom Collective and Black

Magic Crossing filled out the rap categories.

Local DJ's DJ Babe, DJ Houseshoes, DJ Stezo and

Mark EP were all nominated for their turntable work.

The event will honor blues legends the Butler

Twins and electronic music pioneer Juan Atkins with the Distinguished Achievement


Tickets to attend the event are priced between

$10-$25 and are available through Ticketmaster.