Beyoncé, Jay-Z, OutKast and the Neptunes' Pharrell Williams are tied for the lead with six nominations for the 46th Grammy Awards. Missy Elliott, Eminem, Evanescence, 50 Cent, the Neptunes' Chad

Beyoncé, Jay-Z, OutKast and the Neptunes' Pharrell Williams are tied for the lead with six nominations for the 46th Grammy Awards. Missy Elliott, Eminem, Evanescence, 50 Cent, the Neptunes' Chad Hugo, Ricky Skaggs, Justin Timberlake, Luther Vandross and the late Warren Zevon are close behind with five nominations apiece.

Beyoncé and Jay-Z's "Crazy in Love" will square off against Black Eyed Peas' "Where is the Love?," Coldplay's "Clocks," Eminem's "Lose Yourself" and OutKast's "Hey Ya!" for record of the year.

Elliott's "Under Construction" (Elektra), Evanescence's "Fallen" (Wind-Up), OutKast's "Speakerboxxx/The Love Below" (LaFace/Arista), Timberlake "Justified" (Jive) and the White Stripes' "Elephant" (Third Man/V2) are up for album of the year.

Evanescence, 50 Cent, Sean Paul, Fountains Of Wayne and Heather Headley will compete for the best new artist award.

In the song of the year category, which is awarded to songwriters, nominees are Linda Perry for Christina Aguilera's "Beautiful," Avril Lavigne and the Matrix for Lavigne's "I'm With You," Richard Marx and Vandross for the latter's "Dance With My Father," Jeff Bass, Eminem and Luis Resto for Eminem's "Lose Yourself" and Jorge Calderon and Zevon for the latter's "Keep Me in Your Heart."

Other multiple nominees included Erykah Badu, Willie Nelson and Jose Serebrier with four. The White Stripes' Jack White notched three individual nominations in addition to the Stripes' album of the year notice.

The 2004 Grammy Awards will be handed out Feb. 8 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles and broadcast live by CBS. A full list of nominees is posted on Grammy.com.

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