2002 Billboard Music Awards Winners

Here are the winners of the 2002 Billboard Music Awards, as presented on the Dec. 9 live Fox broadcast from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas:

Artist of the year: Nelly

Male artist of the year: Nelly

Female artist of the year: Ashanti

Top new pop artist of the year: Ashanti

Group/duo of the year: Creed

Album of the year: "The Eminem Show" (Aftermath/Interscope), Eminem

Group/duo albums artist of the year: Creed

Hot 100 singles artist of the year: Ashanti

Hot 100 Singles male artist of the year: Nelly

Hot 100 singles group/duo of the year: Nickleback

Hot 100 single of the year: "How You Remind Me," Nickelback

Hot 100 airplay single of the year: "How You Remind Me," Nickelback

Top 40 track of the year: "How You Remind Me," Nickelback

R&B/hip-hop artist of the year: Ashanti

R&B/hip-hop male artist of the year: Nelly

R&B/hip-hop female artist of the year: Ashanti

New R&B/hip-hop artist of the year: Ashanti

R&B/hip-hop album of the year: "The Eminem Show" (Aftermath/Interscope), Eminem

R&B/hip-hop single of the year: "Foolish," Ashanti

R&B/hip-hop singles artist of the year: Ashanti

R&B/hip-hop single (sales) of the year: "Uh Huh," B2K

Rap artist of the year: Nelly

Rap track of the year: "Hot in Herre," Nelly

Country singles artist of the year: Toby Keith

Rock artist of the year: Puddle Of Mudd

Rock track of the year: "Blurry," Puddle Of Mudd

Modern rock artist of the year: Puddle Of Mudd

Modern rock track of the year: "Blurry," Puddle Of Mudd

Dance/club play artist of the year: Cher

Electronic album of the year: "18," Moby

Electronic albums artist of the year: Moby

Catalog artist of the year: Creed

Catalog album of the year: "Human Clay," Creed (Wind-Up)

Century Award: Annie Lennox

Artist Achievement Award: Cher

Special Billboard Award: Michael Jackson (recognizing his 1982 Epic album "Thriller," which spent more weeks at No. 1 (37 weeks) than any other album in the history of The Billboard 200.