Sanz, Syntek Among Top Oye! Nominees

With four nominations each, Alejandro Sanz, Aleks Syntek, Julieta Venegas and Belinda are the top nominees for Mexico's annual Premios Oye! Awards. Set to take place Nov. 13 at Mexico City's Auditori

With four nominations each, Alejandro Sanz, Aleks Syntek, Julieta Venegas and Belinda are the top nominees for Mexico's annual Premios Oye! Awards. Set to take place Nov. 13 at Mexico City's Auditorio Nacional, the awards recognize albums released in the country.

Banda El Recodo, Intocable, Ana Bárbara, Victor Garc 237;a and Pepe Aguilar have three nominations each.

Awards will be given in 18 categories. This year will also include a special award given to a singer/songwriter whose music has helped promote social values.

Nominees were selected from works released between July 15, 2003, and July 30, 2004, and presented by the labels that belong to Mexico's Assn. of Music and Video Producers (Amprofon). The 1,300 members of Mexico's National Academy of Music vote for the nominees and the winners.

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