The Source Hip-Hop Music Awards 2003 Nominees

The Source Hip-Hop Music Awards 2003 Nominees

Below is the final list of nominees for the The Source Hip-Hop Music Awards 2003, which will be presented Oct. 13 in Miami and broadcast in November on BET.

ARTIST OF THE YEAR -- MALE SOLO

Jay-Z
Nelly
Baby aka Birdman
LL Cool J
Ja Rule

ARTIST OF THE YEAR -- FEMALE SOLO

Eve
Missy Elliott
Lil Kim
Ms Jade
Trina

ARTIST OF THE YEAR -- GROUP

The Roots
Lil Jon & the East Side Boyz
Jurassic 5
Field Mob
Bone, Thugs-N-Harmony

BREAKTHROUGH ARTIST(S) OF THE YEAR

Bone Crusher
50 Cent
Clipse
David Banner
The Diplomats

SINGLE OF THE YEAR -- MALE SOLO ARTIST
(Award goes to artist and producer)

"In Da Club," 50 Cent
Produced by Dr. Dre
Shady/Aftermath/Interscope

"Hot In Herre," Nelly
Produced by the Neptunes
Universal

"Rock the Party," Benzino
Produced by Mario Winans
Surrender/Elektra

"Thugz Mansion," Tupac feat. Anthony Hamilton
Produced by 7 Aurelius
Amaru/Death Row/Interscope

"Good Times," Styles
Produced by Swizz Beatz
Ruff Ryders/Interscope

SINGLE OF THE YEAR -- FEMALE SOLO ARTIST
(Award goes to artist and producer)

"The Jumpoff," Lil Kim feat. Mr. Cheeks
Produced by Timbaland
Queen Bee/Atlantic

"Satisfaction," Eve
Produced by Dr Dre
Ruff Ryders/Interscope

"Work It," Missy Elliott
Produced by Timbaland
Elektra

"My Neck, My Back," Khia
Produced by DJ Taz & Platinum House
Dirty Down/Artemis

"B R Right," Trina feat. Ludacris
Produced by Kanye West
Slip-N-Slide/Atlantic

SINGLE OF THE YEAR -- FEMALE SOLO ARTIST
(Award goes to artist and producer)

"Grindin'," Clipse
Produced by Neptunes
Star Trak/Arista

"Sick of Being Lonely," Field Mob
Produced by Jazze Pha
MCA

"Dipset Anthem," the Diplomats
Produced by Heatmakerz
Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam

"What's Golden," Jurassic 5
Producerd by DJ Nu-Mark
Fat Beats/Interscope

"Tainted," Slum Village
Produced by K Riggins
Capitol

SINGLE OF THE YEAR -- COLLABO
(Award goes to artist and producer)

"Never Scared," Bone Crusher feat. TI and Killer Mike
Produced by A. Johnson
Break 'Em Off/So So Def/Arista

"Like A Pimp," David Banner feat. Lil Flip
Produced by David Banner
SRC/Universal

"I Don't Give A #%!," Lil Jon & the East Side Boyz feat. Mystikal & Krayzie Bone
Produced by Lil Jon
TVT

"What Happened to That Boy," Baby feat. Clipse
Produced by the Neptunes
Cash Money/Universal

"Move B*tch," Disturbin' Tha Peace feat. Mystikal & I-20
Produced by KLC
IDJMG

R&B/RAP COLLABO OF THE YEAR
(Award goes to artist and producer)

"Beautiful," Snoop Dogg feat. Pharrell Williams
Produced by the Neptunes
Doggystyle/Priority/Capitol

"Can't Let You Go," Fabolous feat. Lil Mo
Produced by Just Blaze & E Bass
Desert Storm/Elektra

"Thug Lovin'," Ja Rule feat. Bobby Brown
Produced by C- Santana
Murder Inc./Universal

"All I Need," Fat Joe feat. Tony Sunshine
Produced by Kool & Dre
Atlantic

"Dilemma," Nelly feat. Kelly Rowland
Produced by Bam & Ryan Bowser
Universal

FAT TAPE SONG OF THE YEAR
(Award goes to artist and producer)

"What We Do," Freeway feat. Jay-Z & Beanie Sigel
Produced by Just Blaze
IDJMG

"Magic Stick," Lil Kim feat. 50 Cent
Produced by Fantom of the Beats & Sha Money
Queen Bee/Atlantic

"Made You Look" (Remix), Nas feat. Jadakiss & Ludacris
Produced by Salaam Remi
Columbia

"In Da Wind," Trick Daddy feat. Big Boi & Cee-Lo
Produced by Jazze Pha
Slip-N-Slide/Atlantic

"Guess Who's Back," Scarface feat. Jay-Z & Beanie Sigel
Produced by Kanye West
Rap-A-Lot/Def Jam South

LYRICIST OF THE YEAR

Jay-Z
Nas
Talib Kweli
Scarface
Gza

LIVE PERFORMER OF THE YEAR

Busta Rhymes
Ja Rule
David Banner
Common
LL Cool J

VIDEO OF THE YEAR
(Award goes to artist and director)

"Work It," Missy Elliott
Directed by Dave Meyers

"The Streets," WC feat. Snoop Dogg & Nate Dogg
Directed by Chris Robinson

"I Don't Give A #%!," Lil' Jon & The East Side Boyz feat. Mystikal & Krayzie Bone
Directed by Gil Green

"Tainted," Slum Village
Directed by Chris Robinson

"Thug Holiday," Trick Daddy
Directed by Nick Quested & Ted Lucas

PRODUCER OF THE YEAR

Just Blaze
Jazze Pha
The Neptunes
Kanye West
Timbaland

R&B ARTIST OF THE YEAR -- MALE

Jaheim
R.Kelly
Ginuwine
Raphael Saadiq
B2K

R&B ARTIST OF THE YEAR -- FEMALE

Lil Mo
Amerie
Floetry
3LW
Aaliyah

INDEPENDENT ALBUM OF THE YEAR

"The Listening," Little Brother (ABB)
"Lil' Choppa Toy," Baby D (Big Oomp)
"The True Meaning," Cormega (Legal Hustle)
"Get your Mind Correct," Paul Wall Chamillionaire (Paid In Full)
"Deep Water Slang," Zion I (Raptivism)

DANCEHALL/REGGAE ALBUM OF THE YEAR

"Tropical Storm," Beenie Man (Virgin)
"Dutty Rock," Sean Paul (VP/Atlantic)
"Friends For Life," Buju Banton (VP/Atlantic)
"Higher Level," Elephant Man (Greensleeves)
"No Holding Back," Wayne Wonder (VP/Atlantic)

INTERNATIONAL ALBUM OF THE YEAR

"Kik Off," Blak Twang (Big Dada) -- U.K.
"Exit," Kaos (Astralwerks) -- CANADA
"Temps Mort," Booba (45 Scientific) -- FRANCE
"Magic Number," Kick The Can Crew (Warner Japan) -- JAPAN
"Emigrante," Orishas (Surco/Universal Music Latino) -- CUBA

BEST ACTING IN A MOVIE BY A RAPPER

Mos Def, "The Italian Job"
LL Cool J, "Deliver Us From Eva"
Eve, "Barbershop"
Ice Cube, "Barbershop"
Cam'Ron, "Paid In Full"

TRENDSETTER OF THE YEAR

Baby aka Birdman
Cam'ron
Lil Kim
Pharrell
Fabolous

ALBUM OF THE YEAR

"The Fix," Scarface (Rap-A-Lot/Def Jam South)
"La Bella Mafia," Lil' Kim (Queen Bee/Atlantic)
"The Blueprint 2: The Gift and the Curse," Jay-Z (Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam)
"Get Rich or Die Tryin'," 50 Cent (Shady/Aftermath/Interscope)
"Nellyville," Nelly (Universal)
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