U2, DMB Lead My VH1 Award Nominations
U2 and Dave Matthews Band lead the nominees for the My VH1 Music Awards '01, with six mentions each, according to the Hollywood Reporter. No Doubt frontwoman Gwen Stefani came in second with five nomiU2 and Dave Matthews Band lead the nominees for the My VH1 Music Awards '01, with six mentions each, according to the Hollywood Reporter. No Doubt frontwoman Gwen Stefani came in second with five nominations, followed by Staind with four. U2 and Dave Matthews Band received nominations for favorite group, video, must-have album, the Damn, I wish I wrote that category, hottest live show, and coolest fan Web site.
Mick Jagger, Creed, Sting, Nelly Furtado, Lenny Kravitz, Destiny's Child, and No Doubt will perform during the Dec. 2 ceremony, which will air live from the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles. The My VH1 Music Awards allows fans to suggest categories, pick finalists, and vote online in real time for the eventual winners.
Moby and Train each received three mentions, as did the teaming Christina Aguilera, Lil' Kim, Mya, and Pink for their version of "Lady Marmalade."
Staind will be competing against Alicia Keys, Lifehouse, Furtado, and Train in the Welcome to the big time category. In the favorite female artist field, Stefani will duel it out with Keys, Madonna, Janet Jackson, and the late Aaliyah.
The complete list of nominees is:
My favorite male: Lenny Kravitz, Moby, Sting, Enrique Iglesias, Elton John
My favorite female: Gwen Stefani, Alicia Keys, Aaliyah, Madonna, Janet Jackson
My favorite group: Bon Jovi, Dave Matthews Band, U2, Staind, Destiny's Child
Best actor in a video: Christopher Walken (Fatboy Slim's "Weapon of Choice"), Ben Stiller (P. Diddy's "Bad Boy for Life"), Robert Downey Jr. (Elton John's "I Want Love"), the Monkey (Weezer's "Island in the Sun"), Jennifer Love Hewitt (Enrique Iglesias' "Hero")
Must-have album: Alicia Keys, "Songs in A Minor," U2, "All That You Can't Leave Behind," Dave Matthews Band, "Everyday," matchbox twenty "Mad Season," The Beatles, "1"
My favorite video: Christina Aguilera, Lil' Kim, Mya & Pink, "Lady Marmalade," Dave Matthews Band, "I Did It," U2, "Beautiful Day," Fatboy Slim, "Weapon of Choice," Moby & Gwen Stefani, "Southside"
Damn I wish I wrote that: Dave Matthews Band, "The Space Between," Alicia Keys, "Fallin'," U2, "Beautiful Day," Train, "Drops of Jupiter (Tell Me)," Staind, "It's Been Awhile"
Welcome to the big time: Alicia Keys, Staind, Lifehouse, Nelly Furtado, Train
There's no I in team (best collaboration): Eve & Gwen Stefani, "Let Me Blow Ya Mind," Moby & Gwen Stefani, "Southside," Various Artists, "What's Going On," Christina Aguilera, Lil' Kim, Mya & Pink, "Lady Marmalade," Eminem & Dido, "Stan"
Hottest live show: Bon Jovi, Dave Matthews Band, U2, Madonna, Janet Jackson
Best kept secret: Gorillaz, Coldplay, Craig David, Five for Fighting, Nikka Costa
Your song kicked ass but was played too damn much: Lifehouse, "Hanging by a Moment," Staind, "It's Been Awhile," Destiny's Child, "Survivor," Train, "Drops of Jupiter (Tell Me)," Shaggy, "It Wasn't Me"
Is it hot in here, or is it just my video: Christina Aguilera, Lil' Kim, Mya & Pink, "Lady Marmalade," Britney Spears, "Don't Want to Be the Last to Know," Lenny Kravitz, "Again," Enrique Iglesias, "Hero," Jennifer Lopez, "Love Don't Cost a Thing"
Navel Academy: Gwen Stefani, Britney Spears, Mark McGrath, Destiny's Child, Jennifer Lopez
Coolest fan Web site: Bon Jovi (Operation Bon Jovi), Dave Matthews Band (nancies.org), U2 (U2 Station), Backstreet Boys (Backstreet.net), No Doubt (nodoubt-fan.com)
Big in Japan (international award): The Corrs, Craig David, Robbie Williams, Coldplay, Stereophonics