Wednesday, October 05, 2005

Nominations for MTV Awards 2005

Nominations have been announced for the 2005 MTV Europe Music Video Awards, which will be held in Lisbon on November 3rd. The event will be hosted by British comedian Sacha Baron Cohen, best known for his character Ali G. For the awards, he will take the guise of hapless Kazakhstan TV presenter Borat Sagdiyev. Heading the list of nominees are Gorillaz and Coldplay, each of which has nominations in five categories. The full list of categories and nominations is shown below:

  • Best Male
    • 50 Cent
    • Eminem
    • Moby
    • Robbie Williams
    • Snoop Dogg
  • Best Female
    • Coldplay
    • Green Day
    • Gorillaz
    • The Black Eyed Peas
    • U2
  • Best Album
    • 50 Cent - The Massacre
    • Coldplay - X&Y
    • Green Day - American Idiot
    • Gwen Stefani - Love, Angel, Music, Baby
    • U2 - How To Dismantle An Atomic Bomb
  • Best Rock
    • Coldplay
    • Green Day
    • Foo Fighters
    • Franz Ferdinand
    • U2
  • Best Song
      Coldplay - Speed of Sound
    • Gorillaz - Feel Good Inc.
    • James Blunt - Your're Beautiful
    • Snoop Dogg (with Justin Timberlake) - Signs
    • The Chemical Brothers - Galvanise
  • Best R&B
      Alicia Keys
    • John Legend
    • Mariah Carey
    • Mario
    • Usher
  • Best Pop
      Gorillaz
    • Gwen Stefani
    • Robbie Williams
    • Shakira
    • The Black Eyed Peas
  • Best Hip-Hop
    • 50 Cent
    • Akon
    • Kanye West
    • Missy Elliott
    • Snoop Dogg
  • Best Alternative
    • Beck
    • Bloc Party
    • Goldfrapp
    • System Of a Down
    • The White Stripes
  • Best New Act
    • Akon
    • Daniel Powter
    • James Blunt
    • Kaiser Chiefs
    • Rihanna
  • Best Video
    • Beck - E-Pro
    • Gorillaz - Feel Good Inc.
    • Gwen Stefani - What You Waiting For?
    • Rammstein - Keine Lust
    • The Chemical Brothers - Believe
  • Best UK & Ireland Act
    • Coldplay
    • Gorillaz
    • Kaiser Chiefs
    • James Blunt
    • Stereophonics