U2, Gwen Stefani Dominate My VH1 Music Awards Nominees

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11.3.01 - CDNow Allstar News

Nov 2, 2001, 1:45 pm PT

The fans have spoken, and they've nominated U2 in six of this year's My VH1 Music Awards, and No Doubt singer gone solo siren Gwen Stefani in five.

As previously announced, the awards will be held Dec. 2 at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles and air on VH1 that night at 9 p.m. ET/PT (allstar, Oct. 2).

U2 is up for My Favorite Group, Must Have Album (All That You Can't Leave Behind), My Favorite Video ("Beautiful Day"), Damn I Wish I Wrote That Song ("Beautiful Day"), Hottest Live Show, and Coolest Fan Web site (U2 Station).

Stefani nabbed noms for My Favorite Female, Navel Academy, My Favorite Video with Moby for "Southside," and There's No I in Team (Best Collaboration) for "Southside" and for her duet with Eve on "Let Me Blow Ya Mind."

Other multiple nominees include videos by Staind and Alicia Keys with four apiece; Destiny's Child, Enrique Iglesias, Train, and the ladies of "Lady Marmalade" with three; and Elton John and Lenny Kravitz with two, among others.

Meanwhile, the first batch of performers has been announced as well. Mick Jagger, Creed, Sting, Nelly Furtado, Lenny Kravitz, Destiny's Child, and No Doubt will perform, while a host and other presenters and performers will be announced in the coming weeks.

My VH1 Music Awards finalists:

My Favorite Male

1. Lenny Kravitz
2. Moby
3. Sting
4. Enrique Iglesias
5. Elton John

My Favorite Female

1. Gwen Stefani
2. Alicia Keys
3. Aaliyah
4. Madonna
5. Janet Jackson

My Favorite Group

1. Bon Jovi
2. Dave Matthews Band
3. U2
4. Staind
5. Destiny's Child

Best Actor In A Video

1. Christopher Walken (Fatboy Slim, "Weapon of Choice")
2. Ben Stiller (P. Diddy, "Bad Boy For Life")
3. Robert Downey Jr. (Elton John, "I Want Love")
4. The Monkey (Weezer, "Island in the Sun")
5. Jennifer Love Hewitt (Enrique Iglesias, "Hero")

Must Have Album

1. Alicia Keys, Songs in A Minor
2. U2, All That You Can't Leave Behind
3. Dave Matthews Band, Everyday
4. Matchbox Twenty, Mad Season
5. The Beatles, 1

My Favorite Video

1. Christina Aguilera, Lil' Kim, Mya & Pink, "Lady Marmelade"
2. Dave Matthews Band, "I Did It"
3. U2, "Beautiful Day"
4. Fatboy Slim, "Weapon Of Choice"
5. Moby & Gwen Stefani, "Southside"

Damn I Wish I Wrote That

1. Dave Matthews Band, "The Space Between"
2. Alicia Keys, "Fallin'"
3. U2, "Beautiful Day"
4. Train, "Drops of Jupiter"
5. Staind, "It's Been A While"

Welcome To The Big Time

1. Alicia Keys
2. Staind
3. Lifehouse
4. Nelly Furtado
5. Train

There's No I In Team (Best Collaboration)

1. Eve & Gwen Stefani, "Let Me Blow Ya Mind"
2. Moby & Gwen Stefani, "Southside"
3. Various Artists, "What's Going On"
4. Christina Aguilera, Lil' Kim, Mya & Pink, "Lady Marmalade"
5. Eminem & Dido, "Stan"

Hottest Live Show

1. Bon Jovi
2. Dave Matthews Band
3. U2
4. Madonna
5. Janet Jackson

Best Kept Secret

1. Gorillaz
2. Coldplay
3. Craig David
4. Five for Fighting
5. Nikka Costa

Your Song Kicked Ass But Was Played Too Damn Much

1. Lifehouse, "Hanging By A Moment"
2. Staind, "It's Been A While"
3. Destiny's Child, "Survivor"
4. Train, "Drops Of Jupiter (Tell Me)"
5. Shaggy, "It Wasn't Me"

Is It Hot In Here, Or Is It Just My Video

1. Christina Aguilera, Lil' Kim, Mya & Pink, "Lady Marmalade"
2. Britney Spears, "Don't Want To Be The Last To Know"
3. Lenny Kravitz, "Again"
4. Enrique Iglesias "Hero"
5. Jennifer Lopez, "Love Don't Cost A Thing"

Navel Academy

1. Gwen Stefani
2. Britney Spears
3. Mark McGrath
4. Destiny's Child
5. Jennifer Lopez

Coolest Fan Website

1. Bon Jovi (Operation Bon Jovi)
2. Dave Matthews Band (nancies.org)
3. U2 (U2 Station)
4. Backstreet Boys (Backstreet.net)
5. No Doubt (nodoubt-fan.com)

Big In Japan (International Award)

1. The Corrs
2. Craig David
3. Robbie Williams
4. Coldplay
5. Stereophonics

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