[12/06/05 - 12:00 AM]
Winners of "The 2005 Billboard Music Awards" Announced

[via press release from FOX]


The following musical artists were honored tonight on THE 2005 BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS, which aired live from the MGM Grand in Las Vegas on FOX:

50 CENT (6 awards total)
Artist of the Year
Album of the Year, "The Massacre"
Hot 100 Artist of the Year
Ringtone of the Year, "Candy Shop" (featuring Olivia)
R&B/Hip-Hop Artist of the Year
Rap Artist of the Year

GREEN DAY (6 awards total)
Pop Group of the Year
Billboard 200 Album Group of the Year
Hot 100 Group of the Year
Rock Artist of the Year
Rock Song of the Year, "Boulevard of Broken Dreams"
Modern Rock Artist of the Year

MARIAH CAREY (5 awards total)
Hot 100 Song of the Year, "We Belong Together"
Hot 100 Airplay of the Year, "We Belong Together"
Female R&B/Hip-Hop Artist of the Year
Female Billboard 200 Album Artist of the Year
Rhythmic Top 40 Title of the Year, "We Belong Together"

CARRIE UNDERWOOD (3 awards total)
Top-Selling Hot 100 Song of the Year, "Inside Your Heaven/Independence Day"
Country Single Sales Artist of the Year
Top-Selling Country Single of the Year, "Inside Your Heaven/Independence Day"

SHAKIRA (3 awards total)
Latin Song of the Year, "La Tortura" (featuring Alejandro Sanz)
Latin Pop Album of the Year, "Fijacion Oral Vol. 1"
Latin Pop Album Artist of the Year

GWEN STEFANI (2 awards total)
New Artist of the Year
Digital Song of the Year, "Hollaback Girl"

MARIO (2 awards total)
R&B/Hip-Hop Song of the Year, "Let Me Love You"
R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay Song of the Year, "Let Me Love You"

TOBY KEITH (2 awards total)
Country Artist of the Year
Country Album Artist of the Year

DADDY YANKEE (2 awards total)
Latin Album Artist of the Year
Latin Album of the Year, "Barrio Fino"

LARRY THE CABLE GUY (2 awards total)
Comedy Artist of the Year
Comedy Album of the Year, "The Right to Bare Arms"

DESTINY'S CHILD (1 award total)
R&B/Hip-Hop Group of the Year

LIL JON & THE EAST SIDE BOYZ (1 award total)
Rap Song of the Year, "Lovers & Friends" (featuring Usher & Ludacris)

Artist Achievement Award

Century Award

Based on sales data compiled by Nielsen SoundScan and radio information monitored by Nielsen Broadcast Data Systems, Billboard's music charts are the world's most authoritative. Winners are determined by the 2005 year-end charts, which reflect the weekly charts that Billboard published from December 2004 through November 2005.

"All of the Billboard Music Awards are culled from the more than 250 recap charts that appear in Billboard's Year in Music issue, which annually is our most-read edition," said Geoff Mayfield, the magazine's director of charts. "Most of tonight's winners lead additional year-end charts that will appear in that issue and on billboard.com."

Billboard Magazine's Year in Music issue, scheduled to hit newsstands December 16, will announce award winners in all categories honored this year.

Now in its 111th year, Billboard is the world's premier music publication and a diverse digital, events and brand-licensing platform. Billboard publishes the most trusted charts and offers unrivaled reporting about the latest music, video and digital entertainment issues and trends. Billboard is the flagship property for the Billboard Information Group, which also consists of Billboard.biz, Billboard.com, Billboard Chart Alert, Billboard Information Network (BIN), Billboard Directories, Billboard Licensing & Events and Billboard Radio Monitor. Billboard's many strategic partners include Microsoft, mForma, Reuters, Sirius Satellite Radio, Telemundo, Univision Radio, ABC Radio Networks, Azteca America and Billboard sister companies Nielsen SoundScan and Nielsen Broadcast Data Systems. These partnerships leverage Billboard's proprietary data, charts and information resources to develop broadcast entertainment, digital and mobile platforms and contextual commerce applications that expand Billboard's platforms and consumer reach.

Billboard is headquartered in New York with bureaus in Boston, London, Los Angeles, Miami, Nashville and Washington, DC. The Group is a unit of VNU Business Media, a worldwide media company that provides specialized publications, electronically delivered data, expositions and marketing services and is owned by VNU Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Netherlands-based VNU, an international publishing and information company.

MGM Grand, "The City of Entertainment" in Las Vegas, features 5,034 guest rooms and suites, a state-of-the-art gaming complex, world-class entertainment venues, signature restaurants by celebrity chefs and the $100 million Conference Center for meetings/conventions, all centrally located on the Las Vegas Strip. For room availability and information about MGM Grand, call (800) 929-1111 or (702) 891-7777 or log onto the website at www.mgmgrand.com.

Bob Bain returns for his 10th year as executive producer of the Billboard Music Awards. Bruce Gowers will direct and Greg Sills will serve as supervising producer. Paul Flattery is producer and Wylleen May is the executive in charge of production.

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