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Billboard Music Award Nominations 2005

Based on Chart Performance

By

50 Cent - The Massacre
Courtesy Aftermath

Tuesday November 29, 2005 the nominations for the 2005 Billboard Music Awards were announced. 50 Cent led the field with 8 nominations while Mariah Carey had 7 and Green Day had 6. The awards were presented December 6, 2005 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The ceremonies were broadcast live on Fox television at 8 p.m. EST. The winners of the awards are based on their performance on the Billboard charts. Winners are indicated by an asterisk.

The nominations are:

Pop/Rock

Artist of the Year

  • * 50 Cent
  • Mariah Carey
  • Kelly Clarkson
  • Green Day

Group of the Year

  • The Black Eyed Peas
  • Destiny's Child
  • * Green Day
  • The Killers

Album of the Year

  • * 50 Cent - The Massacre
  • Mariah Carey - The Emancipation of Mimi
  • Eminem - Encore
  • Green Day - American Idiot

Hot 100 Song of the Year

  • * Mariah Carey - "We Belong Together"
  • Kelly Clarkson - "Since U Been Gone"
  • Mario - "Let Me Love You"
  • Gwen Stefani - "Hollaback Girl"

Top Selling Single of the Year

  • American Idol Season 4 Finalists - "When You Tell Me That You Love Me"
  • Bo Bice - "Inside Your Heaven"
  • The Pussycat Dolls featuring Busta Rhymes - "Don't Cha"
  • * Carrie Underwood - "Inside Your Heaven"

New Artist of the Year

  • Fantasia
  • The Game
  • * Gwen Stefani
  • Rob Thomas

R&B / Hip-Hop

Artist of the Year

  • * 50 Cent
  • Mariah Carey
  • Destiny's Child
  • Fantasia

Song of the Year

  • * Mariah Carey - "We Belong Together"
  • Fantasia - "Truth Is"
  • Lil Jon & the Eastside Boyz featuring Usher and Ludacris - "Lovers & Friends"
  • Mario - "Let Me Love You"

Female Artist of the Year

  • * Mariah Carey
  • Ciara
  • Fantasia
  • Alicia Keys

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