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According to Billboard.com, *NSYNC star Justin Timberlake is the leading contender with five nominations for the 10th annual MTV Europe Music Awards, which will be presented Nov. 6 in Edinburgh. Justin is up for best album, best male, best pop, best new act and best song for ‘Cry Me a River’. Christina Aguilera, who will host the awards show, received four nods. Christina is nominated for best album, female, pop and song for ‘Beautiful’. Among the confirmed performers are Kylie Minogue and Beyonce Knowles. Winners in most categories are selected by MTV Europe viewers through voting at the network’s localized Web sites.