American Music Awards Nominees Announced

Among the pop acts with nominations for this year’s American Music Awards show on January 9, 2002 are *NSYNC, Jennifer Lopez (by the way, Puffy is hosting), Janet Jackson, Shakira, Enrique Iglesias, and Nelly Furtado. Read on for a full list of nominees.

My VH1 Nominees Announced

The My VH1 Awards nominees were announced with Christina Aguilera, Britney Spears, Jennifer Lopez, and Enrique Iglesias amongst the nominees. The event will take place at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles on December 2. Read on for the complete list of nominees.

Nelly Furtado Wins First U.S. Music Award

Nelly Furtado won the Radio Music Award for Most Requested Song with her “Turn off the light” effort. In her acceptance speech, Nelly said, “Whoo! I have to be honest. I did not expect this award at all. And I thank everybody for requesting my music. I can’t believe my music is on the radio, to tell you one thing. Thank you Mark Ratner, the best promotion person, Becky Leavin, everyone at Dreamworks Records for supporting me while we were trying to get ‘Fly Like a Bird’ on the radio. Thank you to my family and management I love you!”

Mariah Carey To Perform On VH1 Fashion Awards

Mariah Carey will perform at the VH1 Fashion Awards which will be taped Friday at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York and broadcast at 9:00 p.m. on October 23. Guests and presenters include Nelly Furtado and celebs like Salma Hayek, Gwyneth Paltrow, Renee Zellweger and Gisele Bundchen.

Nelly Furtado August Search Queries

Searches for Nelly Furtado were quite high in August as the correct spelling of her name was searched 47,957 times on Surprisingly, the beautiful young female singer was only searched 1,231 times for ‘Nelly Furtado nude’ whereas her pop peers normally find a much higher ratio. The second most popular query was ‘Nelly Furtado lyric’ which is usually typical of a male artist search trend. It appears many had trouble with the singer’s last name as 1,431 people did a gaseous ‘Nelly Fartado’ search.