Jay-Z and LIL' KIM are the leading nominees for the SOURCE HIP-HOP MUSIC AWARDS 2003, with five nods apiece.

The nominees were announced at New York's MILLENNIUM HOTEL on Wednesday afternoon (27AUG03), and the winners will be revealed at the Source Hip-Hop Music Awards in Miami, Florida, on 13 October (03).

The full list of nominations is as follows:

ARTIST OF THE YEAR - MALE SOLO:

JAY-Z

Nelly

BABY AKA BIRDMAN

LL Cool J

Ja Rule

ARTIST OF THE YEAR - FEMALE SOLO:

Eve

Missy Elliott

LIL' KIM

MS. JADE

Trina

ARTIST OF THE YEAR - GROUP:

The Roots

LIL' JON + THE EAST SIDE BOYZ

JURASSIC 5

Field Mob

Bone Thugs-N-Harmony

BREAKTHROUGH ARTIST(S) OF THE YEAR:

Bone Crusher

50 CENT

Clipse

David Banner

The Diplomats

SINGLE OF THE YEAR - MALE SOLO:

IN DA CLUB - 50 CENT

HOT IN HERRE - NELLY

ROCK THE PARTY - BENZINO

THUGZ MANSION - 2PAC

GOOD TIMES - STYLES

SINGLE OF THE YEAR - FEMALE SOLO:

THE JUMPOFF - LIL' KIM

SATISFACTION - EVE

WORK IT - MISSY ELLIOTT

MY NECK, MY BACK - KHIA

B R RIGHT - TRINA

SINGLE OF THE YEAR - GROUP:

GRINDIN' - CLIPSE

SICK OF BEING LONELY - FIELD MOB

DIPSET ANTHEM - THE DIPLOMATS

WHAT'S GOLDEN - JURASSIC 5

TAINTED - SLUM VILLAGE

SINGLE OF THE YEAR - COLLABORATION:

NEVA SCARED - BONE CRUSHER FEATURING T.I. + Killer Mike

LIKE A PIMP - DAVID BANNER FEATURING LIL' FLIP

I DON'T GIVE A... - LIL' JON + THE EAST SIDE BOYZ FEATURING MYSTIKAL + Krayzie Bone

WHAT HAPPENED TO THAT BOY - BABY FEATURING CLIPSE

MOVE B***H - Ludacris FEATURING MYSTIKAL + I-20

R+B/RAP COLLABORATION OF THE YEAR:

BEAUTIFUL - SNOOP DOGG FEATURING PHARRELL WILLIAMS

CAN'T LET YOU GO - FABOLOUS FEATURING Lil' Mo

THUG LOVIN' - JA RULE FEATURING BOBBY BROWN

ALL I NEED - FAT JOE FEATURING TONY SUNSHINE

DILEMMA - NELLY FEATURING KELLY ROWLAND

PHAT TAPE SONG OF THE YEAR:

WHAT WE DO - FREEWAY FEAT. JAY-Z AND BEANIE SIGEL

MAGIC STICK - LIL' KIM FEATURING 50 CENT

MADE YOU LOOK (REMIX) - Nas FEATURING JADAKISS + LUDACRIS

IN DA WIND - TRICK DADDY FEATURING BIG BOI + Cee-lo

GUESS WHO'S BACK - Scarface FEATURING JAY-Z AND BEANIE SIGEL

LYRICIST OF THE YEAR:

JAY-Z

NAS

Talib Kweli

SCARFACE

GZA

LIVE PERFORMER OF THE YEAR:

Busta Rhymes

JA RULE

DAVID BANNER

Common

VIDEO OF THE YEAR:

WORK IT - MISSY ELLIOTT

THE STREETS - WC FEATURING SNOOP DOGG + Nate Dogg

DON'T GIVE A ... - LIL' JON + THE EAST SIDE BOYZ

TAINTED - SLUM VILLAGE

THUG HOLIDAY - TRICK DADDY

PRODUCER OF THE YEAR:

Just Blaze

Jazze Pha

The Neptunes

Kanye West

Timbaland

R+B ARTIST OF THE YEAR - MALE:

Jaheim

R Kelly

Ginuwine

Raphael Saadiq

B2K

R+B ARTIST OF THE YEAR - FEMALE:

LIL' MO

Amerie

Floetry

3LW

Aaliyah

DANCEHALL/REGGAE ALBUM OF THE YEAR:

TROPICAL STORM - BEENIE MAN

DUTTY ROCK - SEAN PAUL

FRIENDS FOR LIFE - BUJU BANTON

HIGHER LEVEL - ELEPHANT MAN

NO HOLDING BACK - WAYNE WONDER

INDEPENDENT ALBUM OF THE YEAR:

THE LISTENING - LITTLE BROTHER

LIL' CHOPPA TOY - BABY D

THE TRUE MEANING - CORMEGA

GET YOUR MIND CORRECT - PAUL WALL CHAMILLIONAIRE

DEEP WATER SLANG - ZION I.

29/08/2003 09:05