British band Keane and Australian rockers Jet are leading the nominations at next year's (05) MTV ASIA AWARDS.

Keane and Jet are up for three awards at the star-studded bash in Bangkok, Thailand, which is set to take place at the city's Impact Arena on 5 February (05).

Pop babe Kylie Minogue is up for two gongs, including Favourite Female Artist and Best Video for RED BLOODED WOMAN.

Besides six international categories, Asian singers SITI NURHALIZA and STEFANIE SUN are up in the individual country categories.

The international nominees include:

Favourite Male Artist: Usher, Robbie Williams, Nelly, Josh Groban, ENRIQUE IGLESIAS

Favourite Female Artist: Avril Lavigne, Norah Jones, Alicia Keys, BRITNEY SPEARS, KYLIE MINOGUE

Favourite Pop Act: KEANE, Outkast, Simple Plan, Blue, No Doubt

Favourite Rock Act: The Rasmus, JET, Green Day, SUM 41, Hoobastank

Favourite Video: RED BLOODED WOMAN - KYLIE MINOGUE, SHE WILL BE LOVED - MAROON 5, TAKE ME OUT - FRANZ FERDINAND, EVERYBODY'S CHANGING - KEANE, ARE YOU GONNA BE MY GIRL - JET

Favourite Breakthrough Artist: KEANE, Joss Stone, JET, THE RASMUS, ASHLEE SIMPSON.

16/11/2004 13:58