Xzibit Nominated for Best TV Show at 2007 Urban Music Awards

The 2007 list of nominations for the Annual Urban Music Awards has been released in time for the July 7 ceremony. The Urban Music Awards will be held at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York and will be attended by more than 2,500 Artist, DJs, producers, promoters, record labels executives and urban and hip hop music fans from across the country.

Xzibit features in the “Best TV Show” category for the highly popular MTV show, “Pimp My Ride”. Xzibit will face stiff competition with the likes of Dave Chappelle and his worldwide parody comedy series “The Dave Chappelle Show”. Xzibit is also up against Ice T with “Ice T’s Rap School” and Nick Cannon’s “Wild and Out”.

Celebrating its 5 year anniversary in 2007, the Urban Music Awards USA is proud to launch in the US with the Urban Music Awards has been a successful award ceremony which started in the UK in 2003 and to date is the only ceremony which is 100% nominated and voted for by the public. The ceremony was born out of the need to recognize the achievement of Hip Hop, R&B, Soul and urban music artist, labels, radio stations, within different countries and continents around the world.

The Urban Music Awards is the 1st and only worldwide people’s choice awards ceremony. It’s an awards ceremony who has gained credibility by turning ‘music buyers’ to ‘decision makers’ giving them the power to decide on who gets nominated and who gets to win one of our coveted trophies. We have been accepting nominations and have received a total of 570,000 submissions by urban music lovers from the USA, Europe and Asia and we are proud to announce these year’s nominees.

The 2007 nominees for the Urban Music Awards USA are:
Artist of the Year
John Legend
Nelly Furtado

Best Album
Akon – Konvicted
Bobby Valentino – Special Occasion
Ciara – The Evolution
Diddy – Press Play
Lupe Fiasco – Food
Nas – Hip hop Is Dead

Best Collaboration 2007
Birdman feat. Lil’ Wayne – Stutin Like My Daddy
Busta Rhymes feat. Mary J Blige, Missy, Papoose
Diddy feat. Keyshia Cole – Last Night
Fat Joe feat. Lil’ Wayne – Make It Rain
Ludacris feat. Mary J Blige – Runaway Love

Best Entrepreneur
Jimmy ‘Henchmen’ Rosemond
Micheal ‘Blue’ Willams
Russell Simmons
Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs

Best Female Group
Danity Kane
The Pussycat Dolls

Best Gospel Act
Alan Jackson
Ce Ce Winans
Kirk Franklin
Mary Mary
Patti Labelle

Best Hip Hop Act 2007
Jim Jones
The Game

Best International Latino Act
Daddy Yankee
Hector Bambino

Best International Reggae Act
Beenie Man
Busy Signal
Sean Paul
Stephen and Damien Marley

Best Male group
Gnarls Barkley
Pretty Ricky
The Black Eyed Peas
Ying Yang Twins

Best Music Video
Cassie – Long Way to Go
Jay Z – Lost Ones
Kelis – Bossy
Ne-Yo – Sexy Love
Rihanna – Unfaithful

Best Neo Soul Act
Corrine Bailey Rae
India Arie
Musiq Soulchild

Best Newcomer 2007
Corrine Bailey Rae
Lady Sovereign
One Chance

Best R&B Act
Justin Timberlake

Best Radio Station
Hot 97 (New York)
Hot 99.3 (Austin, Texas)
Power 106 (Los Angeles)
Q 104.7 (Ventura)
XM Raw 66 (Satellite Radio)

Best TV Show
Dave Chappelle – The Dave Chappelle Show
Ice T – Ice T’s Rap School
Nick Cannon – Wild and Out
Xzibit – Pimp My Ride

Best US Radio DJ
Angie Martinez
Cipha Sounds
Fatman Scoop
Funkmaster Flex
Kay Slay

Best Video Model/Dancer
Gloria Verez
Melyssa Ford
Tanya (From Tony Yayo Video)

Most Inspiring Act 2007
Lupe Fiasco

Lifetime Achievement (To be announced)

Outstanding Achievement (To be announced)

XzibitCentral.com would like to wish Xzibit the best of luck in the 2007 Urban Music Awards!

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