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Billboard Music Winners


SELECTED 2006 BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS FINALISTS

Winners are listed in bold and updated throughout the show.



Artist of the Year
  • Chris Brown
  • Nickelback
  • Rascal Flatts

  • Male Artist of the Year

  • Chris Brown
  • Ne-Yo
  • Sean Paul

  • Female Artist of the Year

  • Beyoncé
  • Mary J. Blige
  • Rihanna

  • Duo/Group of the Year

  • Nickelback
  • The Pussycat Dolls
  • Rascal Flatts

  • New Artist of the Year

  • Chris Brown
  • The Fray
  • Ne-Yo

  • Album of the Year

  • "All the Right Reasons" — Nickelback
  • "High School Musical" — Soundtrack
  • "Some Hearts" — Carrie Underwood

  • Pop Single of the Year

  • "Hips Don't Lie" — Shakira featuring Wyclef Jean
  • "Promiscuous" — Nelly Furtado featuring Timbaland
  • "Temperature" — Sean Paul

  • Soundtrack Album of the Year

  • "Get Rich or Die Tryin'"
  • "High School Musical"
  • "Walk the Line"


  • R&B/Hip-Hop Artist of the Year

  • Mary J. Blige
  • Jamie Foxx
  • T.I.


  • Female R&B/Hip-Hop Artist of the Year

  • Beyoncé
  • Mary J. Blige
  • Mariah Carey

  • Rap Artist of the Year

  • Sean Paul
  • T.I.
  • Yung Joc

  • Rap Album of the Year

  • "Tha Carter, Vol. 2" — Lil Wayne
  • "Curtain Call The Hits" — Eminem
  • "King" — T.I.


  • Male Country Artist of the Year

  • Kenny Chesney
  • Toby Keith
  • Tim McGraw

  • Female Country Artist of the Year

  • Faith Hill
  • Carrie Underwood
  • Gretchen Wilson


  • Country Album of the Year

  • "Me and My Gang" — Rascal Flatts
  • "Some Hearts" — Carrie Underwood
  • "The Road and the Radio" — Kenny Chesney

  • Rock Single of the Year

  • "Animal I Have Become" — Three Days Grace
  • "Dani California" — Red Hot Chili Peppers
  • "Speak" — Godsmack

  • Rock Album of the Year

  • "All the Right Reasons" — Nickelback
  • "Back to Bedlam" — James Blunt
  • "Stadium Arcadium" — Red Hot Chili Peppersl