Music Industry News Network [07-28-2001]

Janet, Shaggy, Destiny's Child Lead ZAZ Award Nominations!


ZAZ Media Group and iAfrica have announced the 2001 ZAZ Music Award nominations. The Awards ceremony will be held in South Africa for the 4th at the Chesney Club on September 1st 2001. Performers include South African stars Gloria Bosman, and Koos Kombuis

It should be no surprise that Pop Queen Janet Jackson picked up five nominations including International Album Of The Year at the 4th Annual ZAZ Music Awards. Jackson's "All For You" album entered the South African charts at #1 and spent 3 weeks in the top spot while the Pop Icon's new disc heading for Triple Platinum in less than 14 weeks.

Pop/Reggae Icon Shaggy has picked up 3 ZAZ nominations, his latest album has been certified 7 times platinum in South Africa and spent 2 weeks in the Top spot of the albums chart, while "It Wasn't Me" peaked at #1 and "Angel" peaked at #4 on the singles chart. Dance divas Destiny's Child are up for 3 ZAZ Awards also including International Artist Of The Year against Shaggy and Janet Jackson, their latest album "Survivor" entered the South African charts at #2 before dethroning Janet Jackson from #1, while the single "Survivor" hit the top of the singles chart for 2 weeks and "Bootylicous" is currently #15 on the singles chart, in just 4 weeks. Dido, and Nelly Furtado also picked up 3 nominations, both of their albums hit top 10 of the South African charts. Pop Diva Madonna picked up a nomination for International Video for her hit "Music," from her Gold certified album of the same title, "Music" became a top 10 hit for Madonna peaking at #10.

2001 ZAZ Music Awards Of South Africa Are As Follow.

International Album Of The Year:

Destiny's Child - Survivor
Janet Jackson - All For You
Shaggy - Hotshot

International Song Of The Year:

Christina Aguilera, Lil' Kim, Mya & Pink - Lady Marmalade
Dido - Thank You
Janet Jackson - All for You

International Video Of The Year:

Nelly Furtado - I'm Like A Bird
Janet Jackson - All For You
Madonna - Music

International Artist Of The Year:

Destiny's Child
Janet Jackson

International Group Of The Year:

Backstreet Boys
Destiny's Child

International Male Of The Year:

Craig David
Lionel Richie

International Female Of The Year:

Nelly Furtado
Janet Jackson

International New Artist Of The Year:

Nelly Furtado


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