Rihanna, Chris Brown Lead People’s Choice Nominations

Chart-topping duo Rihanna and Chris Brown dominated nominations for the 2009 People’s Choice Awards announced Monday. Set to air in January, Rihanna and Brown will vie for at least three awards a piece including Favorite Pop Song and Favorite R&B Song. Rihanna, who is currently on tour with Brown in Australia, received four nominations including a nod for Favorite Female Singer, a nomination that pits the “Disturbia” star against Alicia Keys and Carrie Underwood who are also nominated for the award. Chris Brown, who recently inked a deal to distribute his own line of underwear, has been nominated for five awards including Favorite Male Star, Favorite Combined Forces and Favorite Star 35 & Under, a category he shares with Beyonce, Usher, Rihanna, Alicia Keys and Kanye West. West received a Favorite Hip Hop Song nomination for his hit “Good Life”. Jordin Sparks, Flo Rida, T-Pain, Madonna, Justin Timberlake and Coldplay were also nominated for awards. (see full list of music related nominees below) Hosted by Queen Latifah, the People’s Choice Awards are slated to air on CBS on Jan. 7. The winners will be determined by you, the people. Voting is now open as http://www.pcaVOTE.com. Nominees: FAVORITE MALE SINGER Chris Brown Kenny Chesney Brad Paisley FAVORITE FEMALE SINGER Alicia Keys Rihanna Carrie Underwood FAVORITE GROUP Coldplay Maroon 5 Rascal Flatts FAVORITE R&B SONG “No One” by Alicia Keys “Take A Bow” by Rihanna “With You” by Chris Brown FAVORITE POP SONG “Disturbia” by Rihanna “I Kissed A Girl” by Katy Perry “No Air” by Jordin Sparks featuring Chris Brown FAVORITE ROCK SONG “All Summer Long” by Kid Rock “Apologize” by OneRepublic & Timbaland “Viva La Vida” by Coldplay FAVORITE COUNTRY SONG “Last Name” by Carrie Underwood “Love Story” by Taylor Swift “Take Me There” by Rascal Flatts FAVORITE HIP-HOP SONG “Good Life” by Kanye West “Lollipop” by Lil Wayne featuring Static Major “Low” by Flo Rida featuring T-Pain FAVORITE COMBINED FORCES “4 Minutes” by Madonna featuring Justin Timberlake “Love Like This” by Natasha Bedingfield featuring Sean Kingston “No Air” by Jordin Sparks featuring Chris Brown FAVORITE SONG FROM A SOUNDTRACK “Another Way to Die” by Jack White & Alicia Keys from Quantum of Solace “Labels or Love” by Fergie from “Sex and the City” “Mamma Mia” by Meryl Streep from “Mamma Mia!”


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