Monday, November 19, 2007

Timberlake Wins Two at American Music Awards

Posted By on Mon, Nov 19, 2007 at 4:00 AM

Justin Timberlake did Memphis proud last night by scoring the favorite male pop/rock artist and favorite soul/R&B album honors during the 35th Annual American Music Awards. He was topped only by Daughtry, the band led by a former American Idol contestant, which won three awards.

The star-studded musical event aired Sunday night on ABC. Nominees are selected based on national sales and radio play. Borrowing a page from American Idol, this year's winners were determined by votes cast online, a first in the award show's history.

Currently touring in Australia, Timberlake appeared via satellite from Melbourne to say thanks for the award. "I know you have to be a male and an artist to win this one -- and thankfully, I am both." Har.

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