KYLIE LIKELY!

As well as the usual suspects such as Britney and Atomic Kitten, The Strokes and Linkin Park get a nod...

BRITNEY SPEARS, THE STROKES, KYLIE MINOGUE, ATOMIC KITTEN and LINKIN PARK are amongst the nominations for the first ever TOP OF THE POPS AWARDS.

The shortlist for the event, which takes place on November 30 at the Manchester Evening News Arena, was unveiled this afternoon (November 1) in London. Included in the nominations are Kylie Minogue, who is included in the ‘Top Pop’, ‘Top Tour’ and ‘Top Single’ categories, Wheatus, who are nominated in the ‘Top Rock’ and ‘Top Single’ categories and Westlife, who are recognised in the ‘Top Pop’ and ‘Top Single’ categories.

In addition to the awards, a number of the nominated acts will perform at the event. Confirmed groups include Westlife, Hear’say, Kylie Minogue, Atomic Kitten, The Corrs and Nelly Furtado.

The nominations in full are:

Top Pop

Atomic Kitten

Britney Spears

Kylie Minogue

Madonna

Westlife

Top Rock

Limp Bizkit

Stereophonics

Travis

U2

Wheatus

Top R&B

Craig David

Destiny’s Child

Shaggy

Usher

Wyclef Jean

Top Dance

Artful Dodger

Daft Punk

Fatboy Slim

Fragma

So Solid Crew

Top Newcomer

Blue

Dido

Hear’say

Nelly Furtado

The Strokes

Top Tour

Eminem – ‘Eminem The Tour’

Kylie Minogue – ‘On A Night Like This’

Madonna – ‘The Drowned World Tour’

Oasis – ‘Ten Years Of Noise And Confusion’

U2 – ‘Elevation’

Top Album

Destiny’s Child – ‘Survivor’

Dido – ‘No Angel’

Hear’say – ‘Popstars’

Linkin Park – ‘Hybrid Theory’

Travis – ‘The Invisible Band’

Top Single

Atomic Kitten – ‘Whole Again’

Kylie Minogue – ‘Can’t Get You Out Of My Head’

Shaggy – ‘It Wasn’t Me’

Westlife – ‘Uptown Girl’

Wheatus – ‘Teenage Dirtbag’