Jay-Z’s Got ’99 Problems,’ Six VMA Noms


MTV: Music Television Tuesday announced nominees and performers for its 2004 MTV Video Music Awards.

The 2004 VMAs will air live from AmericanAirlines Arena in Miami Sunday, Aug. 29 at 8 p.m. (EST), with West Coast viewers getting a tape-delayed feed, also at 8 p.m.

Topping the list of nominees wasJay-Z with six for “99 Problems.”

Following with five nominations apiece were Beyonce, No Doubt and OutKast --Beyonce with four for “Naughty Girl” and one for “Me, Myself and I”; No Doubt with five for “It’s My Life”; and OutKastwith five for “Hey Ya.”

VMA performers will include Usher, Kanye West, Jessica Simpson, Hoobastank, Yellowcard and Jet.