Winners of 2001 Blockbuster Awards(R) Announced

Apr 10, 2001, 01:00 ET from Blockbuster Inc.

    LOS ANGELES and DALLAS, April 10 /PRNewswire/ -- The following artists
 were honored tonight at The Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles during the
 Seventh Annual Blockbuster Awards, which will air tomorrow
 (8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX:
       Angelina Jolie - Favorite Actress, Action
       Gone in 60 Seconds
       Russell Crowe - Favorite Actor, Action
       Sandra Bullock - Favorite Actress, Comedy
       Miss Congeniality
       Jim Carrey - Favorite Actor, Comedy
       Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas
       Helen Hunt - Favorite Actress, Comedy/Romance
       What Women Want
       Nicolas Cage - Favorite Actor, Comedy/Romance
       The Family Man
       Julia Roberts - Favorite Actress, Drama
       Erin Brockovich
       Mel Gibson - Favorite Actor, Drama
       The Patriot
       Gwyneth Paltrow - Favorite Actress, Drama/Romance
       Ben Affleck - Favorite Actor, Drama/Romance
       Jennifer Lopez - Favorite Actress, Science Fiction
       The Cell
       Kevin Bacon - Favorite Actor, Science Fiction
       Hollow Man
       Michelle Pfeiffer - Favorite Actress, Suspense
       What Lies Beneath
       Harrison Ford - Favorite Actor, Suspense
       What Lies Beneath
       Neve Campbell - Favorite Actress, Horror
       Scream 3
       David Arquette - Favorite Actor, Horror
       Scream 3
       Joaquin Phoenix - Favorite Villain
       Drew Barrymore, Cameron Diaz, Lucy Liu - Favorite Action Team
       Charlie's Angels
       Kate Hudson - Favorite Newcomer, Female
       Almost Famous
       Heath Ledger - Favorite Newcomer, Male
       The Patriot
       Lucy Liu - Favorite Supporting Actress, Action
       Shanghai Noon
       Bill Murray - Favorite Supporting Actor, Action
       Charlie's Angels
       Cheri Oteri - Favorite Supporting Actress, Comedy
       Scary Movie
       Benjamin Bratt - Favorite Supporting Actor, Comedy
       Miss Congeniality
       Maria Bello - Favorite Supporting Actress, Comedy/Romance
       Coyote Ugly
       Jack Black - Favorite Supporting Actor, Comedy/Romance
       High Fidelity
       Helen Hunt - Favorite Supporting Actress, Drama
       Benicio Del Toro - Favorite Supporting Actor, Drama
       Rebecca Romijn-Stamos - Favorite Supporting Actress, Science Fiction
       James Marsden - Favorite Supporting Actor, Science Fiction
       Christina Ricci - Favorite Supporting Actress, Suspense
       Bless the Child
       Andre Braugher - Favorite Supporting Actor, Suspense
       Frances McDormand - Favorite Supporting Actress, Drama/Romance
       Almost Famous
       Haley Joel Osment - Favorite Supporting Actor, Drama/Romance
       Pay It Forward
       Chicken Run - Favorite Family Film
       Christina Aguilera - Favorite Female Artist of the Year
       Christina Aguilera
       Eminem - Favorite Male Artist of the Year
       The Marshall Mathers LP
       Destiny's Child - Favorite Group of the Year
       The Writing's On the Wall
       Eminem - Favorite Artist, Rap
       The Marshall Mathers LP
       Faith Hill - Favorite Female Artist, Country
       Tim McGraw - Favorite Male Artist, Country
       Greatest Hits
       Dixie Chicks - Favorite Duo or Group, Country
       Toni Braxton - Favorite Female Artist, R&B
       Joe - Favorite Male Artist, R&B
       My Name is Joe
       Destiny's Child - Favorite Group, R&B
       The Writing's On the Wall
       Lenny Kravitz - Favorite Artist, Rock
       Greatest Hits
       Limp Bizkit - Favorite Group, Rock
       Chocolate Starfish & the Hot Dog Flavored Water
       Pink - Favorite New Artist, Female
       Can't Take Me Home
       Nelly - Favorite New Artist, Male
       Country Grammar
       3 Doors Down - Favorite New Artist, Group
       Better Life
        *NSYNC - Favorite CD
        No Strings Attached
        Christina Aguilera - Favorite Artist, Latino
        Mi Reflejo
        Son By Four - Favorite Group, Latino
        Son By Four
        *NSYNC - Favorite Single
        Bye, Bye, Bye
        Charlie's Angels - Favorite Soundtrack
        Leann Rimes - Favorite Song from a Movie
        Can't Fight the Moonlight from "Coyote Ugly"
        Britney Spears - Favorite Female Artist, Pop
        Oops!  ...  I Did It Again
        Ricky Martin - Favorite Male Artist, Pop
        Sound Loaded
        *NSYNC - Favorite Group, Pop
        No Strings Attached
        Video Games
        Driver 2 - Favorite Video Game
        Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 2 - Favorite Playstation Game
        Mario Party 2 - Favorite N64 Game
        Madden NFL 2001 - Favorite Playstation 2 Game
        Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 2 - Favorite Dreamcast Game
        Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 2 - Favorite GameBoy Game
     Veteran television producer Ken Ehrlich ("The Grammy Awards," "The Emmy
 Awards," "VH1 Honors") is the executive producer of the Blockbuster Awards for
 the seventh consecutive year with Michelle Hrnicek, vice president of event
 marketing for Blockbuster.  Ehrlich's team includes: producers Michael Levitt
 and Angela Fairhurst, executive in charge of production Renato Basile and
 writer David Wild.
     Coke, MCI WorldCom, Colgate Total Plus Whitening, America Online and Sony
 are this year's sponsors.
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