Who Won 30th Annual American Music Awards?

Ashanti at the 30th American Music Awards
Jan 13, 2003

Eminem was the biggest winner and a no-show at the 30th annual American Music Awards, taking four awards. Eminem wasn't the only big winner not in attendance. Multiple winners Dixie Chicks and Creed were also absent.

Ashanti won favorite new artist in both the pop and r&b categories. Nelly lost to Eminem in four categories, but won the Fan's Choice Award.

Alabama won the Award of Merit.

30th American Music Award Winners

Artist Of The Year Nelly
Pop/Rock Male Artist Eminem
Pop/Rock Female Artist Sheryl Crow
Pop/Rock Duo or Group Creed
Pop/Rock New Artist Ashanti
Pop/Rock Album Eminem (The Eminem Show)
The Eminem Show album
Country Male Artist Tim McGraw
Country Female Artist Martina McBride
Country Duo or Group Dixie Chicks
Country New Artist Carolyn Dawn Johnson
Country Album Dixie Chicks (Home)
"Home" album
Hip-Hop/R&B Male Artist Eminem
Hip-Hop/R&B Group OutKast
Hip-Hop/R&B Female Artist Aaliyah
Hip-Hop/R&B Album Eminem (The Eminem Show)
"The Eminem Show" by Eminem
Hip-Hop/R&B New Artist Ashanti
Alternative Artist Creed
Adult Contemporary Artist Celine Dion
Latin Artist Enrique Iglesias
Contemporary Inspirational Artist Avalon
Favorite Soundtrack Spider-Man
Spider-Man Soundtrack