Green Day received nominations in six categories for the awards that will be broadcast live over Fox TV from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas Dec. 6.
Carey, 50 Cent and Green Day will face off in two categories -- artist of the year and album of the year, Billboard.com reported. The other album of the year finalist is Eminem's "Encore" and Kelly Clarkson is the fourth artist of the year finalist.
Others nominated in more than one category include Fantasia, the Game, Lil John and the East Side Boyz, Stefani, Eminem, the Killers, Destiny's Child, Snoop Dogg and Pharrell, Mario, Ciara, the Foo Fighters and Nine Inch Nails.
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