The CBS network will broadcast The People’s Choice Awards live from Los Angeles’ Nokia Theater on January 5, 2011. Earlier this week, the nominees were announced, including musical categories. Eminem headlined the nominations with his bid for “Best Male Artist,” going against Usher, Enrique Iglesias, Tim McGraw and Michael Bublé.

Among those nominated for other categories included a who’s-who for “Best Hip Hop Artist” included Snoop Dogg, Drake, Jay-Z, Ludacris and Eminem again.

Other Rap nominees included B.o.B.’s “Airplanes” for “Best Song,” which competes against Snoop Dogg’s assisting role on Katy Perry’s “California Gurls,”’s assist on Usher’s “OMG,” and Eminem and Rihanna’s “Love The Way You Lie.”

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