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'NSYNC staked a claim to tops in teen pop, taking home five Teen Choice Awards at a ceremony Sunday in Santa Monica, California.
The event, which honors winners selected through online voting, will be broadcast August 22 on Fox.
'NSYNC, which shattered sales records this spring with the release of "No Strings Attached," won awards for Choice Single with "Bye Bye Bye"; Song Of The Summer and Choice Music Video for "It's Gonna Be Me"; Choice Pop Group; and group member Justin Timberlake won the Male Hottie Of The Year award.
The Backstreet Boys took home one award, Choice Album, for last year's "Millennium," which is the second-fastest-selling LP behind "No Strings Attached."
Teen singer Britney Spears won the Choice Female Artist award, as well as the honors for Female Hottie Of The Year. Jessica Simpson landed two awards: the Choice Breakout Artist award and the Choice Love Song, for "Where You Are,"
her duet with Nick Lachey of 98 Degrees.
Other music award winners were R&B singer Sisqo, who took home awards for Choice Male Artist and Choice Rap/Hip-Hop/R&B Track ("Thong Song"), and pop-punks Blink-182, who won Choice Rock Band.