MTV News correspondents Gideon Yago and Iann Robinson weighed in on the year in music, giving their thoughts on Eminem, *NSYNC star Justin Timberlake, and Avril Lavigne. While the two rarely agree on anything, they do agree it was a great year for Eminem. “He’s transcended the debate about his content. He had a blockbuster opening movie and soundtrack, and he had a multi-platinum album in a year when there weren’t many multi-platinum albums,” says Gideon. “I have to agree. Eminem, not for his behavior, but for the amazing album that he wrote, he clearly owned the year 2002. He needs to grow up, but he clearly was the man of the year,” adds Iann. Read more.
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