The Rapper: 50 Cent
Nominated For "Best New Artist" At: The 2004 Grammy Awards
Beat Out By: Evanescence
Why He Should Have Won: A lot of rappers say they want to change the rap game. 50 actually did it. From his approach to rapping (beef with everybody!) to his approach to releasing free music through mixtapes, 50 had a huge impact on the way we listen to and enjoy music.