Annette Bening has been named ShoWest Female Star Of The Year, rounding out the roster of awards at this year's ShoWest 2000 Awards Night on March 9 in Las Vegas.

Bening, one of this year's Best Actress Oscar front-runners for American Beauty, has already won the award for funniest actress in a motion picture (leading role) at the American Comedy Awards and a Golden Globe nomination for best performance by an actress in a motion picture, drama.

Bening will next be seen in Mike Nichols' What Planet Are You From' opposite Garry Shandling, Linda Fiorentino, Greg Kinnear, Janeane Garofalo, John Goodman, Ben Kingsley and Camryn Manheim.

Bening joins previously announced Jim Carrey (Male Star of the Year), Ving Rhames (Supporting Actor of the Year), Angelina Jolie (Supporting Actress of the Year), Anthony Minghella (Director of the Year), Armyan Bernstein (Producer of the Year), Drew Barrymore (Comedy Star of the Year), John Williams (ShoWest Maestro Award), Michael Clarke Duncan (Male Star of Tomorrow) and Hilary Swank (Female Star of Tomorrow).