U2 Grab Four Nominations for MTV Europe Awards

26 Sep 2001
U2, Gorillaz, Limp Bizkit and Craig David have each grabbed several nominations for November's MTV Europe Music Awards in Germany.

And U2.Com is among the five nominations for a new Web Award of best Web Site.

U2 are nominated for Best Group, Best Album, Best Rock Act and best Web Site - the same four nominations as Limp Bizkit.

Damon Albarn's Gorillaz tops the nominations table with are six possible winners: Best Group, Best New Act, Best Dance Act, Best U.K. Act, Best Song ('Clint Eastwood') and best web site. Craig David is nominated for Best Male Act, Best New Act, Best R&B Act and Best U.K. Act.

The MTV Europe Music Awards takes place at the Festhalle, Frankfurt on 8th November 2001 and will air live on MTV U.K. and Ireland with performances from Destiny's Child, Dido and Janet Jackson.

Apart from Best Video, all the awards are decided by fans - through online voting.

Complete List of Nominations for 2001 MTV Europe Music Awards:

Best Group:

* Destiny's Child
* Gorillaz
* Limp Bizkit
* R.E.M.
* U2


Web Award:

* Daft Punk
* Depeche Mode
* Gorillaz
* Limp Bizkit
* U2


Best Song:

* "Butterfly," Crazy Town
* "Clint Eastwood," Gorillaz
* "Lady Marmalade," Lil' Kim, Mya, Pink and Christina Aguilera
* "Stan," Eminem
* "Survivor," Destiny's Child


Best Female Act:

* Mariah Carey
* Dido
* Janet Jackson
* Jennifer Lopez
* Madonna


Best Male Act:

* Craig David
* Eminem
* Ricky Martin
* Shaggy
* Robbie Williams


Best Pop Act:

* Anastacia
* Atomic Kitten
* 'NSYNC
* Shaggy
* Britney Spears


Best Album:

* All That You Can't Leave Behind, U2
* Chocolate Starfish and the Hotdog Flavored Water, Limp Bizkit
* Music, Madonna
* No Angel, Dido
* The Invisible Band, Travis


Best New Act:

* Craig David
* Dido
* Nelly Furtado
* Gorillaz
* Wheatus


Best Dance Act:

* Basement Jaxx
* Daft Punk
* Faithless
* Gorillaz
* Roger Sanchez


Best R&B Act:

* Craig David
* Destiny's Child
* Janet Jackson
* Outkast
* Wyclef Jean


Best Hip-Hop Act:

* D12
* Missy Elliott
* Eminem
* Outkast
* P. Diddy


Best Rock Act:

* Blink-182
* Crazy Town
* Limp Bizkit
* Linkin Park
* U2


Best U.K. Act:

* Artful Dodger
* Craig David
* Feeder
* Gorillaz
* S Club 7

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