Christina Aguilera and French rapper DIAM'S emerged triumphant at last night's (20JAN07) NRJ Music Awards in Cannes, France with two awards each.
American singer Aguilera was named Best International Female Artist, while her Back to Basics picked up Best Album.
Diam's was awarded the Best French Female Artist and her track LA BOULETTE was named Best French Song.
Evanescence, Rihanna and Justin Timberlake also won awards but were not in Cannes to collect them.
But while most French artists who played at the ceremony mimed to their music, US artists including Aguilera, Nelly Furtado, Fergie, Sean Paul and Gwen Stefani all performed live.
Furtado teamed up for a performance with French hip-hop star M POKORA, while Bob Sinclar and Lionel Richie sang ALL AROUND THE WORLD together.
The full list of winners at the 2007 NRJ Music Awards is:
Best French Newcomer - CHRISTOPHE MAE
Best International Newcomer - NELLY FURTADO
Best French International Male Artist - M POKORA
Best International Group - EVANESCENCE
Best French Album - DIAM'S with DANS MA BULLE
Best DJ - BOB SINCLAR
Best French Group - LE ROI SOLEIL
Best International Album - BACK TO BASICS by CHRISTINA AGUILERA
Best Video - DE RETOUR by M POKORA
Best International Song - UNFAITHFUL by RIHANNA
Best International Male Artist - JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE
Best International Female Artist - CHRISTINA AGUILERA
Best French Female Artist - DIAM'S
Best French Song - LA BOULETTE by DIAM'S.