Destiny's Child Sweep Awards

R+B supergroup DESTINY'S CHILD were the big winners at last night's (31AUG05) World Music Awards - the only ceremony based on worldwide music sales.

The trio, BEYONCE KNOWLES, MICHELLE WILLIAMS and KELLY ROWLAND, took home the World's Best Selling Pop Group, World's Best Selling R+B Group and World's Best Selling Girl Group Of All Time awards.

They will play their final concert in Vancouver, Canada on 10 September (05) before going their separate ways.

Former NO DOUBT star GWEN STEFANI accepted her award for World's Best Selling New Female Artist via-satellite, saying, "We've been all around the world and that's my favourite part of everything I do."

R+B star USHER, who won three awards last year, took home Male Entertainer Of The Year.

The awards were presented by DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES star JAMES DENTON, and former BAYWATCH actress CARMEN ELECTRA who made headlines hosting the event wearing just her underwear and a feather boa.

The full list of winners is:

World's Best Selling Pop Male Artist - 50 CENT

World's Best Selling Pop Female Artist - MARIAH CAREY

World's Best Selling Pop Group - DESTINY'S CHILD

World's Best Selling Pop/Rock Artist - EMINEM

World's Best Selling Rock Act - U2

World's Best Selling R+B Artist - MARIAH CAREY

World's Best Selling Rap/Hip-Hop Artist - EMINEM

World's Best Selling New Male Artist - THE GAME

World's Best Selling New Female Artist - GWEN STEFANI

World's Best Selling R+B Group - DESTINY'S CHILD

World's Best Selling New Group - THE KILLERS

Female Entertainer Of The Year - MARIAH CAREY

Male Entertainer Of The Year - USHER

World's Greatest Touring Band Of All Time - THE ROLLING STONES

Diamond Award - BON JOVI

Legend Award - CARLOS SANTANA

World's Best Selling Girl Group Of All Time - DESTINY'S CHILD


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