Green Day + Foo Fighters Claim Top Eskys
GREEN DAY, FOO FIGHTERS and PEARL JAM are among the big winners of the annual US Esquire magazine ESKY Awards for Musical Achievement. Green Day claimed the Best Band prize, while Foo Fighters stars DAVE GROHL and TAYLOR HAWKINS picked up the Best Entertainer and Best Drummer honours. Pearl Jam took home the Best Live Act award. Other winners include BILLIE JOE ARMSTRONG (Best Frontman), FIONA APPLE (Best Songbird), JAMES BLUNT (Favourite Rookie), RAY LAMONTAGNE (Best Voice), THE EDGE (Best Guitarist) and Jewish reggae sensation MATISYAHU (Most Lovable Oddball). Meanwhile, NEIL DIAMOND and THE PRETENDERS were honoured with Hall of Fame awards.