Green Day Triumph At Mtv Vmas
Rockers GREEN DAY were the big winners at last night's (28AUG05) MTV Video Music Awards in Miami, Florida, picking up seven awards including Best Video Of The Year for BOULEVARD OF BROKEN DREAMS.
The trio's hit song also won Best Group Video, Best Rock Video, Best Direction In A Video, Best Editing In A Video and Best Cinematography In A Video, while their AMERICAN IDIOT track was awarded the Viewer's Choice prize.
Singer BILLIE JOE ARMSTRONG told the audience at the American Airlines Arena, "It's great to know rock music still has a place on MTV."
Elsewhere, KELLY CLARKSON's SINCE U BEEN GONE won Best Female Video and Best Pop Video, while MISSY ELLIOTT FT CIARA + FAT MAN SCOOP's LOSE CONTROL was named both Best Hip-Hop Video and Best Dance Video.
KANYE WEST's JESUS WALKS picked up Best Male Video, while GORILLAZ's FEEL GOOD INC won Breakthrough Video and Best Special Effects In A Video.
The ceremony was hosted by SEAN 'DIDDY' COMBS.
The full list of winners at the 2005 MTV Video Music Awards are:
Best Video Of The Year - GREEN DAY, BOULEVARD OF BROKEN DREAMS
Best Male Video - KANYE WEST, JESUS WALKS
Best Female Video - KELLY CLARKSON, SINCE U BEEN GONE
Best New Artist In A Video - THE KILLERS, MR BRIGHTSIDE
Breakthrough Video - GORILLAZ, FEEL GOOD INC
Best Group Video - GREEN DAY, BOULEVARD OF BROKEN DREAMS
Best Rap Video - LUDACRIS, NUMBER ONE SPOT
Best R+B Video - ALICIA KEYS, KARMA
Best Hip-Hop Video - MISSY ELLIOTT FT CIARA + FAT MAN SCOOP, LOSE CONTROL
Best Dance Video - MISSY ELLIOTT FT CIARA + FAT MAN SCOOP, LOSE CONTROL
Best Rock Video - GREEN DAY, BOULEVARD OF BROKEN DREAMS
Best Pop Video - KELLY CLARKSON, SINCE U BEEN GONE
Best Soundtrack From A Video Game - DANCE DANCE REVOLUTION EXTREMEBest Direction In A Video - GREEN DAY, BOULEVARD OF BROKEN DREAMS (Directed by SAMUEL BAYER)
Best Choreography In A Video - GWEN STEFANI, HOLLABACK GIRL
Best Special Effects In A Video - GORILLAZ, FEEL GOOD INC
Best Art Direction In A Video - GWEN STEFANI, WHAT YOU WAITING FOR?
Best Editing In A Video - GREEN DAY, BOULEVARD OF BROKEN DREAMS
Best Cinematography In A Video - GREEN DAY, BOULEVARD OF BROKEN DREAMS
MTV2 Award - FALL OUT BOY, SUGAR, WE'RE GOIN DOWN
Viewer's Choice - GREEN DAY, AMERICAN IDIOT.