Madonna And Hilton Win Dancestars Awards
MADONNA and PARIS HILTON were the surprise winners at the annual DANCESTAR USA AWARDS in Miami, Florida on Tuesday (09MAR04).
The MATERIAL GIRL, whose last album AMERICAN LIFE failed to impress critics, was named Best Chart Act, and hotel heiress Hilton picked up Best Celebrity DJ at the bash at the WINTER MUSIC CONFERENCE.
Big winners on the night included electronica duo THE CRYSTAL METHOD, who received Best Act, Best Album (International), Best Single (International), while German DJ PAUL VAN DYK also garnered three gongs for Best International DJ, Best Use of Music in a US TV Commercial and Best US Event for his Central Park, New York gig last summer (03).
MOBY was honoured with an Outstanding Contribution To Dance Music (US) title, and picked up Best Music DVD for 18 B-SIDES
The top category winners include:
Best Chart Act (US) - MADONNA
Best Act (US) - THE CRYSTAL METHOD
Best International Act - THE CHEMICAL BROTHERS
Best Album (International) - THE CRYSTAL METHOD, LEGION OF BOOM
Best Single (International) - THE CRYSTAL METHOD, BORN TOO SLOW
Best Remix (International) - SANDER KLEINENBERG FOR JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE, ROCK YOUR BODY
Best Video (International) - BENNY BENASSI PRESENTS THE BIZ, SATISFACTION
Best New Artist Album - AUDIO BULLYS, EGO WAR
Best Compilation - DEEP DISH, TORONTO 025
Best Movie Soundtrack - THE MATRIX RELOADED
Best Music DVD - MOBY - 18 B-SIDES+ DVD
Best US DJ - DEEP DISH
Best International DJ - PAUL VAN DYK
Best US Export DJ - FELIX DA HOUSECAT
Best US Celebrity DJ - PARIS HILTON
Best Use of Music in a US TV Commercial - PAUL VAN DYK / FELIX DA HOUSECAT / DJ COLETTE FOR MOTOROLA
Best US Event - PAUL VAN DYK at SUMMERSTAGE 2003 - Central Park, New York
Outstanding Contribution to Dance Music (US) - MOBY.10/03/2004 21:01