Tiesto Crowned King Of Tmf Awards
Dutch DJ TIESTO, singer MARCO BORSATO and urban act LANG FRANS + BASS B were the big winners at the 10th THE MUSIC FACTORY (TMF) AWARDS in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, on Friday (01APR05).
Trance mixmeister Tiesto, whose real name is TIJS VERWEST, was named Best Dance Act, Best Single and also the recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award.
Solo star Borsato picked up two main trophies - Best Dutch Male Artist and the coveted Artist Of The Decade gong.
Performances on the night came from Borsato, English jazz prodigy JAMIE CULLUM, and American R+B singers MARIO and KELIS.
International awards were handed out to USHER, DESTINY'S CHILD and GOOD CHARLOTTE.
The full list of winners are:
Best Dutch Male Artist: MARCO BORSATO
Best Dutch Female Artist: ANOUK
Best Pop Act: DI-RECT
Best Rock Act: WITHIN TEMPTATIONS
Best Dance Act: TIESTO
Best Urban Act: LANG FRANS + BASS B
Best New Artist: ALI B
Best Video: LANG FRANS + BASS B for ZINLOOS
Best Single: TIESTO
Artist Of The Decade: MARCO BORSATO
Lifetime Achievement Award: TIESTO
Best International Male Artist: USHER
Best International Female Artist: ANASTACIA
Best International Pop Group: DESTINY'S CHILD
Best International Rock Act: GOOD CHARLOTTE
Best International Dance Act: SPECIAL D
Best International Urban Act: ALICIA KEYS
Best International New Artist: NATASHA BEDINGFIELD
Best International Video: FAITHLESS for I WANT MORE
Best UK Artist: GIRLS ALOUD.03/04/2005 14:25