Marky Posted November 7, 2008 Share Posted November 7, 2008 (edited) MTV Europe named Rick Astley the Best Act Ever at the European Music Awards in Liverpool last night (November 6).The singer, who has been the subject of online prank Rickrolling – when purportedly serious links actually take users to Youtube clips of the singer's videos – beat the likes of Green Day and U2 to claim the most votes from viewers.Britney Spears picked up two awards at the ceremony, held at the Liverpool Echo Arena, while host Katy Perry was named Best New Act.Paul McCartney was granted the Ultimate Legend award, while Lil' Wayne was named the Artist's Choice. The full winners were:Album Of The Year: Britney Spears – 'Blackout'Nominees: Alicia Keys – 'As I Am', Coldplay – 'Viva La Vida', Duffy – 'Rockferry', Leona Lewis – 'Spirit'Most Addictive Track: Pink - 'So What'Nominees: Coldplay - 'Viva La Vida', Duffy - 'Mercy', Katy Perry - 'I Kissed A Girl', Kid Rock - 'All Summer Long'Act of 2008: Britney SpearsNominees: Amy Winehouse, Coldplay, Leona Lewis, RihannaBest New Act: Katy PerryNominees: Duffy, Jonas Brothers, Miley Cyrus, OneRepublicUltimate Urban: Kanye WestNominee: Alicia Keys, Beyoncé, Chris Brown, Lil WayneRock Out: 30 Seconds To Mars Nominees: Linkin Park, Metallica, Paramore, SlipknotHeadliner: Tokio HotelNominees: Foo Fighters, Linkin Park, Metallica, The CureVideo Star: 30 Seconds To Mars - 'A Beautiful Lie' Nominees: Madonna ft. Justin Timberlake - '4 Minutes', Santogold - 'L.E.S. Artistes', Snoop Dogg - 'Sensual Seduction', Weezer - 'Pork And Beans'Best UK Act: Leona LewisNominees: Adele, Duffy, Ting Tings, The WombatsBest Act Ever: Rick AstleyNominees: Britney Spears, Christina Aguilera, Green Day, Tokio Hotel, U2Artists' Choice: Lil WayneUltimate Legend: Sir Paul McCartney http://www.nme.com/news/various-artists/40913Some shit winners there But come on Rick Roll! Edited November 7, 2008 by markyboy101 Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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