American group MAROON 5 and French singer JENIFER (corr.) were the big winners of the NRJ Music Awards in Cannes, France last night (22JAN05).
The SHE WILL BE LOVED rockers took home the Best International Newcomer and Best International Song accolades for THIS LOVE at the star-studded bash in the city's Palais des Festival.
U2 frontman Bono, who picked up a Special Achievement gong, announced the Irish supergroup would not be performing as scheduled, due to one of his bandmate's ailing children.
The full list of the winners is:
Best International Male Artist: USHER
Best International Female Artist: Avril Lavigne
Best French Male Artist: ROCH VOISINE
Best French Female Artist: JENIFER
Best International Album: Black Eyed Peas for ELEPHUNK
Best French Album: JENIFER for LE PASSAGE
Best International Newcomer: MAROON 5
Best French Newcomer: EMMA DAUMAS
Best International Single: MAROON 5 for THIS LOVE
Best French Single: K-MARO for FEMME LIKE U
Best Video: CORNEILLE for PARCE QU'ON VIENT DE LOIN
Best International Duo/Group: Blue
Best French Duo/Group: PASSI + CALOGERO for FACE A LA MER
Honnor Award: BONO.23/01/2005 14:40