My VH1 Music Awards

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The My VH1 Music Awards was an annual music award ceremony held by American television network VH1, existing from 2000-1.[1][2] Categories, nominees, and winners were selected entirely by public voting at VH1.com.[3] The ceremonies were held at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California, broadcast live on VH1 and online. The award statuette was designed by sculptor Lawrence Nowlan.[4]

2000[edit]

Hosted by John Leguizamo. Performers included Christina Aguilera, Bon Jovi,The Corrs, Creed, Metallica The 2000 VH1 Awards was Jason Newsted's last performance with Metallica before leaving the band. Ironically the song he played last was Fade To Black, No Doubt, Red Hot Chili Peppers, and U2. Presenters included Macy Gray, Matt LeBlanc, David Spade, and "Weird Al" Yankovic.[1] Reviews were tepid, with Rolling Stone writing that "the event was somewhat undermined by gross production woes, lukewarm performances and the almighty Creed...." And it was Creed who came out on top, winning four awards, including "Group of the Year. "[3]

2001[edit]

Hosted by Eric McCormack. Performers included Sting, Nelly Furtado, Jewel, No Doubt, Creed, Mary J. Blige, Lenny Kravitz, and Mick Jagger. Presenters included Benjamin Bratt, Ellen DeGeneres, Chris Isaac and Christian Slater.[2] Dave Matthews Band won the most awards, including the top one, "My Favorite Group."[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "My VH1 Music Awards". Internet Movie Database. Amazon.com. 
  2. ^ a b "My VH1 Music Awards". Internet Movie Database. Amazon.com. 
  3. ^ a b Heller, Greg (2000-12-01). "My VH1 Music Awards Aspire to Rebellion, but Creed Still Rules". "The inaugural My VH1 Music Awards, held Thursday night at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, very nearly injected the edge and irreverence the show's premise -- let the fans decide who wins -- promised." 
  4. ^ "Sculptor commissioned to complete Joe Frazier statue has died". Barre Montpelier Times Argus. 2013-08-02. Retrieved 2013-08-27. 
  5. ^ "My VH1 Music Awards 2001". VH1. MTV Networks.