2001 World Music Awards

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The 2001 World Music Awards (13th Annual World Music Awards) were held in the Sporting Club, Monaco on May 2, 2001.[1] The World Music Awards recognise the best selling artists around the world based on statistics supplied by the International Federation of Phonographic Industries (IFPI). The show was later broadcast by ABC on May 28, 2001. The show was hosted by actress Carmen Electra and R&B artist Sisqo.[1] Proceeds from ticket sales to the show go to a Monaco-based children’s charity Monaco Aide Presence whose patron, Prince Albert, is also patron of the World Music Awards.[1] Performers included Ricky Martin, Christina Aguilera, Nelly, Rod Stewart, Anastacia, Aqua, Yannick, Peter Maffay, Alsou, Cheb Mami, Samira Said, Razan and Julio, Jr.[2]


Winners

Dance

Latin

New

  • World's Best Selling New Female Pop Artist: Anastacia
  • World's Best Selling New Rap Artist: Nelly

New Age

  • World's Best Selling New Age Artist: Enya

Pop

Pop/Rock

  • The World's Best Selling Pop/Rock Group: Beatles [4]

Rap

  • World's Best Selling Rap Artist: Eminem

Rock

  • World's Best Selling Rock Group: Santana

R&B

  • World's Best Selling R&B Male Artist: Sisqo

Regional Awards

Diamond Award

The Diamond Award honors those incredibly successful recording-artists who have sold over 100 million albums during their career. This is the first year that this award was presented.

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 "Lucky 13 For Monaco's World Music Awards". Radio Caroline. Europa Productions. 2001. Retrieved 2008-02-11.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
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  4. "Lucky 13 For Monaco's World Music Awards". Radio Caroline. Europa Productions. 2001. Retrieved 2008-02-11.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles> The Beatles released a very popular compilation album in the Fall of 2000.
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