February 20, 2008 21:22

Foo Fighters awarded Best International Album Brit honour

Dave Grohl accepts his band's second Brit Award of the evening

Foo Fighters awarded Best International Album Brit honour
Foo Fighters won the Best International Album award at the Brit Awards 2008 tonight (February 20).

Front-man Dave Grohl said thanks for his band’s second award of the evening via video message, as the band were unable to attend the bash.

“Hey everybody, thanks very much for the Brit Award,” he said. “It really is an honour to be recognised alongside the likes of Huey Lewis And The News, Culture Club, MC Hammer and Kula Shaker.

“These are all people who have won Brit Awards. I’m glad to see we’ve graduated to such lofty ranks. Sorry we couldn’t be there, but we’ve just sold out Madison Square Garden."

Kylie Minogue, The Eagles, Arcade Fire and Kings Of Leon were also nominated for the award.

To get the full Brit Award results just click on the categories below:

Best British Live Act
Critics' Choice Award
British Breakthrough Act
Best International Male
Best British Male
Best International Female
Best International Group
Best British Female
Best British Band
Best British Single
Best British Album
Outstanding Contribution To Music Award

Keep checking NME.COM throughout the evening for the latest from the Brit Awards 2008.


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