Coldplay also bag a double at the Lisbon ceremony
Green Day scooped two awards during last night’s MTV Europe Awards at Lisbon’s Atlantic Pavilion (November 3).
The punk trio picked up the gongs for Best Album and Best Rock at the glitzy bash and also treated the crowd to a performance of their track ‘Holiday’.
At one point during the song, a fan invaded the stage but was whisked away by security.
Picking up the Best Album award for their ‘American Idiot’, singer Billie Joe Armstrong said: “We’ve been together as a group for a long time so this means a lot.”
Coldplay also won two accolades, when they were crowned Best Act UK & Ireland and walked away with Best Song for ‘Speed Of Sound’.
They also played live at the event, running through their next single to be taken from ‘X&Y’, ‘Talk’.
Gorillaz meanwhile were named Best Group despite their cartoon nature. Their performance at the ceremony came courtesy of beamed in holograms.
Madonna kicked off the ceremony, descending in a giant disco ball for the first performance of her new single ‘Hung Up’.
The main action took place at the Four Seasons hotel in the city centre. The night before the awards, Chris Martin and Kele Okereke from Bloc Party were seen in the bar chatting.
Other party-goers included actress Isla Fisher, Sugababes and members of Gorillaz[a/].
[a]Madonna was rumoured to be hosting a private party for 40 guests at a secret location in Lisbon.
The winners at the MTV Europe Awards were:
Best Male: Robbie Williams
Best Female: Shakira
Best Group: Gorillaz
Best Song: Coldplay – ‘Speed Of Sound’
Best Album: Green Day – ‘American Idiot’
Best Video: Chemical Brothers – ‘Believe’
Best Pop: Black Eyed Peas
Best Rock: Green Day
Best Hip-Hop: Snoop Dogg
Best New Act: James Blunt
Best Alternative: System Of A Down
Best R&B: Alicia Keys
Best Act UK & Ireland: Coldplay
Free Your Mind Award: Sir Bob Geldof