BRITS 2000

And the Chemical Brothers did alright too

The Brits 2000 kicked off at 9pm GMT tonight, nme.com was on hand to bring you the results as they happened – recent nme.com interviewees Travis scooped the crucial Best Album and Group categories.

The Chemical Brothers picked up Best Dance Act.

The only drama occured when Robbie Williams challenged Liam Gallagher to a 100,000 pound fight in a boxing ring – sadly Liam wasn’t around to respond. The show is broadcast on ITV at 9pm on Saturday 4 March – but why not watch the NME Premier Awards Show instead.- [url=]click here.

The Results

Outstanding Contribution To British Music

And the winner is: The Spice Girls

Best British Album

Basement Jaxx ‘Remedy’ The Chemical Brothers ‘Surrender’ Gomez ‘Liquid Skin’ Stereophonics ‘Performance & Cocktails’ Travis ‘The Man Who’

And the winner is: Travis ‘The Man Who’

Best British Single

Basement Jaxx ‘Red Alert’ Supergrass ‘Moving’ Moloko ‘Sing It Back’ Blur ‘Tender’ Robbie Williams ‘She’s The One’ Travis ‘Why Does It Always Rain On Me’ Fatboy Slim ‘Praise You’ Manic Street Preachers ‘You Stole The Sun…’ The Chemical Brothers ‘Hey Boy Hey Girl’ Shanks & Bigfoot ‘Sweet Like Chocolate’

And the winner is: Robbie Williams ‘She’s The One’

Best British Group

Blur Gomez Stereophonics Texas Travis

And the winner is: Travis

Best British Male Solo Artist David Bowie Ian Brown Sting Tom Jones Van Morrison

And the winner is: Tom Jones

Best British Female Solo Artist

Beth Orton Beverley Knight Gabrielle Geri Halliwell Melanie C

And the winner is: Beth Orton

Best British Newcomer

Adam Rickett Ann Lee Charlotte Church Martine McCutcheon S Club 7 Groove Armada Phats & Small Shanks & Bigfoot Spacedust Fierce Glamma Kid Honeyz Kele Le Roc Jamelia Beta Band Death In Vegas Gay Dad Unkle Wiseguys

And the winner is: S Club 7

Best Pop Act

Five Geri Halliwell Ann Lee Martine McCutcheon S Club 7 Steps

And the winner is: Five

Best Soundtrack

Austin Powers Notting Hill Star Wars Fight Club The Matrix

And the winner is: Notting Hill

Special Award: Best-selling British Live Act

And the winner is: Steps

Best International Group

Beastie Boys The Cardigans Mercury Rev Red Hot Chili Peppers TLC

And the winner is: TLC

Best British Dance Act

Basement Jaxx The Chemical Brothers Fatboy Slim Jamiroquai Leftfield

And the winner is: The Chemical Brothers

Best International Male Solo Artist

Beck Eminem Moby Ricky Martin Will Smith

And the winner is: Beck

Best International Female Solo Artist

Britney Spears Jennifer Lopez Macy Gray Mary J. Blige Whitney Houston

And the winner is: Macy Gray

Best British Video

Aphex Twin ‘Windowlicker’ Fatboy Slim ‘Praise You’ Robbie Williams ‘She’s The One’ The Chemical Brothers ‘Let Forever Be’ Supergrass ‘Pumping On Your Stereo’

And the winner is: Robbie Williams ‘She’s The One’

Best International Newcomer

Britney Spears Eminem JenMacy Gray

And the winner is: Macy Gray