Following his success last month at the MOBO awards, fans voted Craig David the Best New Act of the past year, while Westlife were voted Best Band with the band’s Shane Filan walking away with Best Looking Pop Star.
a1‘s ‘Take On Me’ video – the second most expensive UK promo clip ever made (behind Jamiroquai‘s ‘Deeper Underground’) – was awarded Best Music Video, while Five and Queen‘s ‘We Will Rock You’ picked up Best Single. Meanwhile, Pete Waterman, Max Martin and Phil Spector were all overlooked in the Outstanding Contribution To Pop award, which went to the Backstreet Boys.
The full results are as follows:
Best Band – Westlife
Best song – Five and Queen: ‘We Will Rock You’
Best Live Act – Steps
Best Album – S Club 7: ‘7’
Best Looking Pop Star – Shane Filan, Westlife
Best Music Video – a1: ‘Take On Me’
Best Male Artist – Robbie Williams
Best Soap Opera – ‘EastEnders’
Best Teen Show – ‘cd:uk’
Popworld Best New Act – Craig David
Best Satellite Programme – ‘MTV Select’
Best TV Actor – Jack Ryder (Jamie from ‘EastEnders’)
Outstanding Contribution To Pop – Backstreet Boys