The Detroit stars claim seven awards between them...

EMINEM and White Stripes helped DETROIT sweep the board at the MTV VIDEO MUSIC AWARDS in NEW YORK last night (August 29) with acts taking home seven trophies between them.

Rapper Eminem won four, including the most prestigious gong of the night, the Best Video Award, for the promo to his hit ‘Without Me’ from the platinum selling ‘The Eminem Show’.

[/a] took three technical awards for the Lego-based video to their single ‘Fell In Love With A Girl’.

Talking to reporters afterwards [a] frontman Jack, wearing a white pimp suit with white fedora and red rose, said the video had been based on his childhood love of the colourful building bricks.

‘We all grew up with them didn’t we,’ he said.

Eminem caused the only controversy of the night when he dissed techno geek Moby.

After snubbing star Christina Aguilera, who presented him with his second award of the night, he made a slur about the New York dance maestro’s bald head.

When he was booed by the audience, he responded: “I will hit a man with


Later, Eminem was booed again as he stepped up to the stage to receive his third award from rapper Nelly and Ozzy Osbourne’s daughter Kelly.

Awards details:

Best Video Of The Year: Eminem – ‘Without Me’

Best Male Video: Eminem – ‘Without Me’

Best Rap Video: Eminem – ‘Without Me’

Best Direction in a Video: Eminem – ‘Without Me’

Best Special Effects: White Stripes – ‘Fell In Love With A Girl’

Best Editing: White Stripes – ‘Fell In Love With A Girl’

Breakthrough Video: White Stripes – ‘Fell In Love With A Girl’