Monday, November 10, 2008

Leona Lewis wins 2 World Music Awards

Singer takes home Best Pop Female gong

Leona Lewis was the big winner at last night’s World Music Awards in Monaco.

The singer, 23, who was not in attendance, scooped the Best Pop Female gong and Best New Act prize.

Kid Rock, 37, also went home with two awards – he was named the Best Pop Male and Best Pop/Rock Male.

Other winners included Beyonce Knowles, 27, for Best International Female, and Best R&B Artist went to Alicia Keys, 27.

Amy Winehouse, 25, received the Best Pop/Rock Female trophy and Coldplay won in the Best Rock Act category.

The Beatles and Mariah Carey, 38, were rewarded for their illustrious careers.

Ringo Starr, 68, collected the Diamond Award on behalf of the group, while Mariah seemed chuffed with her Lifetime Achievement accolade.

Full list of World Music Awards winners...

Lifetime Achievement: MARIAH CAREY

Best International Female: BEYONCE KNOWLES

Outstanding Contribution To Music Industry: LA REID

Best Pop Male: KID ROCK

Best Pop/Rock Female: AMY WINEHOUSE

Best Pop Female: LEONA LEWIS


Best R&B Artist: ALICIA KEYS

Best Pop/Rock Male: KID ROCK

Best Rock Act: COLDPLAY

Best African Artist: AKON

Best Irish Artist: THE SCRIPT

Best Benelux Artist: KATE RYAN

Best Norwegian Artist: MADCON

Best Nigerian Artist: 2 FACE

Best Middle Eastern artist: NANCY ARJAM

Best Russian Artist: PHILIP KIRKOROV


Diamond Award: THE BEATLES


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