It was a night for male heart-throbs and fashion-bent rockers at the 1998 Billboard Music Video Awards, as 'N Sync and Marilyn Manson received two awards at a ceremony held at the Sheraton Universal in Los Angeles on Friday.'N Sync, Orlando's newest dance-pop sensation, won Best Dance Clip and Best Dance New Artist Clip for their video for "I Want You Back (Big Red Remix)," while Manson's video for "The Dope Show" was honored for being the Best Hard Rock/Heavy Metal Clip of the Year and the Maximum Vision Clip of the Year. Paul Hunter, who is currently overseeing Manson's new video for "I Don't Like the Drugs (But the Drugs Like Me)," was chosen as 1998's Director of the Year, while Matchbox 20's "3 A.M." was selected by voters at Billboard's online site to receive the FAN.tastic Video Award. Other winners feted at the gala, hosted by R&B singer Tevin Campbell and presented at Billboard's 20th annual Music Video Conference, included Will Smith's "Just the Two of Us" for
Best Pop Clip, Natalie Imbruglia's "Torn" for Best New Artist, Brandy & Monica's "The Boy Is Mine" for Best R&B/Urban Clip and Lauryn Hill's "Doo Wop (That Thing)" for Best R&B/Urban New Artist Clip.The Beastie Boy's "Intergalactic" won for Best Alternative/Modern Rock Clip, Sean Lennon's "Home" for Best Alternative/Modern Rock New Artist Clip, Busta Rhymes' "Dangerous" for Best Rap Clip, Black Eyed Peas' "Joint & Jams" for Best Rap New Artist Clip and Limp Bizkit's "Counterfeit" won Best Hard Rock/Metal New Artist Clip.