Sugar Ray's Mark McGrath Toasts Last VMAs Of The Millennium

Sugar Ray's Mark McGrath got sandwiched between two lovely ladies at the 1999 MTV Video Music Awards, as he and Jennifer Lopez presented the Best Video From a Film to Madonna.

Backstage in the press area, McGrath talked about being a part of the last MTV Video Music Awards of the millennium, which he thought elevated the show above past VMA events.

"We got to come as a group," McGrath said, "and went down the red carpet, the whole thing. And we really enjoyed it, 'cause we're not jaded yet. Then I got to present an award with Jennifer Lopez, and Madonna ended up winning, so it was a big shenanigan fest and it was a lot of fun."

"You know what," he continued, "this award [show] and the millennium thing, I know it's been built up and hyped, but it feels like something bigger than the other awards were. I don't know if it's because of the millennium thing, but it's just something really radical."

"This whole city's been abuzz all day," McGrath said, "I don't care about that hype stuff, but it's been a lot of fun to be a part of this."

Mark McGrath and the rest of Sugar Ray are currently on tour with the Goo Goo Dolls and Fastball, who will all roll into the World's Fair Park in Knoxville, Tennessee on September 11.

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