This year the Virgin Media Music Awards were all about the ladies, with pop stars like Lady Gaga, Christina Aguilera and Kylie Minogue taking top prizes. According to the awards’ website, more than 6 million votes were cast by fans in the U.K., taking some of music’s fiercest females to the top of the nominee pack.
Minogue took home the prize for Best Album for her 2010 release Aphrodite. She also won Best Single for her track “All the Lovers.”
Following her national anthem slip-up at the Super Bowl last weekend, Christina Aguilera was showered with love by fans who named her Best Comeback. Aguilera will have a chance to further redeem herself when she performs at Sunday’s Grammy Awards.
Lady Gaga took home the prize for Best Collaboration for her epic dance track “Telephone” featuring fellow diva Beyoncé. The song and video placed second in two categories, Best Single and Best Video. Gaga also placed second in the Best Live Act category. John Lennon won the honor for Legend of the Year, but Gaga came in second, further solidifying her pop icon status.
Muse took home the prize for Best Group and Best Live Act, Marina and the Diamonds nabbed the Best Newcomer trophy and Shakira won Best Solo Female. And while her solo album was received as well stateside, Miley Cyrus’ “Can’t Be Tamed” video nabbed the teen star Best Video.
Brits James Blunt and Pixie Lott were named Hottest Male and Hottest Female. Plan B took home the award for Best Solo Male.
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