Gay, Lesbian Group Honors Michael, Mould

George Michael, Bob Mould, Rufus Wainwright, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Blur, Chemical Brothers, Tom Petty, Beastie Boys...

Pop singer George Michael, former Hüsker Dü and

Sugar frontman Bob Mould and singer/songwriter Rufus

Wainwright were among the winners at the third annual Gay and Lesbian

Music Awards, which were presented Monday in New York. Michael won two

awards: Best Pop Song for "Outside," a track from Ladies and Gentlemen:

The Best of George Michael, and Video of the Year for a clip for

"Outside" that mocks his arrest for indecent exposure last year. Mould's

"Who Was Around," from The Last Dog and Pony Show, was named Best

Rock/Alternative Song, and Wainwright's self-titled album won the award

for Best Debut. Folk-pop singer Laura Love's Shum

Ticky was cited as Album of the Year. The awards honor the work of

openly gay and lesbian musicians.