Muse, The Police and Arctic Monkeys scoop trophies from Vodaphone too
[b]Iggy Pop[/b] was given the ‘Freddie Mercury Lifetime Achievement’ award at the second annual Vodaphone Live Awards last night (September 19).
Iggy has performed riotious shows across the US and Europe with the reunited [b]Stooges[/b], pitting fans against security getting them to stage dive at the end of practically every set.
[b]Arctic Monkeys[/b] added yet another prize to their burgeoning mantlepiece by picking up Best Live Act beating off competition from [b]Kaiser Chiefs, Kasabian[/b] and last year’s winners Muse.
The band who couldn’t be at the ceremony to pick up their award as they are touring in the US sent a comic recorded video clip.
With all four members jumping over a skipping rope, frontman [b]Alex Turner[/b] quipped that even though they’d won the mobile phone company’s award he “still can’t get a signal”.
Other winners at the ceremony at London’s Brompton Hall included Muse for Tour of the Year and The Police for Best Live Return.
[b]Amy Winehouse[/b] also picked up a prize, after her her Mercury disappointment, for Best Female Live Act. In a double-whammy, Winehouse also picked up the prize for Best Female at the [b]MOBO[/b] Awards ceermony which also took place last night.
The full list of prize winners was:
[b]Best Live Male: Mika
Best Live Female: Amy Winehouse
Live Impact 2007: Gossip
Best Show Production: Kylie Minogue
Best Live Return: The Police
Best Live Music DVD: Oasis: ‘Morning Glory – A Classic Album Under Review’
Best Live Music Venue: Wembley Stadium
XFM Live Breakthrough Act: Klaxons
Channel 4 Festival of the Year: Glastonbury
Kerrang! Live Unsigned Act: The Flaming Monkeys
Best Live Act: Arctic Monkeys
Best International Live Act: The Killers
Sony Ericsson Tour of the Year: Muse
Best Roadie: Geoff Buckley [roadie for James]
Freddie Mercury Lifetime Achievement Award in Live Music: Iggy Pop[/b]