2001 MTV Europe Music Awards

The 2001 MTV Europe Music Awards were held in The Festhalle, Frankfurt. The ceremony attracted the largest television audience for the awards until the MTV Europe Music Awards 2007 and was one of the first entertainment broadcasts following the September 11th attacks in New York City.

2001 MTV Europe Music Awards
Date8 November 2001
LocationFesthalle Frankfurt, Frankfurt, Germany
Hosted by(Ali G)
Sacha Baron Cohen
Television/radio coverage
NetworkMTV Networks International (Europe)

Performances included Blink-182 with "First Date", Depeche Mode with "Never Let Me Down Again", Rammstein with "Ich Will" and Kylie Minogue with "Can't Get You Out of My Head". Jay-Z performed his track "Girls, Girls, Girls" and Craig David took to the stage with a version of "Walking Away" that sampled U2's "One".

The presenter line up included actress Christina Ricci, girl group Atomic Kitten, Nelly Furtado, Sugababes and Claudia Schiffer.


Winners are in bold text.

Best Song Best Video

Gorillaz (featuring Del tha Funkee Homosapien) — "Clint Eastwood"

The Avalanches — "Since I Left You"

Best Album

Limp BizkitChocolate Starfish and the Hot Dog Flavored Water

Best Female Best Male

Jennifer Lopez

Robbie Williams

Best Group Best New Act

Limp Bizkit


Best Pop Best Dance



Best Rock Best R&B


Craig David

Best Hip-Hop Web Award


Limp Bizkit (www.limpbizkit.com)

Free Your Mind
Treatment Action Campaign

Regional nominationsEdit

Winners are in bold text.

Best Dutch Act Best French Act


Manu Chao

Best German Act Best Italian Act

Samy Deluxe


Best Nordic Act Best Polish Act

Safri Duo

Kasia Kowalska

Best Russian Act Best Spanish Act


La Oreja de Van Gogh

Best UK & Ireland Act

Craig David



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