2008 World Music Award Winners

Monday, November 10, 2008
By Abbey Khan


It was an eventful Sunday night at the 2008 World Music Awards in beautiful Monte Carlo, Monaco. Michelle Williams and Jesse Metcalfe hosted while the hottest stars of today, which included Beyonce, Alicia Keys and Mariah Carey performed.

Leona Lewis walked away with two awards– World’s Best Pop Female Artist and World’s Best New Artist. Fellow Brit, Amy Winehouse won the award for World’s Best Pop Rock Female Artist beating out Duffy, Pink and Katy Perry. Former Beatle, Ringo Starr, received the Diamond Award, which is given to musicians who have sold over 100 million albums in their career.

Outstanding Contribution to the Arts

Special Achievement Award
Mariah Carey

World’s Best Pop Male Artist
Kid Rock

World’s Best Pop Rock Male Artist
Kid Rock

World’s Best Rock Act
Cold Play

World’s Best R & B Artist
Alicia Keys

World’s Best New Artist
Leona Lewis

World’s Best Hip Hop/Rap Artist
Lil Wayne

World’s Best DJ
DJ Laurent Wolf

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