Mar
05
2002

U2 Sweep Irish Music Awards


05 March 2002
U2 Sweep Irish Music Awards
Add in manager Paul McGuinness's Irish Music Industry Award, and U2 took home eight 2002 Meteor Ireland Music Awards last night.

A star-studded line-up at Dublin's Point Theatre included performances from Enrique Iglesias, Westlife, Gabrielle, The Cranberries, Ronan Keating, Lighthouse Family and Muse.

U2 won four awards, Edge won 'Best Musician', Bono won 'Best Songwriter', and Paul McGuinness was awarded a special 'Irish Industry Award'.

Below are the full line up of winners - and the nominations in each category.

You can catch a gallery of images of winners and other celebrities at the awards by visiting www.2fm.ie


THE 2002 METEOR IRELAND MUSIC AWARDS CATEGORIES AND WINNERS

Best Irish Pop Act
WINNER - Westlife

Bellefire
The Corrs
Ronan Keating
Samantha Mumba
Westlife

Best Irish Rock Band
WINNER - U2

Ash
Aslan
The Frames
The Revs
U2

Best Irish Solo Male - Rock
WINNER - David Kitt

Gavin Friday
David Kitt
Jack L
Shane McGowan
Van Morrison

Best Irish Solo Male - Pop
WINNER - Ronan Keating

Stephen Gately
Ronan Keating
Brian Kennedy
Damien Rice

Best Irish Female Artist
WINNER - Samantha Mumba

Mary Black
Andrea Corr
Samantha Mumba
Sinead O'Connor
Juliet Turner

Best Irish Video
WINNER - U2 - 'Elevation'

Ronan Keating - 'Loving Each Day'
The Revs - 'Wired To The Moon'
U2 - 'Beautiful Day'
U2 - 'Elevation'
Westlife - 'World Of Our Own'

Best Irish Traditional Act
WINNER - Kila

Altan
The Chieftains
De Dannan
Kila
Sharon Shannon

Best Irish Live Performance
WINNER - U2

Aslan
The Frames
The Revs
U2
Westlife

Best Irish Rock Album
WINNER - U2 - 'All That You Can't Leave Behind'

Aslan - 'Waiting For This Madness To End'
Cranberries - 'Bury The Hatchet'
The Frames - 'For The Birds'
The Revs - 'Sonic Tonic'
U2 - 'All That You Can't Leave Behind'

Best Irish Pop Album
WINNER - Westlife - 'World Of Our Own'

The Corrs - 'In Blue'
Ronan Keating - 'Ronan'
Samantha Mumba - 'Gotta Tell You'
Westlife - 'World Of Our Own'

Best Irish Musician
WINNER - Edge

Edge
Glen Hansard
David Kitt
Christy Moore
Sharon Shannon

Best Irish Radio DJ
WINNER - Tom Dunne

Ian Dempsey
Donal Dineen
Tom Dunne
Dave Fanning
Rick O'Shea

Best Irish Dance DJ
WINNER - Mark McCabe

Stewart Dot Doogan
David Holmes
Johnny Moy
Mark McCabe
John Power

Best Irish Songwriter
WINNER - Bono

Bono
Paul Brady
Glen Hansard
David Kitt
Van Morrison

Best Irish Pop Single
WINNER - Westlife - 'Uptown Girl'

Bellefire - 'Perfect Bliss'
Samantha Mumba - 'Always Come Back To Your Love'
Samantha Mumba - 'Baby Come On Over'
Westlife - 'Queen Of My Heart'
Westlife - 'Uptown Girl'

Best Irish Rock Single
WINNER - U2 - 'Walk On'

Ash - 'Burn Baby Burn'
The Revs - 'Alone With You'
U2 - 'Beautiful Day'
U2 - 'Elevation'
U2 - 'Walk On'

Best Folk Artist
WINNER - Christy Moore

Mary Black
Luka Bloom
Tommy Fleming
Christy Moore
Francis Black

Best Newcomer
WINNER - The Revs

Bellefire
Damien Rice
David Kitt
Gemma Hayes
Marc Carroll
Maria Doyle Kennedy
Reel
The Revs
Stewart Dot Doogan

Best Irish Country Artist
WINNER - Daniel O'Donnell

Lifetime Achievement Award
WINNER - Paul Brady

Humanitarian Award 2002
WINNER - Christina Noble

Irish Industry Award
WINNER - Paul McGuinness
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