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U2 won in three categories of the Meteor Ireland Music Awards at the weekend.



The band won the Best Irish Band, Best Selling Irish Rock Album and Best Irish Songwriter awards, which were presented at a ceremony at the Point Theatre in Dublin.



Christy Moore was honoured with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the show, which featured lived performances by Sinead O'Connor, David Gray and Emmylou Harris.



U2 were not present for the awards as they had already set off for tour rehearsals in Miami.





The complete list of winners at the METEOR IRELAND MUSIC AWARDS was:



BEST SELLING IRISH ALBUM/MALE POP ROCK CATEGORY:

Ronan Keating "Ronan"



BEST INTERNATIONAL DANCE ACT

Morcheeba



BEST SELLING IRISH ALBUM (FEMALE)

Sharon Shannon "The Diamond Mountain Sessions"



BEST IRISH NEWCOMER

JJ72



HOT PRESS ALBUM OF THE YEAR

Emmylou Harris-Red Dirt Girl



MUSIC INDUSTRY AWARD

Louis Walsh



BEST SELLING INTERNATIONAL ALBUM - MALE

David Gray "White Ladder"



BEST SELLING IRISH ROCK ALBUM

U2 "All That You Can't Leave Behind"



BEST SELLING IRISH VIDEO

d'Unbelievables "d'Mother"



BEST SELLING POP ALBUM

Westlife "Coast to Coast"



BEST SELLING IRISH SINGLE - MALE

Mark McCabe "Maniac 2000"



BEST ROCK DJ

Dave Fanning



LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Christy Moore



BEST SELLING IRISH SINGLE - FEMALE

Samantha Mumba "Gotta Tell You"



HOPE FOR 2001

Relish



BEST INTERNATIONAL SONGWRITER

David Gray



BEST IRISH BAND

U2



HUMANITARIAN AWARD

Elton John Foundation



BEST IRISH SONGWRITER

Bono/The Edge



BEST INTERNATIONAL FEMALE - ALBUM

Whitney Houston "The Greatest Hits"



BEST SELLING INTERNATIONAL GROUP - ALBUM

The Beatles "1"



BEST SELLING INTERNATIONAL SINGLE - MALE

Eminem "Stan"



BEST SELLING INTERNATIONAL SINGLE - FEMALE

Leann Rimes "Can't Fight The Moonlight"



BEST SELLING INTERNATIONAL SINGLE - GROUP

Bloodhound Gang "The Bad touch"



BEST SELLING IRISH ALBUM - MALE

Daniel O'Donnell "Faith & Inspiration"

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