January 24, 2006 08:07:18 GMT
The Black Eyed Peas were the big winners at this year’s NRJ Awards in Cannes, winning Best International Group and Best International Album
In companion with Madonna, Robbie Williams and Shakira, all of whom won a single award each at this year NRJ Music Awards held Saturday night Jan 21st, 2006, there are also Black Eyed Peas who surprisingly won two awards, to be the big winner at the prestigious music event.
While the music group won Best International Group and Best International Album for "Monkey Business," great musician James Blunt was named Best International Newcomer. Meanwhile, Coldplay's Chris Martin attended the fest to hand Sir Bob Geldof with the Humanitarian award.
Praising Geldof for what he's done, Martin commented "I don't live nearby but I would have traveled miles and miles to have the honor to present this award to a real hero. This person deserves it more than anybody else. Bob is my friend."