MTV Europe Music Awards
Originally posted on September 28, 2005 12:02 AM
British bands Coldplay and Gorillaz look set to be the big winners at the MTV Europe Music Awards after securing five nominations each.
British hopes are also resting on newcomer James Blunt. The ex-soldier is up for Best Song for the hit You're Beautiful, Best New Act, and Best UK and Ireland Act.
Despite disappointing reviews of their new album X&Y in the US, Chris Martin's Coldplay are vying for Best Group, Best Rock, Best Song for Speed of Sound, Best Album and Best UK and Ireland Act.
Gorillaz, the animated band created by Damon Albarn, are up for Best Group, Best Song, Best Video for Feel Good Inc, Best Pop, and Best UK and Ireland Act.
The awards are to be hosted by Sacha Baron Cohen, creator of Ali G, in his guise as Kazakhstani journalist Borat Sagdiyev.
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