HOST PETE WENTZ JOINED ON STAGE BY SURPRISE GUEST – WIFE ASHLEE SIMPSON-WENTZ
Nesian Mystik Take Out ‘Best Kiwi’ Award
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SCREENING OF RED CARPET AND MAIN
Saturday 28th March at 5.30pm and Sunday 29th March at 7pm
on MTV NZ Channel 60 SKY Digital
AUCKLAND , MARCH 28 2009: P!nk, Jessica Mauboy, Nesian Mystik, Katy Perry, T.I. feat. Rihanna, Fall Out Boy, The Ian Carey Project, Britney Spears and Sneaky Sound System triumphed at the Vodafone MTV Australia Awards 2009, winning one Moon-Man apiece.
The Awards kicked off with a spectacular live performance of Spaceman by The Killers and, putting rumours to rest,host Pete Wentz was joined by a surprise guest wife Ashlee Simpson-Wentz. The newlyweds proved they were still very much in the ‘honey moon period’ up as they got hot and heavy live on stage - and the surprises didn’t stop there as guests were treated to an old school jam of Ice Ice Baby with iconic wordsmithVanilla Ice (Rob Van Winkle) andWentz.
All of the Awards live performances by artists includingThe Fray, Jessica Mauboy, Sia and Kaiser Chiefs took place against MTV Australia’s most spectacular set to date. Aussie rockers Wolfmother performed a world debut of their new song Backround before its free release on www.wolfmother.com and rock giants Kings Of Leon performed a cross by satellite to screaming fans from theirsold out concert inWellington, New Zealand.
Presenters at the Vodafone MTV Australia Awards 2009 included; Audrina Patridge, Delta Goodrem, Brian McFadden, Dannii Minogue, Lara Bingle, Mark Hoppus, Rhys Darby, Ashlee Simpson, Vanilla Ice (Rob Van Winkle) andRobbie Maddison.
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MTV AUSTRALIA AWARDS 2009
P!nk – So What Sony Music
BEST AUSSIE LABEL
Jessica Mauboy Sony Music
BEST KIWI (NZ VOTERS ONLY) LABEL
Nesian Mystik Universal Music
Katy Perry EMI
BEST COLLABORATION LABEL
Live Your life - T.I. feat. Rihanna Warner Music
BEST ROCK VIDEO LABEL
Fall Out Boy - I Don't Care Universal Music
BEST DANCE VIDEO LABEL
The Ian Carey Project – Get Shaky Vicious
BEST MOVES LABEL
Britney Spears - Circus Sony Music
INDEPENDENT SPIRIT LABEL
Sneaky Sound System Whack
Music fans can go to the MTV Australia website www.mtv.com.au/vodafonemtvawards to see all the action from the Red Carpet and Main Show as well as backstage gossip and interviews from the night.
In a first for MTV Networks Australia, Vodafone has secured the naming rights sponsorship of the Vodafone MTV Australia Awards 2009 in a landmark two year brand partnership announced in December 2008.