June 1, 2002
'Lady Marmalade' and Christina win at
2002 ALMA Awards, MTV Japan, and MVPA
Marmalade' has once again shown its staying power, winning a 2002
ALMA Award for Christina for Outstanding Song in A Motion Picture
Soundtrack. This is Christina's second ALMA Award having won for
Best New Artist in 2000.
The National Council of La Raza (NCLR) holds
the American Latino Media Arts Awards annually to recognize the
achievements of Latino artists in music, televison and motion pictures.
The awards, held at the historic Shrine
Auditorium in Los Angeles, were broadcast on ABC-TV on Saturday,
June 1, 2002.
'Lady Marmalade' also picked up awards at
the first-ever MTV Japan Video Music Awards 2002 for Best Video
From A Film and the 2002 Music Video Production Association Awards
(MVPA) for Best Styling.
February 28, 2002
'Lady Marmalade' wins Grammy Award -
Christina and the 'Ladies' perform live
the elite club of 'three-time Grammy winner' on Wednesday night,
February 27 as 'Lady Marmalade,' the phenomenally successful single
Christina recorded with Lil' Kim, Mya, Pink, and Missy Elliot from
'Moulin Rouge' won Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals. Read
the full story
January 21, 2001
'Lady Marmalade' wins My VH1,
Radio Music and Billboard Video Awards; World's Best-selling single
The ladies of 'Moulin Rouge' continue to
rack up honors. 'Lady Marmalade' has won two 2001 My VH1 Awards
for Is It Hot in Here or Is It Just My Video? and My Favorite Video.
awards ceremony was held on Sunday, December 2, 2001 at the Shrine
Auditorium in Los Angeles.
Video director Paul Hunter also won the
2001 Billboard Video Award for Director of the Year in November
2001 for his work on 'Lady Marmalade.'
In addition, 'Lady M' added a
2001 Radio Music Award
of the Year: Top 40 - Pop Radio
its growing trophy case. Read
the full story
The video placed #3 on MTV's TRL's Year-end
Countdown and #24 on Billboard's Hot 100 of 2001 chart.
Plus: 'Lady Marmalade' is officially the
World's Best-selling Single of 2001 moving 5.2 million copies all
over the globe.
Also: 'Moulin Rouge' was voted one of the
Best Soundtracks of 2001 in Rolling Stone's annual Readers' Poll,
and Craig Armstrong won Best Original Score for 'Moulin Rouge' at
this year's Golden Globe Awards.
- Al Gomes and A. Michelle
September 6, 2001
'Lady Marmalade' wins two MTV Video Music
powerhouse pop/hip hop quartet of Christina, Mya, Lil' Kim
and Pink won two awards at the 18th annual MTV Video Music Awards.
Paul Hunter directed the video remake of
'Lady Marmalade' which won two of its six nominations, taking
Best Video of the Year and Best Video from a Film. 'Lady Marmalade'
was also nominated for: Best Dance Video, Best Pop Video, Best Choreography
in a Video, and Best Art Direction in a Video.
This gives Christina a career total of eleven
nominations for the VMAs. This is the first MTV VMA win for Christina,
Pink and Mya. Lil Kim received a VMA in 1999.
'I guess the big
hair paid off!' joked Christina. 'Oh, my god, you guys. I wanted
one so bad. Thanks to Paul Hunter for making an incredible video.
Trish Somerville for designing the whole video. You did a great
job. Who else, who else? Tina Landon, the choreographer.'
was interviewed with Lil' Kim, and Pink on the Video Music Awards
red carpet where they were asked if they'd work together again.
Christina said, 'Of course, this is the closest I get to be in a
'I can honestly say that I was going to be utterly disappointed
if I didn't win something with the girls. I am so proud of this
video. It was so much fun - we had a blast. Honestly this is the
most fun video I've ever made.'
Pop's diva dream team stuck together all
night long. Arriving in one limo, the ladies interviewed together,
sat together (right behind VMA vanguard winners U2) and presented
together for Best Male Video.
The femme fab four even partied together, only splitting up the
gang in the wee hours of the morning at a VMA after-party.
When MTV's red carpet reporter Chris Connelly
asked them how they would split up the moonman if they won, Christina
joked, 'They better give us each one of our own!'
The 2001 VMAs were held on Thursday,
September 6, 2001 in New York City at the Metropolitan Opera House.
The show first aired on MTV.
- A. Michelle and Al Gomes with
reports from MTV
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