Homegrown talent DELTA GOODREM and THE VERONICAS ruled at the 2008 MTV Australia Awards on Saturday (26Apr08), taking home the top awards of the night.
Pop star Goodrem edged out international acts like Foo Fighters, Fergie and 50 Cent to claim the Video of the Year prize for her hit song Believe Again, while duo The Veronicas scooped the Australian Artist award.
Superproducer Timbaland was named International Artist of the Year, after scoring a string of hit collaborations including Apologize with OneRepublic and The Way I Are with Keri Hilson, and Pink emerged victorious in the Live Performer of the Year category, having won over audiences with her I'm Not Dead Tour last year (07).
The ceremony, which was presented by Wyclef Jean, saw performances by rappers 50 Cent and Eve, while actress-turned-rocker Juliette Lewis also hit the stage with her band Juliette and The Licks.
Other celebrities in attendance at Sydney's Australian Technology Park included former The O.C. star Mischa Barton, socialite Kim Kardashian and British pop sensation Leona Lewis.
The full list of winners is as follows:
Video of the Year - Delta Goodrem, Believe Again
Australian Artist - The Veronicas
New Zealand Artist - Scribe
International Artist of the Year - Timbaland
Live Performer of the Year - Pink, I'm Not Dead Tour
Best Movie Star - Matt Damon
Best Sports Star - Mick Fanning
Television Moment - Chaser's War On Everything, APEC 2007 stunt
Good Karma - Earth Hour
Remake - William Weatheritt, Ja'mie's End-of-Term Shopping Spree.