News Pop / Rock 03/09/2005

Delta Kicks Off Her Shoes + Picks Up The World Music Award For Oz's Highest Selling Artist!



SYDNEY, Australia (SONY BMG Music Australia) - Topping off a week of highs that started with her live performance on NBC's Today show at Rockerfeller Plaza in New York, Delta Goodrem put on yet another dazzling show at the 2005 World Music Awards last night in LA, before accepting the award for Best Selling Artist - Australia.
She might have been performing for an estimated TV audience of one billion people around the globe, but Delta Goodrem stayed true to herself and her long-time Australian fans at the 2005 World Music Awards last night, performing her usual relaxed ritual of kicking off her heels as she sat down at the piano to deliver yet another brilliant rendition of her US airplay debut single, 'Lost Without You'.

Joining the likes of Destiny's Child, Mariah Carey, Amerie, Usher and Santana on the star-studded line-up to perform at the Awards, held at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood, Los Angeles, Delta was also honoured for her outstanding achievements in music, taking out the award for Best Selling Artist - Australia for the second year running.

Her win and performance at the 2005 WMA's caps off a phenomenal and defining week for the superstar singer/songwriter, who set tongues wagging earlier in the week with a knockout performance of 'Lost Without You' on NBC's Today Show, broadcast live from the Rockefeller Plaza in New York to an estimated five million US viewers.

Australian music industry icon and one of Delta's long-time friends, Molly Meldrum, was on hand in NYC to introduce her US Today show appearance to Channel Seven's Sunrise viewers back here in Australia - head for the gallery on Delta's official website www.deltagoodrem.com to check out some of the snaps!

The 2005 World Music Awards will be televised in the US on the ABC network on September 13, and in over 160 other countries at later dates - please check your local listing for more information.

Delta's forthcoming US debut album, 'Born To Try', will be released on October 25.

The 2005 Music Award Winners
Pop Group: Destiny's Child
Pop Female Artist: Mariah Carey
Pop Male Artist: 50 Cent
New Female Artist: Gwen Stefani
New Male Artist: The Game
New Group: The Killers
R&B Artist: Mariah Carey
R&B Group: Destiny's Child
Pop/Rock Artist: Eminem
Rock Artist: U2
Rap/Hip-Hop Artist: Eminem

Best-selling Female Group of All Time: Destiny's Child
Male Entertainer of the Year: Usher
Female Entertainer of the Year: Mariah Carey
Best-Selling Touring Band: The Rolling Stones

Diamond Award: Bon Jovi
Legend Award: Carlos Santana

Best-selling Artist/Australia: Delta Goodrem
Best-selling Artist/England: Coldplay
Best-selling Artist/Netherlands: Within Temptation
Best-selling Artist/Russia: Philip Kirkorov
Best-selling Artist/Germany: Rammstein
Best-selling Artist/Lebanon: Elissa
Best-selling Artist/Italy: Biagio Antonacci
Best-selling Artist/Switzerland: DJ Bobo
Best-selling Artist/Spain: Alejandro
Best-selling Artist/France: Raphael
Best-selling Artist/Greece: Sakis
Best-selling Artist/Japan: Ayumi Hamasaki
Best-selling Artist/Canada: Michael Buble






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