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Thursday, 7 June, 2001, 09:04 GMT 10:04 UK
Triple dance award success for Spiller
Spiller come out on top once again
Charttopper Spiller and DJ Carl Cox emerged triumphant at the Dancestar Awards 2001, set up to recognise the best in dance music.

Spiller, featuring lead singer Sophie Ellis-Bextor, were named best house act and best chart act.

Their single Groovejet (If This Ain't Love) was also a winner, picking up the worldwide record of the year prize.

Fatboy Slim
Fatherhood has not stopped Fatboy Slim's winning streak
The group famously beat Victoria Beckham to the number one slot last summer despite a massive publicity drive by Posh Spice.

Cox picked up a two titles as best club DJ and outstanding contribution to worldwide dance music at London's Alexandra Palace.

Television presenter Gail Porter hosted the ceremony, aided by DJs Erick Morillo and Brandon Block.


Fatboy Slim, aka Norman Cook, who was nominated in five categories, was handed the best breakbeat/eclectic award.

'Virtual' band Gorillaz won two awards for best video for Clint Eastwood and best marketing campaign following the success of their debut single and album.

Sonique has won a host of awards this year
The best radio DJ award went to Pete Tong for his long running Essential Selection show on Radio 1.

The best album category was won by Daft Punk for Discovery while Brit award winner Sonique was named dance star of the year.

Ibiza nightclub Space was picked up the best club while Liverpool venue Cream won best club night for Bugged Out.

The huge New Year's Eve party hosted by Ministry at the Millennium Dome was celebrated as the best one-off event.

Full list of winners:

Best chart act - Spiller
Best album - Discovery by Daft Punk
Best house act - Spiller
Best garage act - Wookie feat. Lain
Best trance act - Timo Maas feat. Martin Bettinghaus
Best breakbeat/eclectic act - Fatboy Slim
Best producer - MJ Cole
Best compilation album - The Chill Out Session by Ministry of Sound
Best video - Clint Eastwood by Gorillaz
Best publication - DJ
Best website -
Best club DJ - Carl Cox
Best event - Ministry
Best radio DJ - Pete Tong
Best club night - Bugged Out at Cream
Best club - Space in Ibiza
Dance star of the year - Sonique
Best breakthrough act - Darude
Worldwide record of the year - Groovejet (if this ain't love) by Spiller
Best underground act - Future Shock
Best label - Hooj Choons
Outstanding contribution to worldwide dance music - Carl Cox
Industry person of the year - Matt Priest
Best marketing campaign - Gorillaz

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