[an error occurred while processing this directive]
BBC News
watch One-Minute World News
Last Updated: Friday, 1 September 2006, 07:42 GMT 08:42 UK
In pictures: MTV Music Video Awards

Christina Aguilera

The MTV Music Video Awards have been held in New York, with stars such as Christina Aguilera taking to the stage.

Peter Wentz from Fall Out Boy, with a monkey

Fall Out Boy collected the viewers' choice award for their song Dance, Dance, beating Kelly Clarkson and Shakira.

Panic! At The Disco and dancers

Punk quartet Panic! at the Disco won the prestigious video of the year award for I Write Sins Not Tragedies.

Jack Black

Awards show presenter Jack Black spiced up the event, which was held at Radio City Music Hall.

Shakira and dancers

Shakira won best choreography for her video Hips Don't Lie - but missed out in six other categories.

Beyonce Knowles

Beyonce Knowles took best R&B video for Check on It, while Kelly Clarkson's Because of You was best female video.

James Blunt

James Blunt was one of the few artists to win two awards, scooping best male video and best cinematography.

Jennifer Lopez

Jennifer Lopez was among the stars presenting awards on a night that saw nominee Madonna go home empty-handed.

Pussycat Dolls

The Pussycat Dolls celebrated their MTV Music Video Award for Buttons, which was named dance video of the year.

OK Go, with exercise machines

Rock group OK Go decided to use exercise running machines as part of their performance at the ceremony.

Justin Timberlake

Justin Timberlake opened the show by performing two songs from his new album FutureSex/LoveSounds.

Newcomers scoop MTV award glory
01 Sep 06 |  Entertainment
MTV Video Music Awards: Winners
01 Sep 06 |  Entertainment

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external internet sites

Has China's housing bubble burst?
How the world's oldest clove tree defied an empire
Why Royal Ballet principal Sergei Polunin quit


Americas Africa Europe Middle East South Asia Asia Pacific