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Last Updated: Friday November 06 2009 07:13 GMT

Beyonce wins at MTV Europe awards


Beyonce was the big winner at the MTV Europe Awards in Berlin, Germany dancing off with three prizes.

She won best single for Halo, best video for Single Ladies and was also named best female as well.

There were also awards for Jay-Z, Eminem, Lady GaGa, Green Day, Linkin Park and Irish rockers U2.

They provided one of the highlights of the night, as they performed a concert on the night, which also marked 20 years since the Berlin Wall came down.

U2 perform in Berlin

Years ago Germany was split into two countries - East and West Germany - and a big wall divided the two countries. When the countries joined together the wall was pulled down.

Now two decades later the MTV Europe Awards were hosted in Berlin, and U2 performed at a place called the Brandenburg Gate, which is one of the most famous landmarks in Europe.

Katy Perry
Best Song - Beyonce - Halo
Best Live Act - U2
Best Group - Tokio Hotel
Best New Act - Lady GaGa
Best Female - Beyonce
Best European Act - maNga
Best Push Artist - Pixie Lott
Best Male - Eminem
Best Urban - Jay-Z
Best Rock - Green Day
Best Alternative - Placebo
Best Video - Beyonce - Single Ladies
Best World Stage Performance - Linkin Park

It's thought around 500 million people around the world tuned in to watch the awards handed out.

Pixie Lott was the only British artists to win an award, grabbing the first ever MTV Push artist prize.

Lott said via video: "It has been a very amazing, crazy year so I want to say thank you to everyone who has voted for me."

But Leona Lewis did make sure Britain was represented on stage, belting out her latest single Happy.