Thursday Express - Spiller Dominates DanceStar 2001 Awards





Fatboy Slim, Daft Punk and Wookie were all winners at last
night's DanceStar 2001 awards, but the grand champion of the evening was Spiller,
who took home 3 awards. The Italian producer won the awards in the categories of
Best House Act, Best Chart Act and Record of the Year for "Groovejet (If This Ain't
Love)" featuring ex-Theaudience frontwoman Sophie Ellis-Bextor on
vocals. Fatboy took home the award for Best Breakbeat/Eclectic Act for
"Sunset (Bird Of Prey)" while french house masters Daft Punk's Discovery led the field in
the Best Album category.


The full winners list for the festivities held at the Alexandria Palace in London:

DanceStar of the Year: Sonique

Record Of The Year: Spiller, "Groovejet (If This Ain't Love)"

Best Album: Daft Punk, Discovery

Best Trance Act: Timo Maas

Best Chart Act: Spiller

Best Breakbeat/Eclectic Act: Fatboy Slim

Best Garage Act: Wookie

Best House Act: Spiller

Best Producer: MJ Cole

Best Breakthrough Act: Darude

Best Radio DJ: Pete Tong

Best Club DJ: Carl Cox

Outstanding Contribution to Worldwide Dance Music: Carl Cox

Lifetime Achievement Award: Danny Tenaglia



Source: MTV Online

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Thursday Express - Spiller Dominates DanceStar 2001 Awards