Marilyn Manson and 'N Sync Top Billboard Music Video Awards; Matchbox 20 Picks Up FAN.tastic Video Viewers Choice Award

Nov 07, 1998, 00:00 ET from The Billboard Music Video Awards

    LOS ANGELES, Nov. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Eccentric hard rocker Marilyn Manson
 and dance sensation 'N Sync each won two awards at the star studded Billboard
 Music Video Awards, held last night at the Sheraton Universal in Los Angeles.
 Marilyn Manson's "The Dope Show" was awarded the Maximum Vision Clip of the
 Year, given to the video which most advances an act's career, and Best Hard
 Rock/Metal Clip of the Year.  "I Want You Back (Big Red Remix)" earned 'N Sync
 kudos for Best Dance Clip and Best Dance New Artist Clip.  Matchbox 20's
 "3 A.M." picked up the FAN.tastic Video Award, chosen online by over
 10,000 voters exclusively through Billboard Online,
     The night's other award winners included: Best Pop Clip -- Will Smith,
 "Just The Two Of Us"; Best Pop New Artist Clip -- Natalie Imbruglia, "Torn";
 Best Country Clip -- Shania Twain, "You're Still The One"; Best Country New
 Artist Clip -- Dixie Chicks, "Wide Open Spaces"; Best R&B/Urban Clip -- Brandy
 & Monica, "The Boy Is Mine"; Best R&B/Urban New Artist Clip -- Lauryn Hill,
 "Doo Wop (That Thing)"; Best Contemporary Christian Clip -- Newsboys,
 "Entertaining Angels"; Best Contemporary Christian New Artist Clip -- Jennifer
 Knapp, "Undo Me"; Best Alternative/Modern Rock Clip -- Beastie Boys,
 "Intergalactic"; Best Alternative/Modern Rock New Artist Clip -- Sean Lennon,
 "Home"; Best Rap Clip -- Busta Rhymes, "Dangerous"; Best Rap New Artist
 Clip -- Black Eyed Peas, "Joints & Jams"; Best Hard Rock/Metal New Artist
 Clip -- Limp Bizkit, "Counterfeit"; Best Jazz/AC Clip -- The Corrs, "Dreams";
 Best Jazz/AC New Artist Clip -- Bic Runga, "Sway"; Director of the Year --
 Paul Hunter.
     The Billboard Music Video Awards, celebrating the achievements of the
 music video industry, was the wrap-up event to the 20th Annual Billboard Music
 Video Conference, a three-day conference where industry professionals analyzed
 the issues facing the visual music video industry.  The Awards were hosted by
 Quest recording artist Tevin Campbell.  Warner Brothers Records, Inc.
 President, Phil Quartararo, delivered the conference's keynote address.

SOURCE The Billboard Music Video Awards