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Apparently the Sugar Babes are gonna sing YNWA with the Liverpool team.
I saw this wind up on a few other boards and it never happened

apparently Timmy Cahill co presented an award.

Sorry for the overreaction but I still havent forgiven that fat blimp Monseratt Caballe (Sp?) singing YNWA at the Tall Ships opera thing in 1984.

In other rumors - Beyonce was seen stocking up her wardrobe in Primark before she headed back to the Adelphi :lol:
 

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Sir Paul McCartney was honoured in a special award - the Ultimate Legend Award - which was presented to him by U2's Bono.

Bono said he was there to bestow the "first, last and only MTV Ultimate Award".

He said: "For someone like me who makes his living in rock and roll to be asked to say a few words about Paul McCartney is like asking a Catholic priest if he wouldn't mind stopping off in Rome to give an award to St Peter.

"This is the man who invented my job", he added "In the universe of rock and roll, the Beatles were the Big Bang.

"Tonight is about how much Liverpool means to Paul McCartney and how much Paul McCartney means to Liverpool.

"From the Cavern Club, to the Liverpool Institute, to Penny Lane, this is the city where he was born and bred, this is the city that gave him his attitude and this is the city that gave him his inspiration."

The award recognised Sir Paul as one of the most formative influences on the global music scene and as a founding father helping Liverpool earn the recent accolade as Most Musical City in the UK.
 

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Absolutely fantastic wasn't it - Town was absolutely heaving at tea-time and around midnight.

True of Macca to be driving Bono around and pointing out places where he hung around, lived and went to school - no primma donna - white leather suites or pink flowered dressing rooms and airs and graces about this fella who started out in a sweaty dank cellar and prostitute ridden German dockland. He even turned up at Live Aid in his normal car in the car park while others had private jets and chauffeur driven limos.

Brilliant that one of our own took that accolade and the loudest roars of approval were rightly reserved for him as he spoke fondly of his extended family, Liverpool and his 3 other mates who 'done not too bad'.

What a coup for the city this was.
 

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MTV Awards triumph for Liverpool
Nov 7 2008

LIVERPOOL conquered the music world as it pulled off a blistering MTV awards show at the ECHO Arena.

Last night the city had the lot . . . international stars and worldwide TV coverage, stunningly showcased at the ECHO arena.

Thousands of music fans watched the awards ceremony live and an estimated 30 million viewers are thought to have tuned in to watch on MTV’s channels across the world.

Figures are still being calculated, but it is estimated that the awards generated up to £10m in extra revenue for the city – plus more than £30m of free publicity.

Sir Paul McCartney was handed his Ultimate Legend award by Bono, Rick Astley was crowned Best Act Ever and President Obama was hailed the saviour of all nations.

But today there was only one overall winner . . . and that was LIVERPOOL.
I don't think we can argue with the last bit,it was without doubt another resounding success.:banana::banana:
 

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I saw this wind up on a few other boards and it never happened

apparently Timmy Cahill co presented an award.

Sorry for the overreaction but I still havent forgiven that fat blimp Monseratt Caballe (Sp?) singing YNWA at the Tall Ships opera thing in 1984.
In other rumors - Beyonce was seen stocking up her wardrobe in Primark before she headed back to the Adelphi :lol:
:lol:

YNWA operatic sounds lovely, 3 tenors did it as well, Love that version.
 

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Ratings -

189,000 (audience share of 1.13%) at 9pm on MTV ONE plus an additional 37,000 (0.34%) at 10pm on MTV ONE +1. That's a combined audience of 227,000 which is up by 159% on last years ratings of 73,000. Add in the audiences from the other MTV and VH-1 branded channels, and it was probably a very successful night for the awards, and by extension Liverpool in terms of exposure.
 

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It’s our time, It’s our place
Nov 7 2008

THE World and his wife came to Liverpool yesterday.

They woke up in the plush, modern hotels that have sprung up, smart and proud across the city.

Yet for many there was no room at the inn – not a single bed was left un-booked.

Later they strolled out into Europe’s biggest shopping development, the £900m Liverpool ONE, and bought sparkling outfits in glistening chrome-clad megastores or edgy designer boutiques.

They dined in style at high-quality restaurants, choosing from a vast range of international food in swish high-street chains or cracking local bistros.

Then they glanced nervously at their watches and walked quickly down to the rejuvenated waterfront with its burgeoning leisure and residential scene and newly-opened canal link.

Dark against the night sky was the evolving form of the city’s new £67m Museum of Liverpool, scheduled to open in 2010.

They entered a £146m Arena that day after day welcomes sell-out crowds to see acts that previously dared venture no further west than Manchester.

They witnessed a cavalcade of international talent while in homes across the world the images of glamour, creativity and a revitalised Liverpool played to millions.

Afterwards they straightened their clothes and partied into the small hours at numerous and effortlessly elegant bars across the city.

They went home tired, happy, and mightily impressed.

The MTV European Music Awards paid homage to Sir Paul McCartney and handed trophies to the current. generation of musical legends.

But the real winner was Liverpool.

Our city has been on the threshold of modern greatness for a year. Was last night the night we opened the door?
 

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You know off the back of this, I think we should start throwing our hat into the ring for other awards shows - even ones that aren't necessarily looking to change their host city. Take the Brit Awards as a for instance. There is no reason whatsoever why this show could not and should not be taken out of London. Although the 2009 awards are already being arranged, we should let it be known to the organisers that we want to be considered as host city for 2010. After last night, they may not be as surprised when they receive an unsolicited invitation to stage their event here. It may not always work, but if Capital of Culture and all that has resulted from it has proved anything, it's that we are much better off by chancing our arm than we are by admitting defeat without giving it a go.
 

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See MTV think the spanish lad for Everton is called Mikel Artota

Anyone got the video of YNWA being sung by the sugarbabes
 

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A few of last night's performances for those that couldn't watch -

Katy Perry - I Kissed A Girl (including her intro) and Hot 'n' Cold

Take That - Greatest Day

The Killers - Human (probably the most visually impressive performance)

Kanye West and Estelle - American Boy

P!nk - So What
 
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