Britney Spears, Kylie Minogue, Christina Aguilera, Dido, Blue, Dannii Minogue, Madonna, and Laura Pausini were on hand for the French NRJ Music Awards ceremony during the annual Midem music conference at the Palais des Festivals on Saturday (January 24) in Cannes, France. Check out pictures from WireImage, GettyImages (show / arrivals) and RexFeatures.
ARIA Chart Update
January 26, 2004 – Outkasts ‘Hey Ya’ remains at number 1 for the second week, new entry ‘Here without you’ by 3 doors down enters at the number 2 spot, pushing Kelis’s milkshake to number 3. Christina Aguilera’s ‘The voice within’ debuts at number 9, while ‘Me Myself and I’ By Beyonce debuts at number 11. In the album charts after 37 weeks in, Evanescence’s ‘Fallen’ gets the number 1 spot, pushing Delta Goodrem down to number 3. Kylie Minogue continues her rapid fall down the charts, this week coming in at a number 42 with her album ‘Body Language’.
Brit Awards All-Star Hosting Hopes Being Dashed
January 21, 2004 – The Mirror reports that Kylie Minogue, after receiving only one Brit Award nomination, has turned down a request to be a star presenter of next month’s event. *NSYNC star Justin Timberlake also has turned down an invitation after refusing to perform with Duran Duran. “Trying to pin down six presenters is proving to be a nightmare,” an industry insider complained.