Unfortunately the transcript doesn’t indicate who said what, but Justin talked most of the time when Mandy Moore, Jessica Simpson, and Dream presented them the award.
I think we had no idea we were going to win this.
I think Fatboy Slim was robbed, honestly.
We want to thank Wayne for making a great video and most of all thank our lord up above. The privilege every day we have on this planet.
Man, this is kind of shocking. Our families, Johnny, who is like a second father to us.
Clive. The record company, Barry, our moms, our dads, our families. I think, like they said before, I think it’s really important to celebrate the gift of life. All right. Let’s celebrate the gift of life wade played a big part in this video. Thank you, wade.
I love you.
See y’all later.
NSYNC Cancels VMA Afterparty
September 6, 2001 – The New York Daily News reports *NSYNC has cancelled their plans for a Video Music Award after party at the China Club in New York tonight after the tragic death of Aaliyah on August 25. In addition, a source told MSNBC’s Jeannette Walls Lance Bass’ reasoning for not attending any afterparty saying, “MTV is going to have a tribute to Aaliyah. Lance thinks it’s in bad taste to go whooping it up after that.” Bass does plan on attending pre-VMA parties though according to Walls.
NSYNC Plunges Further, Drops To #15 In Charts
September 4, 2001 – R&B Dominated album sales this week as 5 of the top 6 albums were from R&B acts, with Slipknot’s Iowa the only non-R&B act. Aaliyah’s tragic death helped catapult her album sales 800% for the week to land at #1, barely edging Mary J. Blige’s new album, No More Drama.
NSYNC saw further sales erosion as Celebrity sales dropped another 26% for the week with the group clearing 94,208 albums.
NSYNC Hotline Game Due Out November 1
September 4, 2001 – A PC game featuring NSYNC will hit stores November 1. The game is officially licensed by the band and features their own voices and never seen footage of the guys.
Included in the CD:
Five fun games include Quick Change, Bowling, Make-a-Move, Trivia and Charity Challenge
Exclusive video and voice clips of the band
Two modes of play for expanded gameplay
Create and email customized N-Sync greeting cards