29 Mar '11, 8am

Take That wins an Echo

BERLIN: British boy band Take That proved that the group has still got the charm with their latest win at Germany's Echo Awards on March 25. The popular 90's pop-group, which split up in 1996 and reunited in 2006, bagged the Best International Rock-Pop Act, beating out younger bands like The Black Eyed Peas and Kings of Leon and even veteran band Bon Jovi. Thanking their fans, Robbie Williams said, "Germany is incredibly good to us." But the band is not the only big name to triumph in Berlin. American rapper Eminem walked away with the award for Best Hip-Hop Artist while Hawaiian singer Israel "IZ" Kamakawiwo'ole took home the Hit of the Year award. The Echo Awards, which is Germany's most prestigious music award, honours the best in the German and International music scene. The two-decade-old award ceremony also played host to a number of international and German musical ...

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