Dutch DJ Tiesto, singer MARCO BORSATO and urban act LANG FRANS + BASS B were the big winners at the 10th THE MUSIC FACTORY (TMF) AWARDS in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, on Friday (01APR05).

Trance mixmeister Tiesto, whose real name is TIJS VERWEST, was named Best Dance Act, Best Single and also the recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award.

Solo star Borsato picked up two main trophies - Best Dutch Male Artist and the coveted Artist Of The Decade gong.

Performances on the night came from Borsato, English jazz prodigy JAMIE CULLUM, and American R+B singers Mario and Kelis.

International awards were handed out to Usher, Destiny's Child and GOOD CHARLOTTE.

The full list of winners are:

Best Dutch Male Artist: MARCO BORSATO

Best Dutch Female Artist: Anouk

Best Pop Act: DI-RECT

Best Rock Act: WITHIN TEMPTATIONS

Best Dance Act: TIESTO

Best Urban Act: LANG FRANS + BASS B

Best New Artist: ALI B

Best Video: LANG FRANS + BASS B for ZINLOOS

Best Single: TIESTO

Artist Of The Decade: MARCO BORSATO

Lifetime Achievement Award: TIESTO

Best International Male Artist: USHER

Best International Female Artist: Anastacia

Best International Pop Group: DESTINY'S CHILD

Best International Rock Act: Good Charlotte

Best International Dance Act: SPECIAL D

Best International Urban Act: Alicia Keys

Best International New Artist: Natasha Bedingfield

Best International Video: Faithless for I WANT MORE

Best UK Artist: Girls Aloud.

03/04/2005 14:25