, the Raconteurs and George Clinton
were among the big winners at the 18th Annual Detroit Music Awards, held Friday night at Michigan's Fillmore Detroit. The highlight of the show was the reunion of Ted Nugent
with the original members of the Amboy Dukes after 40 years.
The reunited artists, who performed at the Fillmore Detroit event, also received a Distinguished Achievement Award. The Raconteurs received Outstanding Major Label Album for 2008's "Consolers of the Lonely," while Rock's 2008 hit "All Summer Long" was named Outstanding National Single, Contactmusic.com reports.
Funk singer Clinton's package "George Clinton and the Gangsters of Love" bagged Outstanding National Small/Independent Label Recording, while "Motown: The Complete No. 1's" box set was the winner in the Outstanding Anthology/Compilation/Reissue category.Kid Rock
protege Ty Stone took two awards, including best rock-pop artist, while frontman Whitey Morgan grabbed three country honors. Among the other winners was Sponge frontman Vinnie Dombroski