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2008-11-07 12:00:12

U.S. pop star Britney Spears won the prizes for album and act of the year at the 2008 MTV Europe Music Awards in Liverpool. Spears did not attend Thursday's ceremony because she was in Los Angeles making a cameo on stage at a Madonna concert.


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cassation
  • The abrogation of a law by a higher authority; annulment.
  • In music, during the eighteenth century, a song or an instrumental piece similar to the serenade, intended for performance in the open air.
The word 'cassation' comes from the French 'cassation', from Latin 'casso' ("destroy, annul").
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