RHCP were nominated for the Viva Comet Awards in 2002 (add in OS’s screen cap if get permission)
The Video for By The Way has been nominated for the most prestigious award in the industry: The MTV- VMA Award – Category: Best Direction – Only a few days after its release By The Way had already been nominated for the “Comet2002” Awards , hosted by music channel “VIVA” TV and ZDF Second German Television.
Awards ceremony will take place at the POKOMM Fair between 15th and 17th of August, underlined by special live performances by guests Alanis Morissette,Ronan Keating and others.
Tickets can be obtained online for € 15 from the VIVA homepage – TV airing times for those who cannot attend are :
ZDF: Sa, 17.8.02 14h
VIVA: Sa, 17.8.02 20h
VIVA PLUS: So, 18.8.02 20h
According the The Viva Comet Wiki page, RHCP were nominated for both best Live Act & Best Rock Act:
Live Act: Die Toten Hosen, Jeanette, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Sarah Connor, Sasha
Rock Act: Linkin Park, Nickelback, POD, Puddle of Mudd, Red Hot Chili Peppers
According the same source, RHCP were also nominated for best Rock Act the following year in 2003:
HIM, Linkin Park,Marilyn Manson, Metallica, Red Hot Chili Peppers