Rap superstar 50 CENT has swept the board at this year's MUSIC OF BLACK
ORIGIN (MOBO) awards - bagging three accolades.
The IN DA CLUB hitmaker was crowned Best Hip Hop Act, and won gongs for
his album GET RICH OR DIE TRYIN' and hit single IN DA CLUB.
Other winners included JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE who was named Best R+B Act and
CHRISTINA AGUILERA who took home the Best Video award for track DIRRTY.
Disco legends KOOL AND THE GANG won the Outstanding Achievement prize at
the ceremony, which took place in London last night (25SEP03) hosted by music
babes BLU CANTRELL and L'IL KIM - who won the Style Icon Award.
One of the biggest surprises of the evening was four-times nominated star
BEYONCE KNOWLES' failure to win any awards.
The full list of winners are:
BEST HIP HOP ACT - 50 CENT
BEST R+B ACT - JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE
BEST ALBUM - 50 CENT, GET RICH OR DIE TRYIN'
BEST VIDEO - CHRISTINA AGUILERA FEATURING REDMAN, DIRRTY
BEST UK ACT - PUNJABI MC and BIG BROVAZ
BEST NEWCOMER - BIG BROVAZ
BEST PRODUCER - THE NEPTUNES
BEST REGGAE ACT - WAYNE WONDER
STYLE ICON - L'IL KIM
BEST GARAGE ACT - LISA MAFFIA
OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD - KOOL + THE GANG.