R Kelly Wins Big At Hip-Hop Awards
R KELLY put his legal worries aside to dominate the BILLBOARD R+B/HIP-HOP AWARDS on Friday night (06AUG04).
The R+B icon, who is currently facing charges of filming himself having sex with a minor, picked up seven of the eight awards he was nominated for, including R+B/Hip-Hop Songwriter, Producer, R+B/Hi-Hop Male Artist and R+B/Hip-Hop Singles Artist.
OUTKAST and BEYONCE also won multiple awards at the ceremony in Miami, Florida.
OutKast claimed four gongs, with their hit SPEAKERBOXXX/THE LOVE BELOW double album claiming the R+B/Hip-Hop Album and Rap Album prizes.
Beyonce was named R+B/Hip-Hop New Artist and R+B/Hip-Hop Female Artist.
Other winners on the night included AMERICAN IDOL champion RUBEN STUDDARD and LIL' JON + THE EAST SIDE BOYZ.
Soul great ISAAC HAYES and rapper KRS-ONE were named Founders Awards honorees in R+B and hip-hop, respectively.09/08/2004 02:31