Velvet Revolver, Usher + Kanye Pick Up Playboy Prizes

VELVET REVOLVER, KANYE WEST, USHER and RAY CHARLES have more to celebrate after picking up GRAMMYS on Sunday night (13FEB05) - they've all claimed PLAYBOY honours too.

Velvet Revolver have claimed the Best Rock Act in the men's magazine's annual Readers Poll, while West picked up Best Hip-Hop Act and Usher Best Song for YEAH!

Late Ray Charles, who was a big winner at the Grammys, claimed the publication's Best Jazz Act prize.

The full list of winners is:

Best Rock - VELVET REVOLVER

Best Hip-Hop - KANYE WEST

Best Song - YEAH! by USHER

Best World Music - CAPLETON

Best Jazz - RAY CHARLES

Best Electronic - FATBOY SLIM

Best Live Act - BEASTIE BOYS

Best Country - GRETCHEN WILSON

Best Reissue - BLACK BOX by BLACK SABBATH

Best Soundtrack - METALLICA: SOME KIND OF MONSTER by METALLICA

Next Big Thing - THE KILLERS

Biggest Disappointment - LENNY KRAVITZ

Hall of Fame - DAVID BOWIE.

15/02/2005 03:08

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