Posted by Robert
Rap News Network
8/8/2003 7:04:03 PM
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MIAMI BEACH, Fla. - 50 Cent won four awards Friday night at the Billboard R&B-Hip-Hop Awards, including top artist, while his mentor Eminem took home three honors, including top album.
50 Cent was honored as top artist, male artist, new artist and singles artist. Eminem won top album and rap album for "The Eminem Show," plus albums artist.
R. Kelly's single "Ignition" won top single and singles sales.
Aaliyah, who died in a Bahamas plane crash in two years ago, won the female artist award. She was nominated for five awards last year but was not among the winners.
The winners were:
Album: The Eminem Show, Eminem
Single: "Ignition," R. Kelly
Artist: 50 Cent
Male artist: 50 Cent
Female artist: Aaliyah
Duo or Group: Clipse
New artist: 50 Cent
Singles Artist: 50 Cent
Albums Artist: Eminem
Rap Album: The Eminem Show, Eminem
Singles Sales: "Ignition," R. Kelly
Singles Airplay: "Love of My Life," Erykah Badu featuring Common
Rap Track: "Dilemma," Nelly featuring Kelly Rowland
Songwriter: Robert Kelly
Producer: The Neptunes
Major Label: Island Def Jam Music Group
Independent Label: Koch
R&B Founder's award: Betty Wright
Hip-Hop Founder's award: Grandmaster Flash
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