Beyonce, Jay-Z Win Big at BET Awards
Wednesday, June 30th 2004, 9:34 am
By: News On 6
LOS ANGELES (AP) _ R&B diva and actress Beyonce and her rap star boyfriend Jay-Z won separate awards and were honored for their hit song collaboration during Tuesday's 2004 BET Awards honoring musicians, actors and athletes.
Beyonce was named best female R&B artist, and Jay-Z won the award to top male hip-hop artist. They both won for their collaboration on the hit ``Crazy in Love.''
OutKast won multiple honors for video of the year and best group.
Actress Mo'Nique hosted the awards ceremony at the Kodak Theatre. A lifetime achievement award was given to the Isley Brothers and humanitarian honors were accepted by Danny Glover.
The categories and winners:
Video of the year: OutKast, ``Hey Ya!''
Male R&B artist: Usher
Female R&B artist: Beyonce
Male hip hop artist: Jay-Z
Female hip hop artist: Missy Elliott
Collaboration: Beyonce with Jay-Z, ``Crazy in Love''
New artist: Kanye West
Gospel artist: Yolanda Adams
Actor: Denzel Washington
Actress: Halle Berry
Male athlete of the year: LeBron James
Female athlete of the year: Serena Williams
Viewer's choice: Usher, featuring Ludacris and Lil Jon, ``Yeah!''