Monday, March 3, 2003

Ashanti and Musiq lead winners at Soul Train Awards



The Associated Press

PASADENA, Calif. - Ashanti and Musiq took top honors, while Mariah Carey and LL Cool J received career achievement awards at the 17th annual Soul Train Awards. The awards honor top R&B, rap, hip-hop and gospel acts.

Ashanti won best female R&B/Soul Single late Saturday for "Foolish" and best album for Ashanti, beating out works by fellow Grammy winners Erykah Badu and India.Arie.

Musiq won for best male R&B/Soul Single for the second year in a row with "Dontchange." He won best album in the same category with Juslisen, beating Maxwell, Justin Timberlake and last year's winner, Usher.

"Bump, Bump, Bump," by B2K Featuring P. Diddy, won in the best single by a group or duo category, while B2K won for their self-titled album in the same category.

Rapper Nelly won the Sammy Davis Jr. Entertainer of the Year Award.




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