Ashanti and Musiq each took home two trophies from the Soul Train Music Awards on Saturday.
Ashanti won two Soul Train awards
Grammy winner Ashanti won in the best female R&B/Soul Single category for Foolish and in the best album group for Ashanti, beating works by Erykah Badu and India Arie.
Musiq won best male R&B/Soul single for the second year in a row with Dontchange.
He also won best album in the same category with Juslisen, beating Maxwell, Justin Timberlake and last year's winner Usher.
"I feel very, very good," said Musiq. "I feel honoured and I feel grateful."
Mariah Carey and LL Cool J both received career achievement awards at the 17th annual Soul Train Awards, which were held at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium.
I Should Be..., by Dru Hill, 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.
"We have only been doing this a short amount of time, and you don't think you'll be receiving awards like this so early on in your career," he said.
Queen Latifah and Arsenio Hall co-hosted the awards ceremony, which featured presenters Baby Face, Jennifer Lopez and Chris Rock.
The Soul Train Music Awards celebrate artists in R&B, hip-hop, rap and gospel music.
They are chosen by a group of radio station professionals, talent managers and performers.