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Last Updated: Monday, 11 October, 2004, 10:10 GMT 11:10 UK
Kanye triumphs at Source awards
Kanye West
Kanye West has been one of the year's biggest hip-hop stars
Rapper-producers Kanye West and Lil Jon took home three prizes each at the Source Hip-Hop Music Awards in Miami.

West, who had seven nominations, won awards for breakthrough artist of the year, album of the year and video of the year.

Lil Jon was named producer of the year, and his collaborations with Usher and Youngbloodz won two more trophies.

Other winners included Ludacris, who won male solo rap artist, and best rap group the Ying Yang Twins.

Solo artist

West won the best album award for The College Dropout while Through The Wire earned him best video.

Lil Jon took home awards for the club anthem Yeah, a collaboration with Usher and Ludacris, and the single Damn, with the Youngbloodz.

Chingy's catchy Right Thurr song won two awards - single of the year by a solo artist and remix of the year.

The Terror Squad also won twice, for group single of the year and best female rap collaboration with Remy Ma for the dance hit Lean Back.

In the R&B categories, Usher was named male artist of the year and Alicia Keys won female artist of the year.

The Source Awards, which are backed by hip-hop magazine The Source, have been held in Miami since 2001.


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