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Mary J. Blige, Angie Stone, Destiny's Child Win Big at Soul Awards

Lady of Soul Awards reward Blige, Stone, Destiny's Child

Angie Stone, Mary J. Blige and Destiny's Child were the big winners at the sixth annual Soul Train Lady of Soul Awards, held this weekend in Santa Monica, Calif. The awards honor the top female performers in R&B, hip-hop and gospel music.

Destiny's Child took home two awards, for their single "Say My Name" and for their album Writing's on the Wall. Newcomer Angie Stone, who released her debut album Black Diamond in September of last year, also took home two awards, including Best New Artist. Seasoned diva Mary J. Blige matched them with two of her own, including Album of the Year for Mary. Sisqo and Pink hosted the ceremony.

A complete list of the winners:

Best R&B/Soul or Rap New Artist, Group, Band or Duo:
Mary Mary, "Shackles (Praise You)"

Best R&B/Soul Single, Solo:
Angie Stone, "No More Rain"

Best R&B/Soul or Rap Music Video:
Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliot, "Hot Boyz"

R&B/Soul or Rap Song of the Year:
Mary J. Blige, "All That I Can Say"

Best R&B/Soul or Rap New Artist, Solo:
Angie Stone

Best Gospel Album:
Yolanda Adams, Mountain High, Valley Low

Best R&B/Soul Single, Group, Band or Duo:
Destiny's Child, "Say My Name"

R&B/Soul Album of the Year, Solo:
Mary J. Blige, Mary

R&B/Soul Album of the Year, Group:
Destiny's Child, Writing's on the Wall

Lena Horne Award for Outstanding Career Achievements:
Halle Berry

Aretha Franklin Award for Entertainer of the Year:
Toni Braxton

(September 6, 2000)

Posted Sep 05, 2000 12:00 AM


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