Ozone Awards Update: There Were Some Winners, Too
Despite the pre-show fisticuffs at last night's Ozone Awards, some awards did finally manage to get handed out. (Rick Ross, who later won Best Rap Album for Trilla, and his entourage were reportedly involved in a scuffle with DJ Vlad over the weekend as well.)
MTV.com reports that the highlight of the night was a Pimp C tribute featuring Bun B, Scarface, Too Short, David Banner, OutKast's Big Boi and Webbie. Banner also took home the inaugural Pimp C Award for Trillest Artist ("not afraid to speak their mind"). A complete list follows. - Chris Gray
Best Rap Album: Rick Ross, Trilla
Best Rap Artist: Lil Wayne
Best R&B Artist: Chris Brown
Best Rap Group: UGK
Best Lyricist: Lil Wayne
Breakthrough Artist: Shawty Lo
Best Rap/R&B Collaboration: Usher feat. Young Jeezy, "Love In This Club"
Club Banger of the Year: Webbie feat. Lil Boosie & Lil Phat, "Independent"
Mixtape Monster: Trae
Most Slept-On Artist: Z-Ro
Pimp C Award (Trillest Artist): David Banner
TJ's DJ's Hustler Award: DJ Khaled
TJ's DJ's Tastemaker Award: T-Pain
"Int'l Player's Anthem (I Choose You)," as interpreted by the Sims
Best Video: UGK feat. Outkast, "Intl' Players Anthem (I Choose You)"
DJ of the Year: DJ Khaled
Best Mixtape/Street Album: DJ Drama and B.G., Gangsta Grillz: Hood Generals/Chamillionaire, Mixtape Messiah 3 (tie)
Best Producer: Polow Da Don
Best Rap Artist (West Coast): The Game
Best Rap Group (West Coast): D.P.G. (Dogg Pound)
Best Rap Album (West Coast): Snoop Dogg, Ego Trippin'
Living Legend: J Prince
Patiently Waiting Awards
Texas: Lil Will
Mississippi: Lil C
Alabama: Jackie Chain
Louisiana: Mack Maine
Tennessee: All Star
Carolinas: Snook Da Rokk Star
California: The Jacka
Arizona: Willy Northpole
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