Keys & Foxx Big Winners At Image Awards
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Alicia Keys and Jamie Foxx have both picked up trophies at this year's Image Awards in Los Angeles, which honor black artists in the entertainment industry.
Alicia took the awards for top female musical artist, top song and video for "Unbreakable", and Oscar-winner Jamie was named best male musical artist.
The “Ray” star told the audience: "It's good to be surrounded by black folks. Black folks are music."
Other winners in the music categories were: Comeback Queen Mariah Carey, who won the best album award for “The Emancipation of Mimi”, retired R&B group Destiny's Child, who won best duo or group, and “Run It” singer Chris Brown, who was named best new artist.
Movie awards went to: Samuel L Jackson, who won best actor for his role as a basketball coach in “Coach Carter”, and the racially-charged drama “Crash”, which was named best film.