R+B superstar Beyonce Knowles and her rapper beau Jay-Z dominated the BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TELEVISION (BET) AWARDS in Los Angeles yesterday (29JUN04).

Knowles was named Best Female R+B Artist and Jay-Z won the award for Best Male Hip-Hop Artist, while the couple were also honoured with the Best Collaboration prize for their smash single Crazy In Love.

Elsewhere at the Kodak Theatre bash, Outkast picked up Best Group and Best Video Of The Year for their HEY YA! promo, and Usher was named Best Male R+B Artist.

Missy Elliott won the award for Best Female Hip-Hop Artist, while Hollywood stars Halle Berry and Denzel Washington were named Best Actress and Best Actor respectively.

The full list of winners is:

BEST GROUP - OUTKAST

BEST GROUP - OUTKAST

BEST MALE R+B ARTIST - USHER

BEST FEMALE R+B ARTIST - BEYONCE KNOWLES

BEST MALE HIP-HOP ARTIST - JAY-Z

BEST FEMALE HIP-HOP ARTIST - MISSY ELLIOTT

BEST NEW ARTIST - KANYE WEST

BEST NEW ARTIST - KANYE WEST

BEST GOSPEL ARTIST - YOLANDA ADAMS

BEST ACTOR - DENZEL WASHINGTON

BEST ACTRESS - HALLE BERRY

BEST MALE ATHLETE OF THE YEAR - LeBRON JAMES

BEST FEMALE ATHLETE OF THE YEAR - SERENA WILLIAMS

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD - THE ISLEY BROTHERS

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD - THE ISLEY BROTHERS

HUMANITARIAN HONOURS - DANNY GLOVER.

30/06/2004 09:32