Outkast and Justin Timberlake have been named the top choices for the 2003 ROLLING STONE Music Awards.

Outkast's HEY YA! was voted the Number One single on the Critics' and Readers' Top Ten, while the duo's SPEAKERBOXXX/THE LOVE BELOW was the Critics' favourite album of the year.

Timberlake's solo album JUSTIFIED was voted Number One on the Readers' Top Ten album list.

Radiohead's Hail To The Thief and the WHITE STRIPES' ELEPHANT also featured on both lists.

Meanwhile, Timberlake claimed Artist of The Year, Best Male Performer and his double-header tour with Christina Aguilera was judged readers' Best Tour.

50 CENT claimed the Best New Artist honour, Beyonce took home the Best R+B Artist prize and British rockers Coldplay picked up the Best Band and Best Rock Artist honours.

Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez were voted the Year's Biggest Hype.

15/01/2004 08:56