January 20, 2017  

Kanye West and Wiz Khalifa Among mtvU Woodie Awards Winners

March 17, 2011 (7:28 am) GMT
The 'Heartless' rapper wins Left Field Woodie, and the 'Black and Yellow' hitmaker receives Woodie of the Year.
Kanye West and Wiz Khalifa Among mtvU Woodie Awards Winners

Winners of 2011 mtvU Woodie Awards have been announced at a live event in Austin, Texas, during South by Southwest (SXSW) Music Festival on March 16. won Left Field Woodie, beating , , and Das Racist.

was on hand to announce the winner, but a friend of Lil B's grabbed the mic from bassist, saying the up-and-coming artist was robbed. Lil B later accepted the prize on Kanye's behalf, professing his love for the true winner who was not in attendance.

took home Woodie of the Year, saying "I didn't even expect to win." The "Black and Yellow" rapper pushed aside such competitors as ("Tighten Up"), ("Airplanes"), ("The Suburbs") and ("Drunk Girls").

The other winners included , and . They won Performing Woodie, The Breaking Woodie and Best Video Woodie respectively. Performing that night were and Wiz Khalifa. The former rocked out with "Rope", and the latter ran the show with "Roll Up" and "Black and Yellow"



More Kanye West News

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  1. Kim Kardashian Says Goodbye to Barack Obama's Presidency With Throwback Pics
  2. Tarek El Moussa Addresses Rumors He Called Estranged Wife Christina a 'Whore'
  3. George Clooney Writes Touching Tribute to Cousin and 'NCIS: LA' Star Miguel Ferrer Who Dies at 61
  4. Little Mix Releases Sexy and Colorful Music Video for 'Touch'
  5. ABC Is Considering 'Black-ish' Spin-Off Starring Yara Shahidi
  6. Anne Hathaway to Join Rebel Wilson in 'Nasty Women'
  7. Everyone Loves Chrissy Teigen for Showing Off Her Stretch Marks in New Photo
  8. Mandy Moore Is Eager to Have Kids 'Sooner Than Later.' Ready to Start a Family?