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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"



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