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Machine Gun Kelly Wins Big at mtvU Woodie Awards 2013

March 15, 2013 (5:47 am) GMT
MGK is named Woodie of the Year, Earl Sweatshirt takes home Breaking Woodie, while duo Macklemore and Ryan Lewis grabs Branching Out Woodie.
Machine Gun Kelly Wins Big at mtvU Woodie Awards 2013

This year's mtvU Woodie Awards announced its winners at the South by Southwest Festival in Austin, Texas Thursday, March 14. grabbed the top prize, Woodie of the Year, beating the likes of , and 2013's MTV Hottest MC .

"As many dark times that we've had, the fans have always shown me the light and I'm ready to take on the world with them," rapper MGK said after winning the top prize. "No quote can describe my gratitude. F**king thank you! Lace up."

MGK took home Breaking Woodie last year. The award went to of this year. He won it over , Dillon Francis and among other new artists.

& Ryan Lewis, who made history with their No. 1 single "Thrift Shop", got Branching Out Woodie, pushing aside , , , and .

The duo also performed during the awards showcase at the SXSW along with Twenty One Pilots, and . Chart-topping rapper also stopped by, surprising the crowd as he joined Travi$ Scott on stage.

The awards will air Sunday, March 17 at 8/7c on MTV & mtvU.



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