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Drake, The 1975 Among Winners at mtvU Woodie Awards

March 14, 2014 (6:02 am) GMT
The Toronto rapper wins the Woodie of the Year award, which is handed to 'the artist that completely owned the past 12 months.'

was among winners of mtvU's annual Woodie Awards which took place at SXSW Music Festival on Thursday, March 13. The Toronto rapper took home that night's biggest award, Woodie of the Year, which is handed to "the artist that completely owned the past 12 months."

Last year, Drake released his third studio album "". It peaked at No. 1 on Billboard 200 chart. He later embarked on his "Would You Like a Tour?" world tour, which is currently stopping in Europe.

nabbed the Breaking Woodie awards, which honors new artists. Fellow U.K. act won the Performing Woodie award that is given to artists who "reimagined their stages to create live experiences that resonated beyond venue walls."

Other winners include (Did It My Way Woodie for her surprise album), (Best Video Woodie for "Everybody's Something" clip and ( Best Collaboration Woodie for his collaboration with "Wild for the Night").

The event also featured performances from , , The 1975 and Childish Gambino. Wayne kicked off the show with a surprise performance of "A Milli". Later that night, Iggy appeared onstage in a yellow hot pants and a sheer black dress. She also teamed up with British singer to perform their collaboration, "Fancy". The Woodie Awards will air on MTV on Sunday, March 17 at 8 P.M. EDT.

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