50 Cent and Luther
Vandross led the American Music Awards last night, each taking home two honors.
Rappers Missy Elliot, Lil Jon and Kid Rock also snagged awards, which took place
last night at Los Angeles’ Shrine Auditorium.
50 Cent, who was
a no show, won two awards for Best Male Rap Artist and Best Rap Hip-Hop Album
for his major label debut, Get Rich or Die Tryin.
Missy Elliot took
home the Best Female Rap Artist award. The rapper had trouble getting to the
awards ceremony, because someone stole her limousine.
stole my limo, but I’m here now," Elliot said. "Somebody is riding
around drinking my drinks and partying on their way to the clubs. There’s going
to be a reward for y’all."
Lil Jon & The
Eastside Boyz took home the Best Band, Duo or Group Award.
Kid Rock hinted that he would soon be returning to his rap roots. The rock/rapper
took home Best Male Pop/Rock Artist, but said that rap was his first love.
"I’m a rapper,
when it comes down to it," Kid Rock said. "That’s what I started out
as, that’s what I’ll always be. I’m just cheating on my girlfriend over there
with rock ‘n’ roll and country and whatnot."