Harlem, New York rap
group The Diplomats were named Group of the Year at the Third Annual Vibe Awards,
which was taped last night (Nov. 12) in Culver City, California.
The group bested nominees Destiny’s Child, 112, The Black
Eyed Peas and The Ying Yang Twins.
The evening was hosted by actor Anthony Anderson and actress
Tracee Ellis Ross.
Mariah Carey was the evenings biggest winner, taking home four
Vibe Awards for her album, The Emancipation of Mimi.
Kanye West’s sophomore album Late Registration earned
him Best Rapper.
Kevin Liles, T.I., Ludacris, The Game, Damian “Jr. Gong”
Marley, R. Kelly, Amerie, Kimora Lee Simmons, Ciara and others were among the
Mary J. Blige was honored with the Legend Award.
The Third Annual
Vibe Awards air on UPN Nov. 15.