Jay-Z, Outkast Win Big At VMA's

Jay-Z and Outkast

dominated MTV’s Video Music Awards last night (August 29), with the rap

artists taking home four Moon Men, the name of the trophy given to winners at

the annual awards ceremony.

Jay-Z's video "99

Problems" took honors for Best Rap Video, Best Editing, Best Cinematography

and Best Direction.


“Hey Ya” won Best Hip-Hop Video, Best Special Effects, Best Art

Direction and Video of the Year, the third year in a row that a rap act has

one the award.

Usher’s “Yeah,”

which features Ludacris and producer Lil’ Jon took home the award for

Best Male Video.

Beyonce, No Doubt,

Maroon 5, Linkin Park and others also took home Moon Men last night.

This year's broadcast

marks the first time in 20 years that the show hasn't been staged in New York

or Los Angeles.