Beyonce, Jay-Z win big on BET

— R&B; diva and actress Beyonce and her rap-star boyfriend, Jay-Z, won separate awards and were honored for their hit song collaboration during Tuesday's 2004 BET Awards honoring musicians, actors and athletes.

Beyonce was named best female R&B; artist, and Jay-Z won the award for top male hip-hop artist. They both won for their collaboration on the hit "Crazy in Love."

OutKast won honors for video of the year and best group.

Actress Mo'Nique was host of the awards ceremony at the Kodak Theatre. A lifetime achievement award was given to the Isley Brothers, and Danny Glover accepted humanitarian honors.

Among the winners:

Video of the year: OutKast, "Hey Ya!"

Group: OutKast

Male R&B; artist: Usher

Female R&B; artist: Beyonce

Male hip-hop artist: Jay-Z

Female hip-hop artist: Missy Elliott

Collaboration: Beyonce with Jay-Z, "Crazy in Love"


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