the Source Hip-Hop Music Awards 1999 in Los Angeles, the Pantages Theatre
LAURYN HILL, R Kelly and DMX were among the winners at the Source Hip-Hop Music Awards 1999 on Wednesday August 18.
Hill picked up New Artist Of The Year and Album Of The Year at the US hip-hop magazine's star-studded ceremony, held at the Pantages Theatre in Los Angeles. R Kelly won R&B Artist Of The Year, while DMX went home with two awards -Artist Of The Year - Solo and Live Performer Of The Year.
The Hip Hop Pioneer Awards went to Afrika Bambaataa, Grandmaster Flash and Kool DJ Herc. Bambaataa couldn't be there but Herc gave an emotive speech on the importance of hip hop to the world. Def Jam label mogul Russell Simmons meanwhile received the Lifetime Achievement Award.
Celebrities on hand to present the awards included Mike Tyson, L'il Kim and Will Smith. There were also live performances from Snoop Dogg, Xzibit, Puffy Combs, Nas, Busta Rhymes and Janet Jackson.
The full list of winners is as follows:
Artist Of The Year - Solo: DMX
Artist Of The Year - Group: Outkast
Live Performer Of The Year: DMX
Lyricist Of The Year: Jay-Z
Producer Of The Year: Swizz Beats
Movie Of The Year: Belly (director: Hype Williams)
R&B Artist Of The Year: R Kelly
Single Of The Year: Juvenile 'Ha'
Music Video Of The Year: Busta Rhymes & Janet Jackson 'What's It Gonna Be' (director: Hype Williams)
New Artist Of The Year - Solo: Lauryn Hill
New Artist Of The Year - Group: Flipmode Squad
Album Of The Year: Lauryn Hill 'The Miseducation Of Lauryn Hill'
Athlete Of The Year: Shaquille O'Neal
Lifetime Achievement Award: Russell Simmons
Hip Hop Pioneer Awards: Afrika Bambaataa, Grandmaster Flash and Kool DJ Herc