LOS ANGELES: OutKast’s “Speakerboxxx/The Love Below” won two awards, including R&B/soul or rap album of the year, to lead the winners at the 18th annual Soul Train Music Awards.

The Atlanta duo, who won the Grammy last month for best album of the year, also scored the Michael Jackson Award for best R&B/soul or rap music video for “Hey Ya!”OutKast was the lone multiple-winner at the ceremony hosted by Alicia Keys and producer/songwriter Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds.

Soul crooner Luther Vandross was the night’s sentimental choice, winning best R&B/soul single, male for his “Dance With My Father”.

The Soul Train Music Awards celebrates artists in R&B, hip-hop, rap and gospel music. The awards are chosen by a group of radio station professionals, talent managers and


Other winners for this year include Alicia Keys, Floetry, Beyonce Knowles, R Kelly, B2K, Chingy, and Byron Cage. — AP