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Chris Brown wins big at BET Awards

June 27, 2011 at 2:02 PM
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NEW YORK, June 27 (UPI) -- Chris Brown was the big winner at the 2011 BET Awards show in Los Angeles, taking home the trophy for Best Male Artist and three other prizes.

Brown also picked up the Coca-Cola Viewer's Choice Award, and "Look At Me Now," his song with Lil Wayne and Busta Rhymes, won the statuettes for Best Collaboration and Video of the Year at the Shrine Auditorium Sunday night.

Brown's ex-girlfriend Rihanna earned the title of Best Female R&B Artist, Patti LaBelle was presented with the Lifetime Achievement Award and comedian Steve Harvey went home with the Humanitarian Award.

Declared Best Group was Diddy-Dirty Money. Mary Mary won the title of Best Gospel Artist, Nicki Minaj took home the trophy for Best Female Hip Hop Artist, Kanye West walked away with the Best Male Hip Hop Artist gong and Wiz Khalifa scored the Best New Artist prize.

Taraji P. Henson and Idris Elba were named Best Actress and Actor, while Jaden and Willow Smith shared the Young Stars Award. "For Colored Girls" won the statuette for Best Movie.

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