NEW YORK (Zomba Label Group/Jive Records) - The Zomba Label Group captured 4 BET Awards on Tuesday, June 29 at their 3rd annual awards show. The awards were given out in the big categories including Best Male R&B (Usher), Best Group (OutKast), Viewer's Choice (Usher) and Video of the Year (OutKast).
Usher received 2 awards taking home Best Male R&B and Viewer's Choice for "Yeah!" featuring Lil' Jon and Ludacris. Usher's current album Confessions has been certified 5X platinum by the RIAA. Usher will kick off his US leg of "The Truth Tour" on August 5 in Hampton, VA.
Grammy Award winning artist OutKast added 2 more awards to their growing collection of awards for the Diamond certified double album Speakerboxxx/The Love Below. The group was awarded Best Group and Video of the Year ("The Way You Move").
Upcoming Zomba Label Group releases include albums by Mystikal (Jive 7/27), Groove Armada (Jive Electro 7/27), Mobb Deep (Jive 8/10), R. Kelly (Jive 8/24), Ciara (LaFace 9/14), Bowling For Soup (9/14) and Britney Spears (Jive 11/16).