The Zomba Label Group Captures 4 BET Awards Including Video of the Year for OutKast


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).

   For further information, please contact:
   Groove Armada and Bowling For Soup    Lori Berk 212.824.1885
   Usher and OutKast                     Chris Chambers 212.930.1603
   Mystikal and Mobb Deep                Roberta Magrini 212.824.1240
   Ciara                                 Tice Merriweather 212.824.1777
   Zomba Label Group, Britney Spears
    and R. Kelly                         Sonia Muckle 212.824.1370

SOURCE: Zomba Label Group

CONTACT: Lori Berk for Groove Armada and Bowling For Soup,
+1-212-824-1885, Chris Chambers for Usher and OutKast, +1-212-930-1603,
Roberta Magrini for Mystikal and Mobb Deep, +1-212-824-1240, Tice Merriweather
for Ciara, +1-212-824-1777, Sonia Muckle of Zomba Label Group for Britney
Spears and R. Kelly, +1-212-824-1370

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