LOS ANGELES – Fresh off their Grammy success, Usher (search) and Alicia Keys (search) dominated the Soul Train Awards (search), with each winning two individual awards and sharing the prize for best R&B-soul single by a group or duo.
R&B sensation Usher picked up the award for best male R&B-soul single for "Confessions Part II," as well as the prize for best R&B-soul album by a male artist for "Confessions."
Keys got a nod for the best female R&B-soul single for her hit "If I Ain't Got You" and was honored for best female R&B-soul album for "The Diary of Alicia Keys."
The two singers already shared a Grammy for their chart-topping duet "My Boo." Keys won four Grammys last month, while Usher had three.
The awards, named after the long-running television show, honor recording artists in R&B, hip-hop, rap and gospel music. The awards are chosen by a group of radio station professionals, talent managers and performers.
The ceremony was held at Paramount Studios in Hollywood.
Usher also earned an award for best R&B-soul or rap music video for his work with rappers Ludacris & Lil Jon in the song "Yeah!"
Other artists picking up awards were Destiny's Child, for "Destiny Fulfilled," and the sexy newcomer Ciara, who won for best R&B-soul or rap new artist for her album "Goodies."
Rapper Jay-Z picked up an award for best R&B-soul or rap music video for "99 Problems."
Complete list of winners:
R&B/SOUL SINGLE, FEMALE: "If I Ain't Got You," Alicia Keys.
R&B/SOUL SINGLE, MALE: "Confessions Part II," Usher.
R&B/SOUL SINGLE, GROUP, BAND OR DUO: "My Boo," Usher and Alicia Keys.
R&B/SOUL ALBUM, FEMALE: "The Diary of Alicia Keys," Alicia Keys.
R&B/SOUL ALBUM, MALE: "Confessions," Usher.
R&B/SOUL ALBUM GROUP, BAND OR DUO: "Destiny Fulfilled," Destiny's Child.
R&B/SOUL OR RAP NEW ARTIST: "Goodies," Ciara.
R&B/SOUL OR RAP MUSIC VIDEO: "99 Problems," Jay-Z.
R&B/SOUL OR RAP DANCE CUT: "Yeah!," Usher, featuring Ludacris & Lil Jon.
GOSPEL ALBUM: "Live from Another Level," Israel & New Breed.