Jennifer Hudson Takes Home BET Awards

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Dreamgirls stars Beyoncé and Jennifer Hudson led the way at Tuesday's Black Entertainment Television Awards in Los Angeles.

People magazine reported that Hudson kicked off the three-hour ceremony with a duet of "And I Am Telling You I'm Not Going" with Jennifer Holliday, who made the song famous on Broadway almost three decades ago.

Another Award for Hudson

The Oscar winner snagged the best actress trophy ("I can't believe I'm still winning awards!" she said) and best new artist award.

Knowles, who led the nominees with six nods, picked up awards for best female R&B artist and video of the year for "Irreplaceable."

She also performed a show-stopping rendition of her dance anthem "Get Me Bodied" – followed by her Destiny's Child bandmate Kelly Rowland singing "Like This" with cameos from Eve, Michelle Williams and Beyoncé's sister Solange Knowles.

Later in the evening Diana Ross was given the lifetime achievement award, and urged younger performers to "keep it classy." Introduced by Alicia Keys and Ross's five children, the former Supreme was feted with a multi-song tribute that kicked off with Erykah Badu's cover of "Love Hangover."

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Why don't you report the whole truth, her publicist are big liars and always want to soft peddle and pad the truth, she also boasted and said, and I quote "I don"t even have a record out", its like Andrea300 said she and he rpeople have learn how to beat teh system,it is not longer hard work that pays off she was throwing off on the other nominees and Corrine Rae Bailey we love you and recognize your hard work.
JHuds mouth is always causing her to write checks with her behind she is not willinto to cash, she'll lie or way ou this too!
just plain proud and arrogant!!!!!
You proved these award shows ain't shit but hype because you haven't even recorded a dam record and Latoya record was off the chain, BET ain't shit wither. Just palin ghetto urban kissing up and favortism with no real merit.