Newcomer Alicia Keys and veteran act the Isley Brothers each took home a pair of trophies last night (March 20) from the 16th Annual Soul Train Music Awards.

Newcomer Alicia Keys and veteran act the Isley Brothers each took home a pair of trophies last night (March 20) from the 16th Annual Soul Train Music Awards. Keys, who was nominated for four awards, won best R&B/soul or rap new artist for her hit "Fallin'," while her J Records debut "Songs in A Minor" took the best R&B/soul female album honor. The Isley Brothers featuring Ron Isley won best R&B/soul single for the track "Contagious," and best album by a group, band or duo for the DreamWorks set "Eternal."

Keys, who scored five Grammy Awards last month, was also bestowed with the previously announced Sammy Davis Jr. entertainer of the year award, female. Rap icon Dr. Dre received the male entertainer of the year award. In addition, legendary R&B/soulsters the O'Jays were honored with the 2002 Quincy Jones Award for Outstanding Career Achievements.

Aaliyah, who died last August in a plane crash shortly after completing a video in the Bahamas, posthumously won the best R&B/soul single, female award for "Rock the Boat." The track, which comes from her 2001 self-titled Blackground/Virgin release, peaked last November at No. 2 on Billboard's Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks chart.

The Soul Train awards, which honor R&B, soul, hip-hop, rap and gospel performances, will be broadcast in syndication March 30-April 7 (check local listings or the official Soul Train Awards Web site for details).

Here is the full list of Soul Train Music Awards winners:

R&B/soul single, female: "Rock the Boat," Aaliyah

R&B/soul single, male: "Love," Musiq Soulchild

R&B/soul single, group, band, or duo: "Contagious" by the Isley Brothers featuring Ron Isley

R&B/soul album, female: "Songs in A Minor," Alicia Keys

R&B/soul album, male: "8701," Usher

R&B/soul album group, band, or duo: "Eternal," Isley Brothers featuring Ron Isley

R&B/soul or rap album of the year: "The Blueprint," Jay-Z

R&B/soul or rap new artist: Alicia Keys, "Fallin'"

R&B/soul or rap music video: "Get Ur Freak On," Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliot

Gospel album: "Live in London," Donnie McClurkin

Sammy Davis Jr. entertainer of the year award, female: Alicia Keys

Sammy Davis Jr. entertainer of the year award, male: Dr. Dre

2002 Quincy Jones Award for Outstanding Career Achievements: The O'Jays


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