Carey won Artist of the Year, R&B Voice of the Year, Best R&B Song for “We Belong Together” and Album of the Year for her comeback hit, “The Emancipation of Mimi.” “Whatever you’re going through in your life, don’t ever give up,” Carey said at the Saturday night event. The taped show was scheduled to air Tuesday on UPN. Last year’s awards degenerated into a chair-throwing brawl after rap pioneer Dr. Dre was punched as he was walking to the stage to receive an award. The assailant, Jimmy James Johnson, was then allegedly stabbed by rapper Young Buck, whose real name is David Darnell Brown. Johnson was sentenced to a year in jail last September, while Brown is free on bail awaiting trial. Vibe magazine, which organises the event, said it decided to take another chance after receiving support from advertisers, record labels and broadcaster UPN, which will air the ceremony on Tuesday.
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