Drake Wins Woodie of the Year At MTV's Woodie Awards
Posted by Joseph Lee on 03.14.2014
The top honor...
Billboard reports that Drake won "Woodie of the Year" at the MTV Woodie Awards last night in Austin, which takes place at the South by Southwest festival. The award is given to music's "top emerging artist".
Lil Wayne, who founded Drake's label Young Money, made a surprise appearance at the show with a verse from 2008's "A Milli". He then accepted Drake's award for him later on.
Other winners include The 1975 for Best New Artist, Chance the Rapper for Best Video (for "Everybody's Something"), Ed Sheeran for Best Performance, Beyonce for her album release December and A$AP Rocky and Skrillex for "Wild for the Night".
The show was taped last night and will air at 8 PM ET Sunday on MTV. The 1975, Childish Gambino, Charli XCX and Iggy Azalea all performed at the event.