Machine Gun Kelly Big Winner At Woodie Awards
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Hugging his award at the mtvU Woodie Awards in Austin, Texas.
The rapper won the Woodie of the year during the annual awards celebrating emerging artists at the South By Southwest Music Festival in Austin, Texas.
MGK led a run of wins by rap acts, including Earl Sweatshirt, who won the breaking Woodie. Danny Brown won the best video Woodie for “Grown Up” and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis won the branching out Woodie for breaking ground in the social media field. Other winners include Kimbra with Mark Foster and A-Trak, The Weeknd and college band The Lonely Biscuits of Belmont University.
The awards were handed out Thursday during a concert in Austin that will be aired at 8 p.m. EDT Sunday on MTV and mtvU.