AWARDS: The Second Annual BET Awards Winners – Complete List Of 2002 W.C. Handy Award Winners

Th 2nd Annual BET Award Winners (complete list).

Humanitarian Award – Muhammad Ali

Best Group – OutKast

Best Male R&B – Usher

Best New Artist – Alicia Keys

Best Actor – Will Smith

Best Male Athlete – Kobe Bryant

Video of the Year – "Pass the Courvoisier," Pt. II

Lifetime Achievement Award – Earth, Wind and Fire

Best Female R&B – India.Arie

Best Female Hip-Hop – Missy Elliott

Best Gospel Artist – Yolanda Adams

Best Actress – Halle Berry

Best Female Athlete – Laila Ali

Chairman's Award – Dr. Bobby Jones

Viewers' Choice Award – B2K




Complete List Of 2002 W. C. Handy Award Winners


The 2002 W. C. Handy Award winners (complete list):


Acoustic album of the year: "Wicked Grin," John Hammond (Pointblank/Virgin)

Acoustic artist of the year: Keb' Mo'

Band of the year: Rod Piazza & the Mighty Flyers

Best new artist of the year: Otis Taylor

Blues album of the year: Presumed Innocent, Marcia Ball (Alligator)

Comeback album of the year: Here and Now, Ike Turner (Ikon)

Contemporary album of the year: Sweet Tea, Buddy Guy (Silvertone)

Contemporary female artist of the year: Shemekia Copeland

Contemporary male artist of the year: Buddy Guy

Entertainer of the year: B.B. King

Historical blues album of the year: Fathers and Sons, Muddy Waters (MCA)

Instrumentalist of the year – bass: Willie Kent

Instrumentalist of the year – drums: Willie "Big Eyes" Smith

Instrumentalist of the year – guitar: Buddy Guy

Instrumentalist of the year – harmonica: Charlie Musselwhite

Instrumentalist of the year – horns: Roomful Of Blues

Instrumentalist of the year – keyboards: Pinetop Perkins

Instrumentalist of the year – other: Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown (fiddle)

Song of the Year: Charlie's Old Highway 51 Blues, Charlie Musselwhite (from Kid Ramos' Greasy Kid Stuff, (Evidence)

Soul blues album of the year: Feel It, Little Milton (Malaco)

Soul blues female artist of the year: Etta James

Soul blues male artist of the year: Little Milton

Traditional album of the year: Burnside on Burnside, R.L. Burnside (Epitaph)

Traditional female artist of the year: Koko Taylor

Traditional male artist of the year: R.L. Burnside

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