Fuse ODG, Diplo and Laura Mvula win at Urban Music Awards

Avicii and Jahmene Douglas also among the victors at London bash

Fuse ODG, Diplo and Laura Mvula win at Urban Music Awards

Photo: PA

British-Ghanaian singer Fuse ODG was the big winner at this year's Urban Music Awards in London last night, (November 22), taking home four awards including the coveted Best Artist prize.

The rising emcee, real name Nana Richard Abiona, beat the likes of Michael Kiwanuka, Lianne La Havas and Rudimental to claim the evening's top award, also collecting prizes for Best Music Video, Best Single and Best Collaboration for his Top 10 single 'Antenna' featuring former Fugee Wyclef Jean. Abiona, who won Best African Act at last month's MOBO Awards in Glasgow, had been nominated for a total of six categories.

Diplo, Laura Mvula and Avicii were also among the winners at the event, winning Best Producer, Best Female Artist and Best Electronic Act respectively, while grime emcee Ghetts was named Best Male Artist.

Kiss was awarded Best Radio Station, before London duo Krept and Konan were named Best Group at the event, attended by former Lib Dem MP Lembit Opik, X Factor contestants Kingsland Road and boxer Paul 'Silky' Jones. 2012 X Factor runner-up Jahmene Douglas, who performed at the event, won Best Newcomer.

The event was the 11th annual Urban Music Awards.

Read More On This Artist

More News
Mystery user makes 110 supposed Aphex Twin demos free to download
Blink-182 begin rehearsals without Tom DeLonge
Whitney Houston's daughter Bobbi Kristina in hospital after being found unresponsive in bathtub
D'Angelo performs 'Black Messiah' songs live on 'Saturday Night Live' -...
Q-Tip makes guest appearance at Jack White's sold-out Madison Square Garden show – watch
Noel Gallagher says songs about his own life would be 'more boring than James Blunt'
Alice Cooper offers to chop off Motley Crue's heads to close their final tour
Nickelback frontman Chad Kroeger snapped in the studio with One Direction
The Pop Group share video for new single 'Mad Truth' – watch
Sleaford Mods slam Kasabian's 'rock 'n' roll is dead' comments at London...
TI wants Iggy Azalea to forget about social media beefs and focus on her music
Palma Violets bring chaos as they preview new material at tiny Scunthorpe gig
Rihanna shares behind the scenes clip of Kanye West and Paul McCartney collaboration video
Limp Bizkit guitarist Wes Borland on recent Instagram comments: "It's a joke with truth...
Gorillaz creator Jamie Hewllet: 'Yes Gorillaz Returns'
'The Wire' star Dominic West raps to promote new film 'Guillemot'
Bobby Shmurda pleads not guilty to conspiracy to commit murder
FKA Twigs performs new song 'Figure 8' during Melbourne live show – watch
The Black Keys perform 'Weight of Love' and 'Howlin' For You' on...
Death Cab For Cutie perform 'Black Sun' on 'Letterman' – watch
Passion Pit confirm details of new album 'Kindred'
Big Sean, Kanye West and Drake team up on 'Blessings' – listen

More News

Comments

Please login to add your comment.

Latest Tickets - Booking Now
 
Know Your NME
 

 
NME Store & Framed Prints
Inside NME.COM