MOBO GLORY FOR 50

The rapper picks up three awards then goes across town to play a massive gig...

50 CENT has swept the board at this year’s MOBO AWARDS.

The superstar rapper, who played his first headline UK show last night at the London Wembley Arena, picked up the awards for Best Hip Hop Act, Best Album for ‘Get Rich Or Die Tryin’’ and Best Single for ‘In Da Club’ at the ceremony at the London Royal Albert Hall.

The MOBO awards aim to recognise the best music in the black community.

Other winners included Tim Westwood for Best UK Radio DJ and Big Brovaz, who scooped Best Newcomer and UK Act Of The Year, shared with Punjabi MC.

The full list of winners are: Best R&B Act – Justin Timberlake

Best Video – Christina Aguilera ft. Redman Dirrty

Best Hip Hop Act – 50 Cent

UK Act Of The Year – Big Brovaz / Panjabi MC

Best Album – 50 Cent Get Rich Or Die Tryin’

Best Single – 50 Cent In Da Club

Best Newcomer – Big Brovaz

Best Producer – Neptunes

Best Garage Act – Lisa Maffia

Best Reggae Act – Wayne Wonder

Best UK Radio DJ – Tim Westwood

Best UK Club DJ – Shortee Blitz

Best Jazz Act – Soweto Kinch

Best World Music Act – Ibrahim Ferrer

Best Gospel Newcomer – Hutcheson Gayle

UnSung Award – J’Nay

Outstanding Achievement Award – Kool & The Gang

Lifetime Achievement Award – George Benson

Fashion Icon Award – L’il Kim