The ceremony recognised Public Enemy...

Lemar has won big at the Music Of Black Origin (MOBO) awards – while Public Enemy were recognised for their outstanding contribution to black music.

Lemar picked up two awards, for Best Album and Best UK Act at the ceremony in London last night (September 22).

Other winers included Sway, who picked up the MOBO for best hip hop act, John Legend, and Kano, who was named best UK newcomer.

Performances at the London Royal Albert Hall came from Ms Dynamite and Lauryn Hill.

The winners were:

Best Album: Lemar – ‘Time to Grow’

Best Hip- Hop act – Sway

Best Jazz act – Rhian Benson

Best R&B act – John Legend

Best Reggae act – Damian Marley

Best Single: Lethal B – Pow (Forward)

Best UK club DJ – Steve Sutherland

Best UK newcomer – Kano

Best UK radio DJ – Tim Westwood

Best Video: Snoop Dogg feat Pharrell Williams – ‘Drop It Like It’s Hot’

Best World Music act – Daddy Yankee

UK act of the year – Lemar

Best African Act – Youssou N’dour

Posthumous achievement award – Bob Marley

Outstanding Contribution To Black Music – Public Enemy