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.
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