Jessie J sweeps the board at the MOBO awards

'Do It Like A Dude' singer wins four gongs at award ceremony in Glasgow

Jessie J has swept the board at the MOBO Awards, winning four of the five gongs she was nominated for.

The ‘Price Tag’ singer won Best UK Act, Best Newcomer, Best Song (‘Do It Like A Dude’) and Best Album for ‘Who You Are’.

She was pipped to the Best Video gong by Tinchy Stryder and Dappy for ‘Spaceship’.

Adele, who last night cancelled her upcoming US tour, won the Best R&B/Soul Act, with Rihanna taking Best International Star. Tinie Tempah bagged the best hip-hop accolade at the event in Glasgow.

Kanya King, founder of the awards, said: “It’s been a great event that has welcomed some exciting new award winners to the MOBO roll of honour including the global superstar Adele, the UK’s hot talent Tinchy Stryder and of course the fantastic Jessie J walking away with four awards.”

American R&B group Boyz II Men were awarded a prize for an outstanding contribution to music, and there was a special tribute to Amy Winehouse.

The awards were hosted by Jason Derulo and Alesha Dixon.