It was a huge night for MOBO, with Emeli Sandé walking away with awards for Best Female, Best Album and Best R&B/Soul while Plan B took Best Male Act and Best Hip Hop/Grime.
TLC were awarded Outstanding Contribution to Music, with Dionne Warwick receiving the MOBO Lifetime Achievement Award. Other winners on the night were Sean Paul, D’Banj, Labrinth, Rita Ora, Nicki Minaj, Rachel Kerr and Zoe Rahman.
Presented by Miquita Oliver and Adam Deacon – with backstage support from Rickie and Melvin – the night saw some of the world’s finest talent performing to a packed arena. Trey Songz, Conor Maynard, Emeli Sandé, Misha B, JLS, Stooshe, Labrinth and Wiley all blew the crowd away.
Mobo founder Kanya King MBE said: “Each year we’re staggered by the calibre of the talent on display at the Mobo Awards. This year has been outstanding and we’re honoured to showcase the best of the best on the night.”
#MOBO Award 2012 Full Winners List:
Best Female Act: Emeli Sandi
Best Male Act: Plan B
Best Newcomer: Rita Ora
Best R&B/Soul Act: Emeli Sandi
Best Hip-Hop/Grime Act: Plan B
Best Video: JLS – Do You Feel What I Feel
Best Song: Labrinth Ft Tinie Tempah – Earthquake
Best Album: Emeli Sandi – Our Version Of Events
Best International Act: Nicki Minaj
Best Reggae Act: Sean Paul
Best Jazz Act: Zoe Rahman
Best African Act: D’Banj
Best Gospel Act: Rachel Kerr
Outstanding Contribution to Music: TLC
Lifetime Achievement Award: Dionne Warwick