Jessie J has become the biggest winner at Mobo Awards 2011 with four triumphs. The 23-year-old took her home the prizes for best UK act, best newcomer, best song for her hit “Do it Like a Dude,” and best album for “Who You Are”.
Mobo Awards or The Music of Black Origin Awards were held annually in the United Kingdom to find out artists of any ethnicity or nationality performing black music. This was considered the biggest night of the year for the urban music scene. After the 2009 Mobo Awards were held in the city of Glasgow in Scotland for the first time. Hosted by Jason Derülo and Alesha Dixon, the awards this year came back as the second time to Glasgow's SECC on 5 October 2011. Jessie J won 4 awards while Boyz II Men received the award for Outstanding Contribution to Music. Other winners included Rihanna for Best International Act and Adele for Best R&B/Soul Act. Amy Winehouse was honored in a special tribute that featured her goddaughter, Dionne Bromfield, singing "Love Is a Losing Game."
Here is the full list of winners at Mobo Awards 2011:
Best Song: Jessie J - Do It Like A Dude
Best Album: Jessie J - Who You Are
Best Video: Tinchy Stryder and Dappy - Spaceship
Best International Act: Rihanna
Best R&B/Soul Act: Adele Best Hip-Hop Act: Tinchy Stryder
Best UK Act: Jessie J
Best Newcomer: Jessie J Outstanding Contribution To Music: Boyz II Men
Singer Jessie J looks elegant in a transparent lace dress at the MOBO Awards at Glasgow's SECC
Her album “Who You Are” was released back in March and has already sold 600,000 copies in Britain
The 23-year-old star took home a total of 4 awards
The memorable moment of Jessie J of the night in Glasgow
The nice smile of the victory
Jessie poses brilliantly with her gong in a vibrant catsuit backstage at the MOBO Awards on October 5
Strictly Come Dancing judge Alesha Dixon presents the awards ceremony
Dionne Bromfield, goddaughter to Amy Winehouse, performs 'Love is a Losing Game' as a tribute to the singer who died in July 2011
Tinchy Stryder and Dappy receive the award for best video for Spaceship
Jessie J: Biggest Winner at Mobo Awards 2011
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