Emeli Sande Is Top Winner at MOBO Awards 2012


Emeli Sande


The singer took three prizes, including Best Album, and joined Labrinth, Nicki Minaj, JLS as well as Rita Ora among the top winners of the awards night.

It was an impressive night for Scottish singer-songwriter Emeli Sande as she won top prizes at the recently concluded Music of Black Origin (MOBO) Awards 2012 held last November 3 at Liverpool's Echo Arena. Sande was named Best Female Act, Best R'n'B/Soul Act, and Best Album for her work on "Our Version of Events".

The "Next to Me" hitmaker was extremely honored in bagging the three awards during the event's 17th year run. "I really wanted to win best album. Getting that, it means the work you're making people are acknowledging as important," Sande said.

Other artists who brought home trophies were JLS with Best Video for "Do You Feel What I Feel", Rita Ora with Best Newcomer, Plan B with Best Male Act and Best Hip Hop/Grime, and Sande's close collaborator, Labrinth, who won Best Song for his hit single "Earthquake". American rapstress, Nicki Minaj, was named Best International Act.

This year's MOBO night also honored TLC with the Outstanding Contribution to Music award, and Dionne Warwick, who received the MOBO Lifetime Achievement Award.

Miquita Oliver and BAFTA-winning actor Adam Deacon served as the hosts with Trey Songz, Conor Maynard, Emeli Sande, Labrinth, Wiley, and new artists such as Misha B, who performed her debut single "Home Run", Angel and Stooshe, who delivered a rendition of the TLC hit "Waterfalls", as musical performers.

Full Winner List of 2012 MOBO Awards:






MOBO Awards 2012 : Arrivals | Press Room


© AceShowbiz.com


MORE FROM NEWS

Leave a Comment

Required fields are marked with *

   

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  1. Kim Kardashian Hits Back at Haters Over Her Unretouched Bikini Photos
  2. Kim and Kourtney Kardashian Flaunt Beach Bodies in Skimpy Bikinis During Mexican Trip
  3. Kim Kardashian's 'Jealous' of Kourtney's Hot Beach Body
  4. Sylvester Stallone May Star in More Marvel Films After 'GOTG 2'
  5. 'Dancing with the Stars' Features Shocking Elimination on 'Boy Bands and Girl Groups' Night
  6. Aaron Hernandez's Male Prison Lover Is Allegedly Revealed, Lawyer Denies Gay Rumor
  7. 'The Voice' Live Top 12 Eliminations: Who Is the First to Get Sent Home?
  8. Scott Disick Hangs Out With Khloe Kardashian Look-Alike in the Beverly Hills Hotel
  9. Scott Gimple Teases Rick's Death in 'The Walking Dead' Season 8
  10. 'KUWTK': Lisa Rinna's Family to Replace the Kardashians

CELEBS PHOTO