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Mobo Awards 2013: Laura Mvula,Tinie Tempah and Rudimental pick up awards

Laura Mvula,Tinie Tempah and Rudimental were amongst the winners of the 2013 Mobo Awards.

Mvula picked up two awards on the night – Best Female Act and Best RnB/Soul act – Tempah was named best Best UK Hip Hop/Grime act and Rudimental took the award for Best Album, with their debut Home.

This year’s 18th anniversary MOBO awards was held in Scotland’s newest venue the SSE Hydro arena, and was hosted by Trevor Nelson and Sarah-Jane Crawford.

Live performances on the night came from Tinie Tempah, AlunaGeorge, Naughty Boy and Sam Smith, Iggy Azalea, Rudimental and So Solid Crew.

MOBO Awards founder and CEO, Kanya King MBE said of the awards, “It has been an exciting road this year that has seen artists both new and established demonstrate their worth and talent. For us at MOBO, the awards are about recognising the exciting and inspiring artists out there and giving them a platform to perform on.

This year has been a great representation of the wealth of talent MOBO music has to offer. It’s an amazing industry to work in and we love being at the forefront honouring the past and supporting the future.”

Full list of winners:

Best African Act – Fuse ODG
Best Album – ‘Home’, Rudimental
Best Female in association with Tresor Paris – Laura Mvula
Best Gospel – Lurine Cato
Best International Act – Kendrick Lamar
Best Jazz – Sons of Kemet
Best Male – Wiley
Best Newcomer in association with HTC – Krept & Konan
Best Reggae Act – Sean Paul
Best RnB/Soul Act – Laura Mvula
Best Song in association with PRSforMusic – ‘La La La’, Naughty Boy
Best UK Hip Hop/Grime – Tinie Tempah
Best Video in association with SBTV – ‘La La La’, Naughty Boy
Be MOBO – Stephen Lawrence Trust

Check out pictures from the 2013 Mobo Awards below:

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