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MOBO Awards 2010 Baskstage Photos: Tinie Tempah, JLS And A Living God

by | 21st, October 2010

THE MOBO Awards 2010 backstage photos show Billy Ocean looking like he’s risen from the sea with a Trident in his hands. Tinie Tempah won an award that we except to see worn as a necklace – he’s best newcomer. Other acts that won and sat at round tables: JLS (surely up for a duet with X Factor deportee Gamu), Eminem (the biggest act could not but it is overwhelmed by the support of his British fans etc.), N-Dubz, Professor Green and Plan B.

MOBO founder Kanya King had a little gloat on stage:

“Now here we are 15 years later and urban music is the new pop music and I hate to say this, but we told you so.”

Isn’t urban music, now that’s popular, also pop music? (Red carpet photos here.)

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Everton's Tim Cahill (left) and Tim Howard during the 2010 Mobo Awards, at the Echo Arena, Monarchs Quay, Albert Dock, Liverpool.

Best Newcomer – Tinie Tempah
Best UK R&B / Soul Act – Plan B
Best UK Hip Hop / Grime Act – Professor Green
Best International Act – Eminem
Best Reggae Act – Gyptian
Best Album – JLS, ‘JLS’
Best Video in association with MTV Base – Tinie Tempah ft Labrinth – Frisky
Best UK Act in association with Lebara Mobile – JLS
Best Song in association with PRSforMusic – NDubz FEAT. Mr Hudson ‘ Playing with Fire
Best African Act – K’Naan
Best Jazz Act – Empirical
Best Gospel Act – Guvna B
Lifetime Achievement – Billy Ocean
BeMOBO – Merseyside Dance Initiative



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