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Written by on 20/10/2013

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It is the third time the ­MOBOs – Music Of Black Origin – have been held in the city, after the 2009 and 2011 events in Glasgow were such a great success.

For the first time, the awards were held at the new £125 million Hydro arena which opened with a series of Rod Stewart gigs less than a month ago.

Celebrities, including Pussycat Doll Kimberley Wyatt, Waterloo star Chelsee Healey and musician Jazzie B, took to the red carpet alongside bands Stooshe, Rudimental, and former Sugababes Mutya Keisha Siobhan (also known as MKS) as well as X-factor finalist Jahmene Douglas, who braved the rain to attend the bling event.

Joining them were stars including Craig David, Gabrielle, Ms Dynamite and John Newman, dance troupe Diversity as well as host MOBO founder Kanya King and BBC 1Xtra’s Trevor Nelson, who co-hosted the event alongside fellow-presenter Sarah-Jane Crawford.

The crowds were also treated to performances from the likes of Rudimental, Ms Dynamite, Fuse ODG, Jahmene Douglas, Tinie Tempah, Iggy Azalea and Naughty Boy.

And the winners are…

Best Song: Naughty Boy – La La La

Naughty Boy Mobo

Best Album: Rudimental – Home

Best Female: Laura Mvula

Laura Mvula mobo

Best Male Act: Wiley

Best Newcomer: Krept and Konan

Best International Act: Kendrick Lamar

Best African Act: Fuse ODG

Best Hip Hop/Grime Act: Tinie Tempah

Best Reggae Act: Sean Paul

Best R&B/Soul Act: Laura Mvula

Best Video: Naughty Boy feat. Sam Smith – La La La

Best Jazz Act: Sons of Kemet

Best Gospel Act: Lurine Cato

The ‘BeMOBO’ Award: Baroness Doreen Lawrence, founder of the Stephen Lawrence Charitable Trust