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Mobo awards 2005: The winners
The winners at the Music of Black Origin (Mobo) awards, held at London's Royal Albert Hall.

John Legend
US singer and songwriter John Legend took the best R&B act award
Best album:
Lemar - Time to Grow

Also nominated:
Common - Be
Kano - Home Sweet Home
John Legend - Get Lifted
Mariah Carey - The Emancipation of Mimi

Best hip hop act:
Sway

Also nominated:
50 Cent
Black Twang
Roots Manuva
The Game
Kano

Best jazz act:
Rhian Benson

Also nominated:
Abram Wilson
Lizz Wright
Madeleine Peyroux
Soweto Kinch

Best R&B act:
John Legend

Also nominated:
Ciara
Lemar
Mariah Carey
Terri Walker
Nate James

Best reggae act:
Damian Marley

Also nominated:
I-Wayne
Richie Spice
Sean Paul
Daddy Yankee

Best single:
Lethal B - Pow (Forward)

Also nominated:
Amerie - 1 Thing
Lemar - If There's Any Justice
Mario - Let Me Love You
Snoop Dogg feat Pharrell Williams - Drop It Like It's Hot

Best UK club DJ:
Steve Sutherland

Also nominated:
Dodge
Manny Norte
Matt White
Semtex
Shortee Blitz

Best UK newcomer:
Kano

Also nominated:
Lethal B
Nate James
Roll Deep
Sway

Best UK radio DJ:
Tim Westwood

Also nominated:
George Kay
Gilles Peterson
Jigs
Masterstepz
Ras Kwame
Ronnie Herel
Semtex
Shortee Blitz and Big Ted
Steve Sutherland
Trevor Nelson
Zane Lowe

Best video:
Snoop Dogg feat Pharrell Williams - Drop It Like It's Hot

Also nominated:
Jamiroquai - Feels Just Like It Should
John Legend - Ordinary People
Lemar - If There's Any Justice
Missy Elliott feat Ciara - Lose Control

Best world music act:
Daddy Yankee

Also nominated:
Ali Farka Toure and Toumani Diabate
Amadou and Mariam Music
Miguel "Anga" Diaz
Zapp Mama

UK act of the year:
Lemar

Also nominated:
Estelle
Kano
Joss Stone
Roll Deep

Best African Act:
Youssou N'dour

Also nominated:
Baaba Maal
Femi Kuti
2 Face
Ladysmith Black Mambazo
Yvonne Chaka Chaka

Posthumous achievement award:
Bob Marley

Outstanding contribution to black music:
Public Enemy

The Mobo awards will be broadcast on BBC One at 2335 BST on Friday 23 September



SEE ALSO
Double Mobo win for singer Lemar
22 Sep 05 |  Entertainment
Lemar: From Fame Academy to fame
25 Aug 05 |  Entertainment
Sound of 2005: Kano
05 Jan 05 |  Entertainment

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