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Last Updated: Thursday, 30 September, 2004, 21:57 GMT 22:57 UK
In pictures: The Mobos 2004
Jamelia and Brandy
1 of 9
R&B artists Jamelia and Brandy shared a joked ahead of the Music of Black Origin Awards in London on Thursday. Jamelia went on to win three awards.
Kelly Holmes
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Double Olympic gold medallist Kelly Holmes was one of the guests at the ceremony at the Royal Albert Hall. Her outfit was completed with 500,000 worth of jewellery loaned to her for the event.
Janet Jackson
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US star Janet Jackson was invited to the Mobos to present a lifetime achievement award to Anita Baker.
Mos Def
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Hip hop artist and actor Mos Def stepped in at the last minute to host the awards show after Pharrell Williams pulled out due to "scheduling problems".
Natalie Imbruglia and Jamie Cullum
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Jamie Cullum was presented with his best jazz artist award by Natalie Imbruglia.
Protests
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The night was slightly marred by protests outside the venue by the Black Music Council. They were angry that two Jamaican reggae artists were excluded over homophobic lyrics.
Jamelia
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Jamelia was surrounded by an army of dancers during her performance. The singer had a number of costume changes during the evening.
Mary J Blige
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Mary J Blige was one of the special guest performers on the night.
Natasha Kaplinsky
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Despite an early morning presenting BBC Breakfast, Strictly Come Dancing winner Natasha Kaplinsky was still up for a night out with the music stars.



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