The Music of Black Origin (Mobo) Awards were held in Glasgow. One of the hosts was American singer Keri Hilson.
One of the big winners were N-Dubz - they won two awards for best album and best UK act.
Crowd favourites JLS performed their number one single Beat Again which also bagged them the award for best song.
British rapper Chipmunk beat of the likes of Kayne West and Eminem to claim the best hip-hop award.
There was also a tribute to Michael Jackson with a special performance from Britain's Got Talent winners Diversity.
The Young Soul Rebels ended the show singing the War Child charity single I Got Soul.