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Naughty Boy wins big at MOBO Awards

Naughty Boy wins big at MOBO Awards

Oct 19 2013, 5:42pm CDT | by Bang Showbiz

Laura Mvula and Naughty Boy were the big winners at the 2013 MOBO (Music of Black Origin) Awards tonight (10.19.13). The 27-year-old soul singer-songwriter beat off stiff competition from Jessie J,...

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Naughty Boy wins big at MOBO Awards

Oct 19 2013, 5:42pm CDT | by Bang Showbiz

Laura Mvula and Naughty Boy were the big winners at the 2013 MOBO (Music of Black Origin) Awards tonight (10.19.13).

The 27-year-old soul singer-songwriter beat off stiff competition from Jessie J, Jessie Ware, Lianne La Havas and Rita Ora to win Best Female Act and also picked up the award for Best R&B/Soul Act.

Naughty Boy, whose real name is Shahid Khan, won Best Song for his hit 'La, La, La' featuring Sam Smith, as well as Best Video for the same track.

'Boom Blast' hitmaker Wiley, who received the most nominations with four categories, took home one award for Best Male Act.

Other big winners included electronic act Rudimental, who won Best Album for 'Home,' and Tine Tempah who was named Best UK Hip Hop/Grime Act.

Kendrick Lamar was named Best International Act ahead of his fellow nominees Justin Timberlake, Ciara, Iggy Azalea, J.Cole, Jason Derulo, Jay Z, Kanye West, Miguel and 'Blurred Lines' singer Robin Thicke.

The 18th annual awards ceremony took place at the SSE Hydro in Glasgow, Scotland, and featured performances from acts including Tinie Tempah, Rudimental and Iggy Azealea.

Full List of 2013 MOBO Winners:

Best Newcomer in association with HTC:

Krept and Konan

Best Male Act:

Wiley

Best Female Act In association with Tresor Paris:

Laura Mvula

Best Video in association with SBTV:

Naughty Boy feat. Sam Smith - 'La La La'

Best UK Hip Hop/Grime:

Tinie Tempah

Best Album:

Rudimental - 'Home'

Best R&B/Soul Act:

Laura Mvula

Best Song in Association with PRSforMusic:

Naughty Boy - 'La La La'

Best International Act:

Kendrick Lamar

Best African Act:

Fuse ODG

Best Jazz Act:

Sons Of Kemet

Best Gospel Act:

Lurine Cato

Best Reggae Act:

Sean Paul

Be MOBO:

Stephen Lawrence Trust

Source: Bang Showbiz

 
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Sam Smith Under Attack For Cropping Out Rapper Riff Raff (Photo)

Sep 2 2014 11:29am CDT | Source: Houston's Hot Hits

Sam Smith was one of the many performers at the MTV VMA’s and he took a picture with Katy Perry, who was sitting next to Riff Raff, and Charli XCX jumped in the picture, too. Riff Raff was NOT pleased that he got cropped out! This was the picture posted by Sam Smith: However, I did some investigating and found some other pictures that shows Riff Raff trying to avoid being in the pictures Sam Smith ...
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Kim Kardashian asked to be seated far away from Rita Ora at the VMAs

Sep 2 2014 7:40am CDT | Source: Celebitchy.com

Back in 2012, Rob Kardashian was dating a barely-known singer (barely known in America) named Rita Ora. They broke up in dramatic fashion – in truth, the breakup was more notable than the relationship. Rob publicly accused Rita of cheating on him with “more than 20 dudes,” which… yeah, I always sort of believed. I think Rita is a cheater and I think her whole vibe is pretty shady. Anyway, Rob fell into ...
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Today's iTunes UK Charts: The Script No.1, Robin Schulz & Lillywood No.2

Sep 2 2014 7:00am CDT | Source: Music Week

Today's iTunes UK charts – correct at the time of posting (1pm) – are: Singles: Superheroes – The Script Prayer In C – Robin Schulz & Lillywood Won’t Look Back (Radio Edit) – Duke Dumont Shake It Off – Taylor Swift Ugly Heart – G.R.L. Black Widow (feat. Rita Ora) – Iggy Azalea Lovers On The Sun (feat. Sam Martin) – David Guetta Maps – Maroon 5 Am I Wrong – Nico & Vinz Rude – MAGIC! Albums: ...
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'Piracy sites don't love music - they love money'

Sep 1 2014 3:38pm CDT | Source: Music Week

Culture Secretary Sajid Javid MP today offered some remarkably strong words in favour of the UK record industry – even telling Google that if it doesn’t “step up and show willing” to tackle piracy, it risks being punished by new laws. Former Treasury Minister Javid, who was named Culture Secretary in April, gave a keynote address this afternoon at the BPI’s AGM in London, and pulled no punches whe ...
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“Fancy soap opera ‘Downton Abbey’ has a new Season 5 trailer” links

Sep 1 2014 9:00am CDT | Source: Celebitchy.com

The trailer for Season 5 of Downton Abbey. Poor Edith! [Pajiba] Rufus Wainwright subscribes to The Jeremy Irons School of Gross Parenting. [Dlisted] Do you still have a crush on Matthew Lewis? [A Socialite Life] Yes, Ariana Grande needs to stop trying to dance. [Go Fug Yourself] The Jenner girls are dumb as rocks. [The Blemish] Sam Smith doesn’t care for Riff Raff. [Buzzfeed] Lavinia Guglielman’s terrible dress in Venice. [Moe ...
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Today's iTunes UK Charts: Duke Dumont No.1, Maroon 5 No.2

Sep 1 2014 7:00am CDT | Source: Music Week

Today's iTunes UK charts – correct at the time of posting (1pm) – are: Singles: Won’t Look Back (Radio Edit) – Duke Dumont Superheroes – The Script Prayer In C – Robin Schulz & Lillywood Shake It Off – Taylor Swift Ugly Heart – G.R.L. Lovers On The Sun (feat. Sam Martin) – David Guetta Black Widow (feat. Rita Ora) – Iggy Azalea Maps – Maroon 5 Am I Wrong – Nico & Vinz Rude – MAGIC!  Albums: V – Maroon 5 Royal Blood – Royal ...
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Official Charts Analysis: Royal Blood's debut LP lands at No.1 with 65,812 sales

Sep 1 2014 4:14am CDT | Source: Music Week

ALBUMSWith Collabro's Stars twinkling less brightly as it slides 1-4 (21,913 sales), the successors to the throne are Royal Blood, whose eponymous debut is crowned on sales of 65,812 copies. It's a healthy opening tally for the Sussex rock duo considering that none of the four preview singles released from the set made the Top 40 - they are heading in the right direction however, as first release Out Of The ...
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Charli XCX’s “Boom Clap” Reaches #1 at Pop

Aug 29 2014 11:13pm CDT | Source: Oh No They Didn't!

Charli XCX reaches #1 at pop for the second time this summer as "Boom Clap" overtakes "Stay with Me."Only two artists reached the #1 position on Mediabase’s pop radio airplay chart twice this summer.One was Iggy Azalea, who appeared on the chart-topping hits “Fancy” and “Problem.”The other is Azlaea’s “Fancy” collaborator Charli XCX, who ascends to the #1 position on the latest rolling airplay chart.While Mediabase will not certify “Boom Clap” as an official ...
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Expect To Hear Angel Haze Singing With Haim And Sam Smith On Her New EP

Aug 29 2014 5:32pm CDT | Source: Oh No They Didn't!

Angel Haze is turning a new leaf. Well, actually, it’s not that new. While most people already know the 23-year-old as an established rapper (who gave the middle finger to her label last year), her next EP will show off a lot more of her singing skills.When she walked the red carpet at the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards, Angel Haze revealed that she’s working on a brand new EP, which will take her back to her vocal roots. “It features me singing a lot more which is crazy,” she told MTV N ...
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Riff Raff Slams Sam Smith for Cropping Him Out of VMAs Photo: ‘Your Face is Super Huge’

Aug 29 2014 2:40pm CDT | Source: 92.3 NOW

By Philip Cosores For most of us, taking a picture with Riff Raff would be a dream come true. Most of us, that is, except Sam Smith. Fuse notes that at the VMAs last week, Smith had a photo taken of him posing with rising pop star Charli XCX, featuring Katy Perry on the side making a goofy face. We can only imagine what Perry’s date Riff Raff was doing in the picture, because we can’t see him! Related: Riff Raff Offers His Take on Nicki Minaj’s ‘Anaconda': Listen In the photo ...
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