20 Years! The Music Of Black Origin awards celebrated it’s 20th anniversary awards show after starting up back in 1996. After two decades of influencing generations of musical artists to aspire to greatness, the ceremony was back last night at the First Direct Arena in Leeds boasting more talent than ever.


In case you missed the amazing event last night, we’ve got you covered below with a list of the winners and performances you won’t want to miss out on.




Best Jazz Act – Binker And Moses


Best Gospel Act – Faith Child


Best RNB/Soul Act – Shakka


Best African Act – Fuse ODG


Best Album – Krept And Konan


Best Female Act – Ella Eyre


Best Grime Act – Stormzy


Best Hip-Hop Act – Krept And Konan


Best International Album – Drake


Best Male Act – Stormzy


Best Newcomer – Section Boyz


Best Reggae Act – Popcaan


Best Song – Skepta


Best Video – FKA Twigs




Rita Ora – ‘Body on Me’ & ‘Poison’ + Section Boyz ‘Trapping Ain’t Dead’


 FKA Twigs – ‘Figure 8’ & ‘In Time’


Lethal Bizzle – ‘Fester Skank’ & ‘Pow’


Ella Eyre – ‘Even If’ 


Lianne La Havas – ‘Unstoppable’


Krept And Konan – ‘Fallin’ & ‘Certified’ & ‘Freak Of The Week’



Fuse ODG – ‘Dangerous Love’ 


Naughty Boy FT Arrow Benjamin & Shezar – ‘Runnin’ (Lose It All)’



Shakka – ‘Say Nada’ 


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