With this years nominees including Chipmunk, Tinie Tempah, Alexandra Burke, Roll Deep, Jay Sean, Jazz Dhami and much more. This years awards is defintely not one to be missed. R&B boy band Damage are to receive the outstanding achievement award. Soul legend Sade is to receive the lifetime achievement award.
This years UMA’s celebrates the success of urban music by producing a show with a great mix of comedy, fashion and most importantly music. Seven fashion designers are to collaborate with over 35 models from Britain’s Next Model Superstar to provide a catwalk backdrop to the hottest music performance.
With just under a few days to go to to the 8th annual Urban Music Awards, The Mixup thought we would give you a run down on who and what you can expect from this years UMA’s.
Super Model Caprice is the latest addition to the list of celebrity presenters gracing the stage. Also expect to see Diane Parish who plays Denise Fox on the BBC 1 hit soap show Eastenders. Before playing the character of Denise Fox, Diane has been in The Bill, Baby Father and the Final Passage. Jermanine Defoe, the English footballer who plays as a striker for Tottenham Hotspur, has also been added to the list of celebrity presenters. Also Antony Costa from one of the most successful boybands of the last ten years, Blue will also be present on the day at the 8th annual awards. The event will be held at a private location in London and will be packed with celebrities from the world of sports, television film and of course music.
The Mixup will be there on the night and will keep you updated on all the hot news and gossip from the evening so keep tuned and watch this space!!
Catch up from the 2009 USA UMA’s in New York