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Published on July 17th, 2010 | by Denny Armatrading

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Urban Music Awards Launch Party

Urban Music Awards Launch Party

The Urban Music Awards press launch was held at Tuatara night club in Chelsea. Tuatara is one of London’s hottest and newest venue’s and the venue Roll Deep chose to shoot their good Times video. With this in mind it was no surprise that the organisers of the Urban Music Awards chose this venue to hold this years press.

The night was hosted by Rachel White (Big Brother 11) and X Factors Andy Abraham who read the nominations and introduced the panel.

The panel were:
C.E.O of Urban Music Awards & Invincible Ltd, Jordan Kensington, Marketing Manager for Urban Music Awards & Invincible Ltd, Mark Smith, The Manager of The Tuatara Club and DJ Swerve from Kiss 100fm

UMA 2010 Launch Panel

Among the guest were legendary UK R&B group Damage, DJ Swerve (who was up for two awards) and other fellow nominees including dance troupe Status. Unfortunately many of the nominees from the best newcomers or the best Asian act categories couldn’t make it but we hope to catch them at the awards on the 18th September.

Dance Group Status

I did manage to get a minute with Jade of Damage (and fiancé of Emma Bunton) who introduced me to the rest of the Damage boys.
This was the first time I had met the boys but found them to be very down to earth and friendly, so if your like me and are fans of the boys you will be very interested to know that they officially announced they have got back together and are going to releasing a new track very soon.

image of Damage at 2010 launch party of UMA

Damage

Watch this space for more information on when it will be released.

The press conference was followed by a fashion show and the launch of Britain’s Next Model Superstar.

The Invincible group who run the UMAs are expanding into fashion. They put together an impressive line up from many up and coming designers. And the launch of Britain’s Next Model Superstar 2010 went down a storm with on lookers clamouring to get a look.

Britains Next Model Superstar 2010 launch

Britains Next Model Superstar

The evening wrapped up with the after party going into the early hours of the morning.
Be sure to vote for your favourite artists at this years Urban Music Awards by clicking here.

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About the Author

is a massive music fan and has been writing professionally about it since 2009. Graduating from University in Digital Arts & Design for Interactive Media, Denny has years of experience working online in various areas. Music is his passion and his work.


One Response to Urban Music Awards Launch Party

  1. Leo says:

    Great times!!! 🙂 (first model)

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