LONDON, UK (MOBO Awards Official Website) - The year's Mercury Music
Prize winner, Ms. Dynamite, swept the MOBO Awards 2002 with three wins Tuesday (Oct. 1) night at the London Arena.
The 21-year-old artist took home the awards for London Tonight U.K. Act of the Year, Best Single in Association with Galaxy Network, and Best Newcomer in Association with Kiss 100. Ashanti was honored with two awards for Best R&B Act in Association with Choice FM and Best Hip-Hop Act was Ja Rule featuring Ashanti.
Here is the complete list of MOBO 2002 winners:
Best R&B Act in Association with Choice FM: Ashanti
Best Video in Association with MTV Base: Aaliyah
Best Hip-Hop Act: Ja Rule featuring Ashanti
London Tonight U.K. Act of the Year: Ms. Dynamite
MasterCard Best Album: Alicia Keys, Songs in A Minor
Best Single in Association with Galaxy Network: Ms. Dynamite, "It Takes More"
Best Newcomer in Association with Kiss 100: Ms. Dynamite
Best Producer in Association with uk.MP3.com: The Neptunes
Best Garage Act in Association with The Daily Telegraph: Mis-Teeq
Best Reggae Act: Sean Paul
Best U.K. DJ: Steve Sutherland
Best Jazz Act: Norah Jones
Best Gospel Act: Michelle Williams
Best World Music Act in Association with British Airways: Angelique Kidjo
Raymond Weil MOBO UnSung Award: Street Politiks
MOBO Outstanding Achievement Award: Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes
MOBO Outstanding Contribution to Urban Music: Jimmy Cliff
MOBO Lifetime Achievement: Chaka Khan