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Lebara Mobile UK Asian Music Awards (UKAMA 2012) Results

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The UK’s defining Urban Bhangra pioneers RDB thrilled audiences with the exclusive world premiere of their new track ‘BIG’. Alongside RDB brothers Manj and Surj, ‘BIG’ features some of UK’s biggest musical sensations, for a never before seen collaboration on one definitive track. Talents include Jazzy B, Dr Zeus, PBN, Bups Sagoo, Jassi Sidhu, Balwinder Safri, Apache Indian, H Dhami, DCS, Jaz Dhami, MC JD, Kateyez, DJ Sanj, Raftaar and Badhshah who join forces with RDB brothers Manj and Surj. ‘BIG’ will be available to download via iTunes on Thursday 25th October. Speaking about BIG, Surj and Manj say: “BIG is a positive song aimed at all those people who feel that they have accomplished something in life. It can be from the smallest thing to a huge achievement, but this song makes you feel larger than life….simply put, it makes you feel BIG. We are delighted that the World Premiere of ‘BIG’ will take place at this year’s AMAs.”

The crowd at Wembley Arena were treated to performances from rising star Arjun who has racked up an incredible 15 million YouTube hits, Mumzy Stranger – winner of last year’s Best Urban Act, British Bollywood-award winner Ash King, British singer / songwriter Shide Boss, X-Factor and YouTube sensation ‘One Pound Fish’, Indian fashion icon and songstress Kanika Kapoor with Bilal Saeed, Malaysian Bhangra stars Goldkartz, the winner of this year’s Nokia Unsigned Award, Amanjot Sangha and international smash hit artist Imran Khan.

This year the renowned MOBO Awards give their support to the AMAs to present the Best Urban Act in association with MOBO, with Metz & Trix, Raxstar, Arjun, Roach Killa and Mumzy Stranger all battling it out for the coveted Award.


Best Club DJ: Panjabi Hit Squad

Unsigned Newcomer: Amanjot Sangha

Best Alternative Act: Raghu  Dixit

Best Radio Show: Kiss 100 (DJ Neev)

Best Selling Download: Rahat Fateh Ali Khan for Teri Meri

Best International Album: Honey Singh for International Villager

Best International Act: Rahat Fateh Ali Khan

Best Producer: Dr Zeus

Best Album: JK with Gabru Panjab Dha

Best Desi Act: RDB

Best Video: M.I.A with Bad Girls

British Artist of the Decade: Jay Sean

International Artist of the Decade: Rahat Fateh Ali Khan

Best Urban Act: Arjun

Best Newcomer: Shide Boss

Best Female Act: Preeya Kalidas

Commitement to the Scene: RDB

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