Moelogo, Amanda Starr, Rachel Kerr, Ms Banks, White Yardie and directors of “The Intent” Nicky Slimting & Femi Oyeniran were among the winners of Sunday’s UK Entertainment Awards 2016 at the prestigious Marriott Hotel at West India Quay.
White Yardie appreciated his second win as Best Comedian by sending an winning message from Canada, where he’s rehearsing for his ”One Man” show. Tickets to his gig at the IndigO2 are available to purchase right now.
Moelogo, WSTRN, Ms Banks won their individual categories as Best Soloist, Newcomer and Rapper. Moelogo sent a personal message to his fans on his instagram.
Rachel Kerr gives a gratitude to UEA for recognising Gospel talent in the UK while scooping up her winning award for Best Gospel. Ms Kerr dedicated her award to God, family most importantly her husband. Plus, she amazes the audience with her powerful voice! The spirit lead vocal-powerhouse continue to shine a light on the UK Gospel community, and this continues with Gospel artist Laurine Cato, who brought heavens with her performance.
Breakthrough Brit Malachi Kirby wins Best Actor, beating the likes of Kayode Akinyemi and Scorcher. Whilst Adi Alfa takes a second U E Award for Best Actress. However, the most inspirational speech of the night has to go to Beat London’s Amanda Starr. Who beat the likes of many huge heavy weights in her category for Best Online/Radio Show – Drivetime With Amanda.
Video director Frost wins the Best Director and DJ Tinny take his first award as Best DJ, leaving the young DJ speechless when taking his award.
Hosts Travis Jay and KG the comedian brought all of the laughter and comedy at the Marriott Hotel on Sunday. There were a few surprising guests including Ashley Walters and Dora-Martin. Other performances on the night were Lottie and poet Dylema.
We would like to thank the UK Entertainment Awards team for inviting us, as we had an amazing time and we have seen this event from first-hand grow in strength, numbers and respect within this ever competitive industry. It was such a great way to end 2016 and starting looking towards the fruits of our labour in 2017.