The South London MC, Stormzy, was the big winner at the 2017 Mobo awards – the annual celebration of black music.
He went home with three prizes: best male artist, best grime act, and best album, for the chart-topping Gang Signs & Prayer and was nominated in five categories.
Nigerian artist, Wizkid beat a strong field including Jay-Z and Kendrick Lamar to net the best international artist prize.
The 2017 Mobo winners in full:
Best male act: Stormzy
Best female act: Stefflon Don
Best album: Stormzy – Gang Signs & Prayer
Best newcomer: Dave
Best song: J Hus – Did You See
Best video: Mist – Hot Property
Best hip-hop act: Giggs
Best grime act: Stormzy
Best R&B/soul act: Craig David
Best international act: Wizkid
Best African act: Davido
Best reggae act: Damian Marley
Best jazz act: Moses Boyd
Best gospel act: Volney Morgan & New-Ye
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