MUMBAI: B4U Music will be presenting the 2009 UK Asian Music Awards on 5 March 2009 in London.
The event will be hosted by B4U’s VJ Salil and singer and actress Karen David. VJ Salil will be traveling to the UK from Mumbai for the event.
This year the UK Asian Music Awards will be held at the prestigious Royal Festival Hall, situated in the London South Bank Centre. Close to 3000 people are expected to attend the awards.
Confirmed artists who are performing at the event include Channi Singh, Mona Singh, Amar ft Jim Beanz, Jagged Edge, H Dhami, Rishi Rich, Veronica, Mumzy, Tasha Tah, Nisha Kataria, Juggy D, Shayal, Romeo, Sef, Swiss, Des-C, D-Boy, DJ 279, Shahin Badar, Mets n Trix, DJ Kayper amongst others.
B4U will also the airing the awards at a later date.
B4U Europe head of sales and marketing Kevin Rego says, “B4U is extremely proud to again be a part of an event that is so important to the UK Asian music scene. Our channel’s aim is to promote artists who have successfully created a space for Asian music in the UK and a ceremony like the UKAMA celebrates this. We are thrilled that B4U’s VJ Salil is joining us for the event and I am certain it will be entertaining.”