UK Asian Music Awards honours A R Rahman


MUMBAI: The UK Asian Music Awards honoured music maestro AR Rahman with the B4U Music outstanding achievement award.

Rahman’s recent successes includes the Oscar and BAFTA Awards for his music in Slumdog Millionaire.

Located at the Royal Festival Hall in London’s Southbank Centre the event featured a variety of performances and awards.

B4U Music VJ Salil presented the ceremony alongside Karen David. The event included performances by Bishi, H. Dhami, Juggy D, Mumzy, Tasha Tah, Veronica, Jas Dhami, Chunni and Mona Singh, Des-C, D Boy, Sef, Shayal and American Superstars Jagged Edge.

Amongst the winners was Jay Sean who received the award for best male act and the best urban act.

M.I.A, who recently gained fame for her track Paper Planes, won the award for best female act. Rishi Rich walked away with the award for best producer and commitment to the scene, and Bobby Friction won the award for best radio host. Other winners included Gurdaas Maan, H Dhami and Jazzy B.

The event will to be broadcast worldwide on B4U Music.