It launches on All4 next week
The awards returned last night to celebrate music of Black origin
“It is now more important than ever to be there and to continue the rich history of showcasing the very best of Black music and culture”
Tributes have been paid to the DJ, whose “contribution to the Black British Music scene will never be forgotten”
"The music industry, it is fair to say, could and should have dealt better with black artists, black run companies and taken on more black executives"
The top boy gave out his real number
JME & Krept & Konan dominate with four nominations each.
London-based hip hop DJ Swing, formerly of the Boogie Bunch Crew, died last week following a long struggle with Leukaemia.