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MOBO Awards 2009

La Toya attended the MOBO 2009 Awards to honor her Brother Michael.   The  Awards  took place  at the  Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre (SECC) in   GlasgowScotland. This was the first time the awards took place outside   London.

A tribute performance was dedicated to   Michael Jackson, who was honoured with the MOBO Lifetime Achievement Award.  La Toya introduced a tribute to her late Brother which included Jermaine Jackson, while kelly Rowland and David Guetta performed their hit “When Love Takes Over”.

Young Soul Rebels performed their charity single, “I Got Soul“.  Reggie Yates and Keri Hilson  hosted the awards. Other guests included   Rihanna  who opened the show and  Amir Khan  who presented an award.

Beyoncé was among the big winners, while host Hilson went home with the award for Best R&B/Soul Act.


The show was watched by an estimated 250 million viewers worldwide.

The Mobo Awards.

Mobo Awards.  Launched in 1996, by founder and CEO Kanya King, the MOBO Awards were the first in Europe to celebrate urban music. In its 16 year history, the MOBO Awards has undoubtedly played an instrumental role in elevating black music and culture to mainstream popular status in the UK and  is proud to have played a significant part in launching the UK’s biggest and brightest urban acts over the years.

R’n’B Queen and MOBO Ambassador Alesha Dixon and MOBO Recommends rising star Yasmin had the pleasure of announcing this year’s awards host city of Glasgow

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