Estelle and Leona Lewis won two awards each at the 13th annual MOBO Awards in London. The awards recognize music of black origin.

Estelle was one of the stars of the night, impressing the audience on stage at Wembley Arena with a medley of tunes before returning to the stage with label boss John Legend for a rendition of "No Other Love". She won best U.K. female and best song for "American Boy" featuring Kanye West (HomeSchool/Atlantic).

Legend opened the Oct. 15 show with his new single, "Green Light" (RCA).

Lewis, on the other hand, was one of a handful of absent winners, delivering her two acceptance speeches - she won best video for "Bleeding Love" (Syco/Sony BMG) and best album for "Spirit" (Syco/Sony BMG) - via pre-recorded video message. This method was certainly not met with praise from the close-to-capacity crowd, while other missing winners Dizzee Rascal, Chris Brown and Mavado were also booed for sending friends or fellow artists to accept their awards.

Taio Cruz got the crowd pumping with his hit "She's Like a Star" (Island) with the Sugababes, who returned later in the evening to perform "Stop! In the Name of Love" with a former member of The Supremes, Mary Wilson.

Wilson, who accepted the Lifetime Achievement Award on behalf of the winners Motown, went on to close the show with a medley of "Can't Hurry Love," "Come See About Me" and "Back In My Arms Again."

The big surprise of the night came with special guest Craig David and his duet with grime favorite Tinchy Stryder. The performance list was completed with Jay Sean.

Host Mel B lived up to her Spice Girl expectations with a range of edgy outfits throughout the show, while her co-host Rev Run of Run DMC commanded equally as much attention with his impromptu rhymes and stage presence.

The MOBO Awards were broadcast on BBC Three, with highlights to be shown on BBC One on Oct. 17 and coverage on BBC Radio 1 and 1Xtra.

The complete list of winners is as follows:

Best U.K. Male:
Dizzee Rascal

Best U.K. Female:
Estelle

Best U.K Newcomer:
Chipmunk

Best International Act:
Chris Brown

Best Reggae:
Mavado

Best Jazz:
YolanDa Brown

Best Gospel:
Jahaziel

Best African Act:
9ice

Best Song:
"American Boy" - Estelle feat. Kanye West (HomeSchool/Atlantic)

Best R&B/Soul:
Chris Brown

Best Hip Hop:
Lil' Wayne

Best Video:
Leona Lewis - "Bleeding Love" (Syco/Sony BMG)

Best Album:
Leona Lewis - "Spirit" (Syco/Sony BMG)

Best Radio DJ:
Trevor Nelson

Best Club DJ:
Tim Westwood

Lifetime Achievement:
Motown

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