The talented Actress Angela Griffin joins list of celebrity presenters at forthcoming 12th annual UMA

by UMATeamon October 31, 2014
Leeds-born Angela Griffin is confirmed to join the list of celebrity presenters at the 12th annual Urban Music Awards taking place on Saturday, the 15th of November 2014. Angela first graced our screens in Yorkshire Television’s Under the Bedclothes aged fourteen after a talent agent spotted her at school. When Angela was sixteen she landed […]

UMA Alumni Jay Sean premiers new video and talks leaving Cash Money

by UMATeamon October 26, 2014
First it was Busta Rhymes, then Tyga and now it’s Jay Sean. It seems the label Cashmoney is going through a delicate period which is completely natural. Artist have a tendency to grow, mature and seek to expand their wings into new territories which might sometimes mean leaving the nest.  Past UMA alumni, Jay Sean […]


by UMATeamon October 25, 2014
Aurie Styla, a young entertainer from London is mostly known for his performing as a stand-up comedian, presenter and owner and host of Funny Heads Entertainment. Anyone who has seen him perform will remember his charisma, tongue-in-cheek banter and fluid delivery. Aurie started stand-up comedy in 2010, but has been on stage since he was […]

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Mula Cake Clothing joins list of bronze sponsors for the 12th annual Urban Music Awards

by UMATeamon October 23, 2014
Mula Cake Clothing was first established in 2010 and has officially been launched in June 2013. It is one of the freshest brands hitting London’s urban fashion markets. This mid-range British brand specialises in producing fun, hip fashionable street wear such as snap back hats, t-shirts, vests and jumpers in a variety of colours for today’s […]
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Colin Jackson CBE joins the list of celebrity presenters for the UMA 2014

by UMATeamon October 20, 2014
Colin Jackson, CBE  joins the list of celebrity guest presenters  at next month’s 12th annual Urban Music Awards. The  Welsh former sprint and hurdling athlete who specialised in the 110 metres hurdles has had a successful career in athletics and is an inspiration to many young athletes worldwide. Over his career representing Great Britain and […]


by UMATeamon October 14, 2014
PHARRELL WILLIAMS, NEON JUNGLE, M-NEK, CLEAN BANDIT, ED SHEERAN, WRETCH 32, FUSE ODG & KATY B are amongst the front runners for the 12th annual Urban Music Awards 2014 London, UK 13th of October 2014, Today the prestigious European Urban Music Awards & the UMA Academy announced the nominees for this year’s highly anticipated 12th annual […]

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UMA Alumini, Ed Sheeran reveals rise from the bottom story

by UMATeamon October 13, 2014
Ed Sheeran, is a previous Urban Music Awards winner and a current nominee for the #UMA2014. In an extract taken from his brand new book ‘A Visual Story’. Sheeran let’s the world know the challenges it takes to make it to the place he is today. Ed Sheeran has admitted that he slept rough for […]

10 things you did’nt know about M.I.A

by UMATeamon October 12, 2014
If you are a keen UMA fan you will know we have always championed female rapper, M.I.A for her creativity and never being afraid to stand out and be different. Why? cause she knows, no one on the any corner has swagger like us!!  Talking about swagger, here are 10 things you did’nt know about […]

Exclusive Interview: Throwback interview with UK artist, Example

by Charlie Simpsonon October 12, 2014
He is a past UMA nominee and has had countless hits in the charts. From global festivals, to national tours. Example is continously breaking new records. Watch our very own Karl Thompson (aka . DJ Carlos) interview UK artist Example as he explains his rise to fame and why Wretch 32 is his big inspiration!! […]


There is no stopping Lethal Bizzle!!

by Charlie Simpsonon October 12, 2014
It seems like there is no stopping Lethal Bizzle. From his early pirate station days with More Fire Crew to getting signed to Polydor and bringing hits such as ‘Oi’, ‘Pow’ and many more hits to the mainstream and his stint with Fire Camp working on the Urban Music Awards very own Invincible Radio in […]