Long serving presenter, Bobby Friction has won the gong for ‘Best Radio Show’ at the recently held UK Asian Music Awards.
Bobby who presents the ‘Friction’ show weeknights at 22:00 on the BBC Asian Network, beat off competition from friend Nihal, Neev from national digital station, Kiss, Noreen from the BBC Asian Network and Nikki Neru from Buzz Asia.
Last year, Nihal had walked away with the same award. He also hosted this year’s event at the Camden Roundhouse in London. Nihal said, “Having been part of the UK AMA�۪s for many years now, I have seen the industry grow and become stronger and more powerful. The UK Asian music scene has progressed incredibly this year and the show plays an integral part in highlighting and celebrating good music and great talent.”
Two big winners on the night were Jay Sean and Panjabi By Nature (PBN), who shared the spotlight by each taking home two coveted awards.
Jay Sean, who made a special appearance on the night, walked away with the ��Best Video�۪ award for his hit single ��2012�۪ featuring Nicki Minaj as well as the Lebara Mobile ��Best Male Award�۪. Jay was presented the huge and most desired accolade by friend and ��Every Little Part of Me�۪ singer, Alesha Dixon.
PBN, did the West Midlands proud by winning the BBC Asian Network�۪s and The Official Charts Company inaugural ��Best Selling British Single�۪ award for ��Kaun Nee Jaandah�۪, along with the hugely successful album ��Crowd Pleaser�۪ being selected for the ��Best Album�۪ award.