Bobby Friction’s self-titled show walked away with the gong for ‘Best Radio Show’ at the UK Asian Music Awards (UK AMAs).

The award for his show Friction۪ on BBC Asian Network was presented as the stars of the Asian Music scene gathered at the Royal Festival Hall in London. BBC Asian Network۪s Ameet Chana, who hosts the Bhangra show ‘Breakdown’, was also nominated in the same category, alongside Neev from Kiss 100 and Mr Kay from Club Asia.

Bobby said, “The award is great recognition of all the hard work that the team and I do to ensure the show delivers unique and original material that outside of the Friction show, you don۪t get to hear anywhere else.”

Playing the best Asian beats and highlighting new and unsigned music, Bobby۪s show is weekdays on the national digital radio station BBC Asian Network, has long been recognised for championing new and established British Asian music.

The Friction show was recognised with a Sony Gold Award in 2007, adding to the two Sony’s Bobby had previously won (one with Nihal).

Friction’s win follows on from the success of Adil Ray, who won the same category last year for the ‘Adil Ray Show’.