The perfect Storm(zy)! Grime artist sweeps the board at MOBO Awards as he takes home three gongs while busty Stefflon Don and surprise winner Idris Elba scoop coveted honours
He was nominated for five awards ahead of tonight's annual celebration of urban music.
And now grime artist Stormzy, 24, has walked away with three coveted MOBOs from Wednesday's ceremony at Leeds'?First Direct Arena.
The British rapper bagged himself Best Male, Best Album and Best Grime Act at the 22nd Mobo Awards and was in good company in the winner's lounge as actor Idris Elba and singer Stefflon Don also picked up honours.
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Winners: Grime artist Stormzy, 24, has walked away with three coveted MOBOs from Wednesday's ceremony at Leeds' First Direct Arena alongside actor Idris Elba (R)
In jovial spirits after his win, Stormzy beamed as he posed backstage with his three statues in his ribbed black jumper while his other half Maya Jama presented the show.
The rap artist - who hails from Croydon - has enjoyed incredible success in 2017 as he made his way into the mainstream with his chart-topping album Gang Signs and Prayer and also with his top 10 smash, Big For Your Boots.
Following Stormzy's winning streak, acclaimed British actor Idris Elba took home the Paving The Way award - which has previously been won by Miss Dynamite and Nicola Adams.
The Mountain Between Us star looked effortlessly cool as he picked up his honour in a statement double breasted coat with faux fur lapels.?
Thrilled: British rapper and singer?Stefflon Don picked up Best Female Act at the awards
Thrilled: The musician had been up for three gongs but walked away with a top prize
Delight: The British rapper bagged himself Best Male, Best Album and Best Grime Act at the 22nd Mobo Awards
Beaming: In jovial spirits after his win, Stormzy beamed as he posed backstage with his three statues in his ribbed black jumper while his other half Maya Jama presented the show
Honoured: Following Stormzy's winning streak, acclaimed British actor Idris Elba took home the Paving The Way award which has previously been won by Miss Dynamite and Nicola Adams
Style savvy: The Mountain Between Us star looked effortlessly cool as he picked up his honour in a statement double breasted coat with faux fur lapels
Delighted: Idris posed with his award and founder of MOBOs, Kanya King backstage
While the night was dominated by male winners, British rapper and singer Stefflon Don accepted her award for Best Female Act.
Looking sensational, the Birmingham native picked up the honour in a striking pair of chaps and cutout bodysuit while her statement purple locks cascaded over her shoulder.
The 26-year-old music star - who also performed on the night - couldn't contain her excitement after she picked up her honour and posed with it backstage.
Other music star who took home awards were J Hus who won Best Song for his track Did You See and Giggs who won Best Hip Hop Act while South Londoner Dave won?Best Newcomer.
While Mist picked up Best Video, Wizkid for Best International Act and?Craig David nabbed his sixth MOBO for Best R&B/Soul Act.?
Elsewhere, Damian Marley was named Best Reggae Act, Moses Boyd took home Best Jazz Act, Davido won Best African Act,?and Volney Morgan & New-Ye won Best Gospel Act.
Happy: While the night was dominated by male winners, British rapper and singer Stefflon Don accepted her award for Best Female Act
Statement: Looking sensational, the Birmingham native picked up the honour in a striking pair of chaps and cutout bodysuit while her statement purple locks cascaded over her shoulder
Grateful: Davido poses in the winners room with the the Best African award at the MOBO Awards
Earlier in the evening, show host Maya Jama's big night was overshadowed by a wince-inducing fashion fail on Wednesday, when she arrived at the annual urban event in the exact same dress as guest Sarah-Jane Crawford.?
Presenter Maya and Celebs Go Dating star Sarah, 34, suffered the ultimate red carpet catastrophe as they both posed in a showstopping diamond-encrusted dress at the Leeds First Direct Arena.?
Maya channeled Old Hollywood glamour in her styling, throwing a chic pale blue fur stole over her shoulder.
Complementing her retro look, the presenter styled her glossy raven locks in polished waves that effortlessly framed her striking features.?
Framing her dark eyes with lashings of mascara and winged liner, Maya plumped her pout with a subtle slick of taupe lipstick.
Letting her statement dress do all the talking, she added height to her statuesque frame with black snakeskin barely-there heels.?
Awkward! Maya Jama (L), who is hosting the MOBO Awards, suffered the ultimate red carpet catastrophe when she arrived in the same dress as guest Sarah-Jane Crawford (R)
Sizzling:?Maya Jama took centre-stage in a showstopping diamond-encrusted dress as she arrived at the annual urban event at the Leeds First Direct Arena on Wednesday
Looking good:?The 23-year-old presenter flashed her lithe limbs in the thigh-grazing number as she hit the red carpet on the night - which is all the more special as her rapper boyfriend Stormzy is up for five gongs
Having fun:?The brunette beauty channeled Old Hollywood glamour in her styling, throwing a chic pale blue fur stole over her shoulder
Ready for her close-up:?Framing her dark eyes with lashings of mascara and winged liner, Maya plumped her pout with a subtle slick of taupe lipstick
Exciting: The night is all the more special for Maya as her long-term boyfriend Stormzy is up for five nominations - for?for Best Male, Best Grime Act, Best Album for Gang Signs & Prayer, Best Song and Best Video for Big For Your Boots
Meanwhile, Sarah-Jane let the embellished halterneck dress take centre-stage by eschewing accessories and adding simple metallic heels.
Maya was joined by Jennifer Metcalfe, 34, and Chelsea Healey, 28, at the annual urban music event.
The Hollyoaks stars - who play family members Goldie and Mercedes McQueen on the Channel 4 soap - showcased their signature style and incredible post-baby bodies for the annual urban music event.?
Showcasing her jaw-dropping post-baby body, Chelsee stunned in a plunging mini dress which displayed her petite frame with aplomb.
Mane attraction:?Complementing her retro look, the presenter styled her glossy raven locks in polished waves that effortlessly framed her striking features
Diamonds are a girl's best friend: The brunette beauty complemented her look with dazzling drop chandelier earrings?
Working her angles: Maya flashed a sultry pout as she posed on the red carpet?
Oh dear!?Meanwhile, Sarah-Jane let the embellished halterneck dress take centre-stage by eschewing accessories and adding simple metallic heels
Same styling! The similarity with her and Maya's look even extended to their hair, as they both styled their tresses in long flowing waves?
Her plunging garment featured a sheer lace bodice which kicked into a black feathered skirt that accentuated her slender pins.
The Waterloo Road actress added inches to her diminutive height as she walked the red carpet in a pair of glittering metallic sandals.
Keeping to her glamorous display, she worked her brunette locks into a voluminous curl which teased at her statement cross earrings.
Mothers night out: Jennifer Metcalfe, 34, and Chelsee Healey, 28, made sure to take a short break from parenting duties as they donned their gladrags for the MOBO Awards at Leeds' First Direct Arena on Wednesday
Dazzling:?The Hollyoaks stars - who play family members Goldie and Mercedes McQueen on the Channel 4 soap - showcased their signature style and incredible post-baby bodies for the annual urban music event
Birds of a feather: Showcasing her jaw-dropping post-baby body, Chelsee stunned in a plunging mini dress which displayed her petite frame with aplomb
The former Strictly Come Dancing competitor welcomed her baby girl with boyfriend Jack Molloy in July this year.
After keeping her baby's name anonymous for a while, the star finally revealed her daughter's name as Coco Valentine Healey-Molloy on a post on Instagram in August.?
Offsetting Chelsea's glittering look, Jennifer displayed her signature style in a boho-inspired maxi dress.
The female boss is back!?Tulisa Contostavlos flaunted her svelte physique in a sleek black gown with sexy sheer panels that cinched in her tiny waist?
Taking centre-stage: The former X Factor judge flashed a peek of her ample cleavage in the plunging number as she hit the red carpet?
The brunette beauty's equally plunging number featured a daring front slit which teased at her toned legs while she posed for photos on the carpet.
Showcasing plenty of cleavage and also her decolletage, the new mum looked sensational as she worked her glossy tresses into a straight style which cascaded down her back.
The soap star was glowing as she made her way up the carpet in her nude strappy sandals, while accessorising her look with a silver necklace and matching earrings.
Wild thing: Love Island star Olivia Buckland went braless beneath a chic leopard print trouser suit, which she teamed with Perspex barely-there heels?
Double trouble: The blonde beauty was joined by her Love Island beau Alex Bowen, who looked smitten as he wrapped an arm around his partner?
Style statement: Jessie Ware looked quirky in a navy checked gown with Eighties-inspired puffball shoulders and a plunging neckline?
Turning heads: The 33-year-old Say You Love Me hitmaker layered black trousers under the draped garment and added heigth with some simple suede courts?
Jennifer welcomed her adorable baby boy Daye Colmic Lake in June with ex-Geordie Shore star Greg Lake, 32.
Speaking to OK! Magazine, she said the birth was surprisingly over and done with in a matter of minutes. She said: 'I would take labour over pregnancy any day. I pushed him out in about five minutes!'?
The new mums' glamorous display comes as they join a wealth of stars and the biggest names in urban music for the annual musical event.?
Check her out!?Stefflon Don caught the eye in a black latex crop top which she layered under a belted PVC tartan trench coat?
Avert your eyes! The Hurtin' Me hitmaker looked utterly confident as she flashed the flesh in her skin-baring ensemble, whjich she teamed with vibrant purple-hued tresses?
Red hot: Singer Jorga Smith, 20, opted for a scarlet minidress featuring decadent beading and scallop lace edging?
Battle of the scarlet sirens: The singer was joined by?Dominique Young Unique who rocked an Eighties-style puffball one-shoulder minidress
Performing on the night, Cardi B is due to give an electric performance at the MOBO awards, alongside UK acts Krept and Konan, Stefflon Don and Yungen.
Maya will take to the stage in Leeds to help run the 2017 Mobos, and will be the youngest to have ever hosted the biggest awards in Urban music. The awards first began 22 years ago, and Maya is just 23.?
'I could not be more thrilled to announce that I will be hosting this year's MOBO Awards in Leeds. It's an honour to be included as they celebrate their 22nd year – it's going to be massive. The night can't come soon enough!' she said.
Sports-luxe: Gifty Louise, who competed in last year's X Factor, kept it casual in a scarlet sports-trim trouser suit and racy crop top?
Stealing the limelight: Former Strictly Come Dancing contestant and actress?Chizzy Akudolu joined forces with professional dancer Oti Mabuse on the night?
Keeping it casual: Singer Mabel rocked denim co-ords while?Nadia Rose slung an opulent fur coat off her shoulders?
And with boyfriend Stormzy facing five nominations for Best Male, Best Grime Act, Best Album for Gang Signs & Prayer, Best Song and Best Video for Big For Your Boots, it'll be an extra special night for the couple?
It comes off the back of quite the year for Stormzy, who has performed at the Brits, received a Mercury nomination for his acclaimed debut and even been photographed with Prince Harry.
Stormzy, real name Michael Omari, is also shortlisted for best grime star as well as best song and best video at the 22nd Mobos in Leeds.
Bold look: Marvin Humes,?whose former band JLS have been Mobo recipients, is hosting the night alongside Maya Jama?
Excited:?Humes said: The MOBOs have been a huge part of my life, I've been lucky enough to attend, perform and win over the years so now to be back as a host alongside Maya Jama is a huge honour'
Big night: Mercury Prize-winner Sampha has been nominated for best male and best album while actor
He will compete with J Hus and Mercury Prize-winner Sampha for best male and best album while actor and DJ Idris Elba is to be honoured with a Paving The Way gong for his 'achievements in the arts and contribution to British culture'.
A paving stone will be embedded at a location in London, where the Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom star grew up.
Maya is hosting alongside Marvin Humes, whose former band JLS have been Mobo recipients.
Humes said: The MOBOs have been a huge part of my life, I've been lucky enough to attend, perform and win over the years so now to be back as a host alongside Maya Jama is a huge honour.
Other stars expected to attend the event include rapper Wiley, shortlisted for best grime act, model Jourdan Dunn, and comedian Michael Dapaah - the man behind Big Shaq's Mans Not Hot.?
MOBO Awards 2017 - Winners
BEST MALE ACT?
Stormzy - winner?
BEST FEMALE ACT
Stefflon Don - winner
J Hus – Common Sense
Nines – One Foot Out
Sampha – Process
Stormzy - Gang Signs & Prayer - winner
Wretch 32 – Growing Over Life?
Dave - winner
Did You See - JHus (Produced by JAE5) - winner
Dun Talkin - Kojo Funds Feat. Abra Cadabra (Produced by GA)
Addison Lee - Not3s (Produced by Malv On The Track)
Big For Your Boots - Stormzy (Produced by Sir Spyro & Fraser T Smith)
Bestie - Yungen Feat. Yxng Bane ?(Produced by ADP)?
Walk The Walk - Bossman Birdie (Directed by Luke Davies)
Spirit - J Hus (Directed by Hugo Jenkins)
The Isle of Arran - Loyle Carner (Directed by Georgia Hudson)
Hot Property - Mist (Directed by Oliver Jennings) - winner
Big For Your Boots - Stormzy (Directed by Daps)
BEST HIP HOP ACT
Giggs - winner
BEST GRIME ACT
Stormzy - winner
BEST R&B/SOUL ACT?
Craig David - winner
BEST INTERNATIONAL ACT
Wizkid - winner
BEST AFRICAN ACT
Davido - winner
BEST REGGAE ACT
Damian Marley - winner
BEST JAZZ ACT
Moses Boyd - winner
BEST GOSPEL ACT
Volney Morgan & New-Ye - winner
Paving the Way Award?
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