Punjab's finest, Satinder Sartaaj was arguable the main attraction of the night.
The annual Brit Asia Music Awards returned to Birmingham’s National Indoor Arena for a night of music, dance and pure Desi entertainment.
The venue was the newly refurbed NIA, which although outside London, is a nod to the many British Asian artists who hail from around the Midlands and the north of the UK.
Entering the Green Room were the likes of cricketer Monty Panesar, Sacha Brooks, and TOWIE’s Jasmin Walia who stunned in a glittering blackless silver dress.
Hosting the evening were our favourite couple, Sunny and Shay, who have just recently moved to Birmingham from London.
The wedded duo took the chance to showcase their impressive rapping skills with a mini skit during the show, much to the audience’s entertainment.
Entertainment came from the likes of San2, winner of ‘Best Newcomer’ in 2013. Joining him throughout the night were the likes of B21, Nafees and the stunning Sophie Virdi.
The awards celebrated the best of British Asian and South Asian music today. Winners included Bloodline, who took the award for ‘Best Newcomer’ and Mumzy Stranger took the award for ‘Best Non-Asian Music’.
Punjab’s finest, Satinder Sartaaj was arguable the main attraction of the night. The singer who took away so many awards in 2013, performed his latest set of Sufi Punjabi music. The humble star also won the ‘Best Songwriter’ award.
Jazzy B won ‘Best Male Act’, while the popular Bollywood playback singer Kanika Kapoor won ‘Best Female Act’.
Kanika is well known for her ‘Babydoll’ song from Ragini MMS. The much sought after Raxstar took ‘Best Urban Act’, while The Legends Band once again won the ‘Best Band’ award.
Jaz Dhami’s ‘Zulfa’ took the ‘Best Single’ award and B21 took the ‘Best Album’ award for 12B.
Daljit Dosanjh won ‘Best International Act’. The singer, actor and all round entertainer was a big winner in the 2013 awards, and performed an incredible set – his first live performance in the UK.
With so many glittering stars and epic live sets, the Brit Asia Music awards was an unforgettable night.
Here is the full list of winners for the Brit Asia Music Awards 2014:
Best International Act
Best ‘Non-Asian Music’ Producer
Best Music Video
Daddy Da Cash by RDB feat. T Pain
Best Male Act
Best Female Act
The Legends Band
Best Urban Asian Act
Zulfa by Jaz Dhami
12B by B21
Best ‘Asian Music’ Producer
Partners in Rhyme
Best Club DJ
Best Urban Single
Swag Mera Desi by Manj Musik & Raftaar
Lifetime Achievement Award
With so many great stars and incredible live performances, the Brit Asia Music awards 2014 once again showcased the pride and joy of British Asian music. A huge congratulations to all the winners![Not a valid template]