The producer's debut album 'The Playlist' is releasing in April
British Indian musician, Steel Banglez, was rewarded for his contribution to music at the 19th Urban Music Awards on February 28, 2023.
The annual event took place at the iconic O2 Arena in London and was attended by some of the biggest names in the entertainment industry.
The leading celebration of urban music had a star-studded line-up that included Louis Theroux, Krishnan Guru Murthy, Bugzy Malone, D Double E and Gok Wan.
Steel Banglez was also among the celebrities and picked up the ‘Best Producer’ award, for a second year running.
There was an outcry of jubilation as the award was announced, with many fans taking to social media to share their happiness.
Jasroop Singh commented: “Well deserved” and Amandeep Sajjan said: “Congratulations brother, no one deserves it more!”
As Banglez accepted his prize on stage, he took to the mic to thank his team, family and fans for all the support.
The British Asian producer is a staple within the UK music scene after hits like ’47’, ‘Bad’ and ‘Fashion Week’.
He’s worked with a catalogue of British greats, most of which are from the urban music scene such as AJ Tracey and Giggs.
Banglez is quickly becoming one of the most sought-after producers and is widely acknowledged for his impact on the industry, as well as for highlighting the talent of British Asian artists.
The producer’s debut album The Playlist is releasing in April 2023, and fans are anxiously waiting to hear what he has been cooking up.
His win at the Urban Music Awards was just another accolade to his growing list of achievements and has geared up more excitement for his upcoming project.
Some of the other winners at the event included Bugzy Malone for ‘Most Inspiring Artist’, Billy Ocean for ‘Lifetime Achievement’ and Chris Brown for ‘Artist of the Year USA’.
See the full list of winners below:
Fireboy DML & Ed Sheeran – “Peru”
Artist of the Year (UK)
Best Grime Act
D Double E
Best Male Act
Artist of the Year (USA)
Most Creative Artist
Chris Brown Breezy
Best Performance in a TV Show
Noeva – ‘A Woman’s Worth’ (The Voice)
Artist of the Year Africa
Stanley Enow (Cameroon)
Best Hip Hop Act
Best R&B Act
Best Female Act
Best Music Video
Stormzy ‘Hide & Seek’
Best Record Label
Artist of the Year (Caribbean)
Best Jazz Act
Best Radio Station
BBC 1 Xtra
Artist of the Year (France)
Artist of the Year (South America)
Best Radio Show
Nadia Jae (BBC 1Xtra)
Artist of the Year Asia
Lee Hi (South Korea)
Who We Be Talks
D Block Europe
Raye ‘The Thrill is Gone’
Best Gospel Act
Best Online Music Platform
Best Viral Breakthrough Song
Bayanni – Ta Ta Ta
Best Drill Act
Most Inspiring Act