Urban Music Awards 2022: Drake, Wizkid, Shatta Wale, Others Win

The 18th edition of the Urban Music Awards which took place at the Porchester Hall in London, W2 saw Beyonce, Dave, Soulja Boy, Ghetts, Drake and many others make the list of winners. 

The successful evening themed as Valentine’s Day Takeover was attended by a plethora of VIPs from the UK with international artists joining virtually to add to the excitement.  

Full list of winners for the 2022 Urban Music Awards:  

Best Producer 

Steel Banglez 

Best Collaboration 2022

Beyonce feat. Shatta Wale & Major Lazer “Already” 

Artist of the Year (UK)  2022 


Best Grime Act 2022

D Double E “Double of Northing” 

Best Male Act 2022


Artist of the Year ( USA )


Most Creative Artist 2022

Soulja Boy 

Best Album 2022

Ghetts   “Conflict of Interest” 

Artist of the Year Africa 2022

Wizkid (Nigeria)

Best HipHop Act 2022

Nas  “King’s Disease”

Best R&B Act

Rebecca Garton“Take me Home”

Best Female Act 2022

Jaz Karis 

Best Music Video 2022

Avelino ft. Not3s & Young   “Control” 

Best DJ 2022

Kenny Allstar

Best Record Label 2022


Artist of the Year (Caribbean)

Sean Paul

Best Jazz Act 2022

Esperanza Spalding

Best Radio Station 2022

BBC  1Xtra

Artist of the Year (France)

Tay C

Artist of the Year (South America)

Daddy Yankee

Best Radio Show 2022

The Marcus Nasty Show

Best Entertainer 2022

Stevo the Madman

Artist of the Year Asia 2022


Best Podcast 2022

Who We Be Talks

Best Group  2022

D Block Europe

Best Single 2022

Olakira ‘Maserati’

Best Newcomer 2022

Backroad Gee

Best Singer/Songwriter 2022

Kevin Davy White  “With You”

Best Gospel Act 2022

Lurine Cato

Best Online Music Platform

Tik Tok

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