ICMP alumna Ego Ella May was a winner at this year’s MOBO Awards, named as the recipient of the Best Jazz Act. 

Ego Ella May, ICMP Vocal alumna, was among numerous artists to be honoured by the event, aimed at celebrating the musical achievements of "music of black origin". 

She released her album 'Honey for Wounds'  earlier this year via Upper Room Records to great reviews. The album featured contributions by Theo Croker, Ashley Henry and Andrew Ashong alongside Ego Ella.

At the MOBOs, rapper Nines and R&B singer Mahahila each picked up two awards, with Steve McQueen, Headie One and Young T & Bugsey other winners.

Elsewhere, BA Songwriting alumna Tiana Major9 was among the performers at the event, which like so many this year, took place online. 

The MOBO Awards announced it would go on hiatus for a year in 2018 but its return was later postponed until 2020 by founder Kanya King. 

Watch Ego Ella perform of her track, 'Girls Don't Always Sing About Boys' below: 

The full list of winners at the MOBOs is below: 

Album of the year: Nines 'Crabs in a Bucket'
Best male act: Headie One
Best female act: Mahalia
Song of the year (public vote): Young T & Bugsey: 'Don’t Rush' (feat Headie One)
Best newcomer (public vote): Aitch
Video of the year: NSG: 'Lupita'
Best R&B/soul act: Mahalia
Best hip-hop act: Nines
Best grime act (public vote): JME
Best international act (public vote): Burna Boy
Best performance in a TV show/film: Micheal Ward as Marco, Blue Story
Best media personality: Chunkz
Best album 2017-2019: Ella Mai: 'Ella Mai'
Best African act: Wizkid
Best reggae act: Buju Banton
Best gospel act: CalledOut Music
Best jazz act: Ego Ella May
Best producer: Jae5
Inspiration award: Steve McQueen

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