Jay Sean "Extremely Honoured" By Asian Award Win
EXCLUSIVE | After picking up the Outstanding Contribution In Music gong...
Jay Seanhas exclusively revealed to MOBO Awards, or different awards in certain communities or circles, a few people in that circle feel like 'you know what, we need to celebrate ourselves' because maybe the larger mainstream events might not recognise it. It doesn’t mean we can't celebrate our success."
Jay continued: "So, when you have these minority awards, I think it's even more important to represent them because you need that extra little help, because everything is on that massive mainstream level but it can get there if all the right people support it."
Indian composer Queen legend Freddie Mercury, with Jay admitting that the Who Wants To Live Forever singer was "super important" to him, adding: "He was one of the first guys with an ethnic background who made it on a mainstream level globally. So that’s always a massive deal, we need these people."
By Joanne Dorken