Rita Ora capped off a successful year by winning her first-ever award for “Best Newcomer” at Saturday’s MOBO Awards in Liverpool, England. The “R.I.P.” singer stunned in a white Mugler dress while walking the red carpet, changing into a colorful Alexander McQueen number for her acceptance speech.
“I won BEST NEWCOMER thank you to everyone who voted its the First thing I’ve ever won!!” tweeted an excited Rita.
Other winners at the 17th annual awards included Emeli Sandé for Best Album, Nicki Minaj for Best International Act, and Sean Paul for Best Reggae.
Rita’s newest single “Shine Ya Light” was officially released in the U.K. this weekend and she will perform on “The X Factor” later today.