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Want Respect? Use A Condom Fever At The Urban Music Awards
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Wednesday, 21 November 2007
Want Respect? Use A Condom Fever At The Urban Music AwardsWant Respect? Use a Condom supported the Urban Music Awards this year by sponsoring the ‘Best Drum & Bass DJ / Act’. Want Respect? Use a Condom Ambassador and E4 presenter, Zezi Ifore, presented winner Shy FX with the award who beat off tough competition from Bailey, Fabio & Grooverider and Roni Size.

Behind the scenes presenters, DJ’s and artists showed their support for the Want Respect? Use a Condom campaign by wearing sweatbands emblazoned with the logo. These included host Teri Walker; ‘Best Underground DJ’ Cameo; ‘Best Newcomer’ Mr. Midas; Dappy from N-Dubz, Kiss FM’s Melvin and Rickie and even ‘Outstanding Achievement Award’ winner Gabrielle.

The sweatbands represent self respect, respect within relationships and safer sex. It’s about respecting yourself enough to protect against unplanned pregnancies and STI’s.

Read the facts below and log onto

Sex: The Facts

  • 1. If you're ready for sex, make sure you use a condom. Respect yourself – it is your right to insist on using a condom
  • 2. One in 10 teenagers use condoms plus another form of contraception
  • 3. Three out of four teenage mothers say their pregnancies were unintended
  • 4. Half a million UK teens have had an STI – double the amount 10 years ago
  • 5. 70% of cases of Chlamydia in girls have no symptoms. If undetected this can lead to infertility
  • 6. One in 10 sexually active young people has Chlamydia
  • 7. Chlamydia and the Genital Warts virus are two of the most common STIs in teenagers
  • 8. Sex and alcohol don't mix: teenagers are twice as likely to have unprotected sex after drinking alcohol
  • 9. Of 15 to 19 year olds who have had sex with someone they knew for less than one day, 61% of females and 48% of males gave alcohol or drugs as the reason!
  • 10.Despite what your friends might say most young people don’t have sex until they are over 16

For more information and advice on sex and relationships, phone 0800 28 29 30 for a confidential chat or visit

If you want further information about Want Respect visit

Artists donning Want Respect? Use a Condom sweatbands:



Shy FX
 Shy FX

The winners for the 5th annual Kickers urban Music Awards are:

Shy FX - Best Drum And Bass DJBest Reggae Act
sponsored by Cotton’s Restaurant
Sean Paul

Best Underground DJ

Best Radio Station
sponsored by Tuborg Beer
Choice fm

Best Jazz Act sponsored by Woodhams Florist Group
Courtney Pine O.B.E

Best Club Night sponsored by Kickers
Twice As Nice

Best Neo Soul Act sponsored by
Nate James

Zezi Ifore With Melvin And Ricky (Kiss FM)Best Garage Act

Best Drum & Bass Act / DJ sponsored by Want Respect
Shy FX

Best Gospel Act sponsored by Kickers
Raymond & Co

Best Independent Label sponsored by Kickers
Big Dadda Recordings

Best UK Radio DJ sponsored by Kickers
Dj 279

Best Album sponsored by Reddmango
Lemar ‘Truth about Love’ (Acceptance speech available)

Gabrielle - Outstanding Achievement AwardBest TV Show sponsored by FUDGE

Best Newcomer sponsored by FOOT LOCKER
Mr. Midas

Best R&B Act sponsored by Red mango

Best HipHop Act sponsored by The Urban Shop

Best Magazine sponsored by OK Performance Drive
Young Voices

Most Inspiring Act sponsored by Kickers
Dizzee Rascal

Best Website sponsored by

Best Crossover Chart Act sponsored by Sonetti
Just Jack

Best Producer sponsored by M.A.C

Want Respect? Use A Condom Fever At The Urban Music AwardsBest Music Video sponsored by Kickers
Natalie Williams ‘This Girl’

Best Entrepreneur sponsored by Kickers
Tim Campbell

Best Unsigned Act sponsored by LOOT

Outstanding Achievement Award

Lifetime Achievement Award

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