Britain’s best booty shakers have gathered to decide who’s the top twerker
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From American popstar Miley Cyrus to an Australian vying to become Prime Minister, the global phenomenon of twerking has gone mainstream.
And now the UK’s first ever twerking championships has taken place in London’s King’s Cross.
Ten of the best twerkers in Britain lined up at Scala nightclub to prove their jiggle and jerking credentials to a sold-out crowd.
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The dance craze, started in the New Orleans ‘bounce’ music scene of the early 90s and has now become so mainstream it was even honoured with an official entry in the Oxford Dictionaries Online.
The top spot on Thursday night – worth £200 – was awarded to a 19-year-old from Tottenham, East London who goes by the stage name of Mizz Versatile.
She told MailOnline: ‘I’ve been dancing for years. Twerking recently came up and I decided to learn.
‘I tried different ways of moving my bum and practice whenever I have time.’