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2015 MOBO nominations announced

2015 MOBO nominations announced


Dedicated to creating platforms and opportunities for artists of any ethnicity performing black music, the MOBO Awards have been running since 1996, awarding urban talent at an awards ceremony held in rotational cities around the UK, with the 2015 instalment being held in Leeds.

Mobo Awards


Over the years the MOBO awards ceremonies have seen performances from the likes of Jay-Z, Janet Jackson, Kanye West, Amy Winehouse, John Legend and Jessie J amongst many other legends and modern stars from the world of urban music. With 13 categories in this year’s MOBO Awards, there will be recognitions for songs, albums and artists from specific areas of music and wider speicifcations.

Nominations

Best Newcomer

Bugzy Malone - Upcoming events & tickets

Section Boyz
Nao Upcoming events & tickets
Bonkaz
Nick Brewer
George The Poet - Upcoming events & tickets
J Hus
Snakehips
Sinead Harnett Upcoming events & tickets
Yungen

Best Video

Known Me From by Stormzy

Pendulum by FKA Twigs
Glass & Patron by FKA Twigs
Body On Me by Rita Ora Feat. Chris Brown
Fester Skank by Lethal Bizzle



Best Female Act

FKA Twigs

Little Simz
Ella Eyre Upcoming events & tickets
Lianne La Havas Upcoming events & tickets
Jess Glynne - Upcoming events & tickets

Best Male Act

Skepta Upcoming events & tickets

Mark Ronson Upcoming events & ticketss
Krept & Konan 
JME - Upcoming events & tickets
Stormzy Upcoming events & tickets

Best Song

Uptown Funk by Mark Ronson Feat. Bruno Mars

Shutdown by Skepta
Not Letting Go by Tinie Tempah Feat. Jess Glynne
Man Don’t Care by JME Feat. Giggs
Freak Of The Week by Krept & Konan



Best Album

The Long Way Home by Krept & Konan

Integrity by JME
Blood by Lianne La Havas
Snakes & Ladders by Wiley
In Colour by Jamie XX

Best Grime Act

Bugzy Malone

JME
Lethal Bizzle Upcoming events & tickets
Skepta
Stormzy

Best R&B/Soul Act

Kwabs Upcoming events & tickets

Shakka
Lianne La Havas
Andreya Triana
Joss Stone

Best Hip-Hop Act

Akala

Krept & Konan
Little Simz
Lady Leshurr
Nines

Best International Alum

If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late by Drake

Forest Hill Drive by J. ColeTo
Pimp A Butterfly
by Kendrick Lamar

Compton: A Soundtrack by Dr. Dre by Dr. Dre
Beauty Behind The Madness by The Weekend
Black Messiah by D’Angelo and The Vanguard
Reality Show by Jazmine Sullivan
Ego Death by The Internet
Black Rose by Tyrese
At.Long.Last.ASAP by A$AP Rocky

Best African Act

Wizkid

Fuse ODG
Silvastone
Davido
Patoranking
Moelogo
Yemi Alade
AKA
Mista Silva
Shatta Wale

Best Reggae Act

Stylo G
Chronixx
OMI
Popcaan
Protoje

Best Gospel

Chos3n

Olaedo Ibe
Leroy Johnson
Ni-Cola
Faith Child

Words by Josh Plews
Photos courtesy of Skepta and MOBO Awards

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