MOBO Awards 2017

MOBO Awards 2017

Music Of Black Origin Awards MOBO 2017

The MOBO Awards was established in 1996 by Kanya King and Andy Ruffell. The MOBO Award show is held annually in the United Kingdom to recognise artists of any ethnicity or nationality performing black music.

This year our Nigerian artistes, Wizkid and Davido both won big time at MOBO Awards 2017 which took in Leeds at the First Direct Arena.

Wizkid emerged the winner of best international artist award beating Jay-Z, Cardi B, Kendrick Lamar.

For the Best African Act award, Davido beat Wizkid, Maleek Berry, Mr Eazi to it.

 

Stormzy was also a the big winner at the 2017 MOBO awards. He scooped three awards: best male artist, best grime act, and best album.

Here’s the list of 2017 MOBO winners

BEST MALE ACT
Winner
Stormzy

Other nominees
Bugzy
Giggs
J Hus
Maleek Berry
Mostack
Sampha
Skepta

BEST FEMALE ACT
Winner
Stefflon Don

Other nominees
Emeli Sandé
Jessie Ware
Jorja Smith
Lady Leshurr
Little Simz
Mabel
Nadia Rose
NAO
Ray BLK

BEST INTERNATIONAL ACT
Winner
Wizkid

Other nominees
Cardi B
DJ Khaled
Drake
Jay Z
Kendrick Lamar
Migos
Solange Knowles
SZA
Travis Scott

BEST AFRICAN ACT

Winner
Davido

Other nominees
Eugy
Juls
Maleek Berry
Mr Eazi
Sarkodie
Tekno
Tiwa Savage
Wande Coal
Wizkid

BEST ALBUM
Winner
Stormzy – Gang Signs & Prayer

Other nominees
J Hus – Common Sense
Nines – One Foot Out
Sampha – Process
Wretch 32 – Growing Over Life

BEST NEWCOMER
Winner
Dave

Other nominees
Jorja Smith
Kojo Funds
Lotto Boyzz
Loyle Carner
Mabel
Mist
Not3s
Stefflon Don
Yxng Bane

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BEST SONG
Winner
J Hus “Did You See”

Other Nominees
Stormzy “Big For Your Boots”
Kojo Funds Feat. Abra Cadabra “Dun Talkin’”
Not3s “Addison Lee”
Yungen Feat. Yxng Bane “Bestie”

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BEST VIDEO
Winner
Mist “Hot Property”

Other nominees
Stormzy “Big For Your Boots”
Bossman Birdie “Walk The Walk”
J Hus “Spirit”
Loyle Carner “The Isle Of Arran”

BEST HIP HOP ACT
Winner
Giggs

Other nominees
Little Simz
Loyle Carner
Nines
Stefflon Don
Wretch 32

BEST GRIME ACT
Winner
Stormzy

Other nominees
AJ Tracey
Chip
P Money
Skepta
Wiley

BEST R&B/SOUL ACT
Winner
Craig David

Other nominees
Jorja Smith
NAO
Ray BLK
Sampha

BEST REGGAE ACT
Winner
Damian Marley

Other nominees
Aidonia
Alkaline
Chronixx
Popcaan

BEST JAZZ ACT
Winner
Moses Boyd

Other nominees
Cleveland Watkiss
Daymé Arocena
Mr Jukes
Terrace Martin

BEST GOSPEL ACT
Winner
Volney Morgan & New-Ye

Other nominees
Lurine Cato
Mali Music
S.O.
Triple O

 

Wizkid and Davido sure have come a long way in the world of entertainment. Instead of putting the both of them into competition with each other, it’s better to acknowledge that they are both very talented artistes and they are both making Nigerians proud worldwide. Let us know what you think in the comments section below.

 

 

 

 

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