Wizkid nominated for Music of Black Origin Award [See Full List]

Nigerian Music star, Wizkid, has been nominated for the Music of Black Origin” (MOBO) award in the category for Best International Act in the 2017.

Wizkid is the only African and the first Nigerian mainstream artist to be nominated in the category, alongside global music stars like Jay Z, Kendrick Lamar, Drake and more others.

He was also nominated in the Best African Act category alongside Davido, Tekno, Tiwa Savage, Maleek Berry, Wande Coal, Mr Eazi and more.
The 2017 MOBO is set to take place on November 29th at Leeds First Direct Arena.

 

Best Male Act

  • Maleek Berry
  •  J Hus
  • Giggs
  • Sampha
  • Stormzy
  • Dave
  • Chip
  • Bugzy Malone
  • Skepta
  • Mostack

Best Female

  • Emeli Sandé
  • Jessie Ware
  • Jorja Smith
  • Lady Leshurr
  • Little Simz
  • Mabel
  • Nadia Rose
  • NAO
  • Ray BLK
  • Stefflon Don

 

Best Album

  • J Hus – Common Sense
  • Nines – One Foot Out
  • Sampha – Process
  • Stormzy – Gang Signs & Prayer
  • Wretch 32 – Growing Over Life

Best Newcomer

  • Dave
  • Jorja Smith
  • Kojo Funds
  • Lotto Boyzz
  • Loyle Carner
  • Mabel
  • Mist
  • Not3s
  • Stefflon Don
  • Yxng Bane

Best Song

  • J Hus – ‘Did You See’
  • Kojo Funds Feat. Abra Cadabra – ‘Dun Talkin’
  • Not3s – ‘Addison Lee’
  • Stormzy – ‘Big For Your Boots’
  • Yungen Feat. Yxng Bane – ‘Bestie’

Best Video

  • Bossman Birdie- ‘Walk The Walk’
  • J Hus – ‘Spirit’
  • Loyle Carner – ‘The Isle Of Arran’
  • Mist – ‘Hot Property’
  • Stormzy – ‘Big For Your Boots’

Best Hip-Hop Act

  • Giggs
  • Little Simz
  • Loyle Carner
  • Nines
  • Stefflon Don
  • Wretch 32

Best Grime Act

  • AJ Tracey
  • Chip
  • P Money
  • Skepta
  • Stormzy
  • Wiley

Best R&B/Soul Act

  • Supported by Mi-Soul
  • Craig David
  • Jorja Smith
  • NAO
  • Ray BLK
  • Sampha

Best International Act

  • Cardi B
  • DJ Khaled
  • Drake
  • Jay Z
  • Kendrick Lamar
  • Migos
  • Solange Knowles
  • SZA
  • Travis Scott
  • Wizkid

Best African Act

  • Davido
  • Eugy
  • Juls
  • Maleek Berry
  • Mr Eazi
  • Sarkodie
  • Tekno
  • Tiwa Savage
  • Wande Coal
  • Wizkid

Best Reggae Act

  • Aidonia
  • Alkaline
  • Chronixx
  • Damian Marley
  • Popcaan

Best Jazz Act

  • Cleveland Watkiss
  • Dayme Arocena
  • Mr Jukes
  • Moses Boyd
  • Terrace Martin

Best Gospel Act

  • Lurine Cato
  • Triple O
  • Mali Music
  • S.O.
  • Volney Morgan & New-Ye

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