D’banj, Wizkid, Seun Kuti make MOBO nomination list

Ifreke Inyang

 

With just over a month to go till the 16th MOBOs take place in Glasgow, the nominees for this year’s Awards have been announced. And the impressive line-up of talent includes GOOD artiste, D’banj, Wizkid, Seun Kuti, Liquid and other African acts, who will all compete for Best African Act.
In the broader picture, Jessie J leads the way with an unprecedented 5 nominations including Best Newcomer, Best UK Act, Best Album, Best Video and Best Song for number 1 single Do It Like a Dude.

 

Here’s a full list of the nominees:

 

 

Best UK Act
Adele
Chase & Status
Chipmunk
Example
Jessie J
Katy B
N-Dubz
Wretch 32
The Streets
Tinie Tempah
Best Newcomer
Alex Clare
Ed Sheeran
Emeli Sande
Jamie Woon
Jessie J
Loick Essien
Maverick Sabre
Rizzle Kicks
Yasmin
Wretch 32
Best UK Hip Hop/Grime Act
Giggs
Rizzle Kicks
Tinie Tempah
Wiley
Wretch 32
Best Video
Chipmunk featuring Chris Brown – ‘Champion’
Jessie J – ‘Do It Like A Dude’
Rizzle Kicks – ‘Down With The Trumpets’
Tinchy Stryder featuring Dappy – ‘Spaceship’
Wiley – ‘Numbers In Action’
International Act
Alexis Jordan
Aloe Blacc
Beyoncé
Bruno Mars
Cee Lo Green
Jason Derulo
Nicki Minaj
Rihanna
Snoop Dogg
Wiz Khalifa
Best Song
Adele – ‘Someone Like You’
Chase & Status featuring Tinie Tempah – ‘Hitz’
Jessie J – ‘Do It Like A Dude’
Tinie Tempah – ‘Wonderman’
Wretch 32 – ‘Traktor’
Best Album
Adele – 21
Chase & Status – No More Idols
Jessie J – Who You Are
Katy B – On A Mission
Tinie Tempah – Disc-Overy
Best UK R&B/Soul Act
Adele
Dionne Bromfield
Marsha Ambrosious
Mike Hough
Omar
Best Reggae
Alborosie
Damien Marley & Nas
Jah Cure
Khago
Mavado
Best Jazz Act
Denys Baptiste
Gwilym Simcock
Kairos 4tet
Matthew Halsall
Usonic
Best African Act
Cheikh Lo
D’Banj
Fatouma Diawara
Liquideep
Owiny Sigoma Band
Seun Kuti
SMOD
Spoek Mathambo
Vieux Farka Toura
Wizkid
Best Gospel Act
Bobby Bovell
Four Kornerz
Jayess
Junor Garr
Triple O

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