MOBO Awards 2015: Wizkid, Davido, Patoranking, Yemi Alade Battle for Best African Act Award


TheMOBO Awardshow is one of the most anticipated events on the music calendar which showcases the best in British and international urban talent.
For this year’s awards, four of our very own – Davido, Wizkid, Patoranking and Yemi Alade have been nominated for the best African act.
See full nominees list below:
Best African
Fuse ODG
Davido
Wizkid
Patoranking
Moelogo
Yemi Alade
Aka
Mista Silva
Shatta Wale
Silvastone
Best Male
Skepta
Mark Ronson
Krept And Konan
JME
Stormzy
Best Female
FKA Twigs
Little Simz
Ella Eyre
Lianne La Havas
Jess Glynne
Best Album
Krept And Konan –The Long Way Home
JME –Integrity
Lianne La Havas –Blood
Wiley –Snakes & Ladders
Jamie XX –In Colour
Best Song
Mark Ronson Feat. Bruno Mars – ‘Uptown Funk’
Skepta – ‘Shutdown’
Tinie Tempah Feat. Jess Glynne – ‘Not Letting Go’
JME Feat. Giggs – ‘Man Don’t Care’
Krept And Konan – ‘Freak Of The Week’
Best Video
Stormzy – ‘Know Me From’
FKA Twigs – ‘Pendulum’
Rita Ora Feat. Chris Brown – ‘Body On Me’
Lethal Bizzle – ‘Fester Skank’
Fka Twigs – ‘Glass & Patron’
Best Newcomer
Bugzy Malone
Section Boyz
Nao
Bonkaz
Nick Brewer
George The Poet
J Hus
Snakehips
Sinead Harnett
Yungen
Best International Album
Drake – If You’re Reading This Its Too Late
J. Cole –2014 Forest Hill Drive
Kendrick Lamar –To Pimp A Butterfly
Dr Dre –Compton: A Soundtrack By Dr. Dre
The Weeknd –Beauty Behind The Madness
D’angelo –Black Messiah
Jazmine Sullivan –Reality Show
The Internet –Ego Death
Tyrese –Black Rose
A$AP Rocky –At.Long.Last.Asap
Best Grime
Bugzy Malone
JME
Lethal Bizzle
Skepta
Stormzy
Best Hip-Hop
Akala
Krept And Konan
Nines
Little Simz
Lady Leshurr
Best R’N’B/Soul Act
Kwabs
Andreya Triana
Shakka
Lianne La Havas
Joss Stone
Best Reggae
Stylo G
Chronixx
Omi
Popcaan
Protoje
Best Jazz
Binker And Moses
Julia Biel
Courtney Pine
David Lyttle
Polar Bear
Best Gospel
Chos3n
Olaedo Ibe
Leroy Johnson
Ni-cola
Faith Child

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