The nominees for the 2014 MOBO Awards have been announced! Of special interest is the Best African Act category. Afrikan Boy, Davido, DJ Clock, Dr Sid, Fuse ODG, Mafikozolo, Tiwa Savage, Wizkid, Yemi Alade and Mista Silva are all competing for the prize!
The nominees for the the 2014 MOBO Awards have been announced and Nigerian acts, Davido, Wizkid, Dr SID, Tiwa Savage and Yemi Alade have been nominated in the Best African Act category.
Other acts also nominated include Ghana’s Fuse ODG, who won the gong last year, South African duo Mafikizolo, Mista Silva and DJ Clock, who have all had a stellar year in review.
Other categories with Africans nominated include the Best Male Act, where Fuse ODG is battling with Sam Smith, Krept & Konan, Tinie Tempah, and Ghetts. Fuse’s collaboration with international dancehall star, Sean Paul, on the song “Dangerous Love” is also in contention for the Best Song award.
The MOBO 2014 Awards will hold in London at the SSE Arena, Wembley on 22 October. Check out the complete list of nominees.
Check out the full list of nominees:
MOBO Best Male Act
Krept & Konan
MOBO Best Female Act
MOBO Best Newcomer
MOBO Best International Act
MOBO Best Song
Ed Sheeran ft. Pharrell, “Sing”
Fuse ODG ft. Sean Paul, “Dangerous Love”
Krept & Konan, “Don’t Waste My Time”
Meridian Dan ft. Big H & JME, “German Whip”
Sam Smith, “Stay With Me”
MOBO Best Video
FKA Twigs, “Two Weeks”
Jacob Banks, “Move With You”
Rudimental ft. Becky Hill, “Powerless”
Scorcher ft. Wretch 32, Mercston & Ari, “Work Get It”
Skepta ft. JME, “That’s Not Me”
MOBO Best Album
Ghetts, Rebel With A Cause
Katy B, Little Red
Krept & Konan, Young Kingz
Sam Smith, In The Lonely Hour
Tinie Tempah, Demonstration
MOBO Best Gospel Act
Living Faith Connection Choir
MOBO Best Reggae Act
MOBO Best Jazz Act
MOBO Best Hip Hop Act
Krept & Konan
MOBO Best African Act
MOBO Best Grime Act
MOBO Best R&B / Soul Act
To vote for your favourite artiste, visit mobo.com/voting