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Caribbean Entertainers Nominated for UK MOBO Awards

Writer : Caribbean E-Magazine on Friday, September 21, 2012 | 12:37 PM

The nominees for 17th annual MOBO Awards were recently announced and a host of Caribbean nominees made the short list. Founded in 1996, MOBO was established by Kanya King MBE to recognise the outstanding achievements of artists who perform music in genres ranging from gospel, Jazz, R & B, Soul, Reggae to Hip Hop.

Bajan popstar Rihanna and Trinidadian Rapper Nicki Minaj were both nominated in the same category for “Best International Act” , other members in that category includes; Azealia Banks, Beyoncé, Drake, Jay Z and Kanye West, Frank Ocean, Nas,Ne-Yo and Rick Ross. This category was won by Rihanna last year and is deemed at the favourite to win again.

For the “Best Reggae Act” the list includes:
Sean Paul
Damian Marley
Mr. Vegas

In the Best Reggae Act” Gyptian was the last Caribbean winner to capped that award back in 2010. Last year's winner went to Alborosie, an Italian reggae artist. Sean Paul who is the favourite to win , won in 2002,2004, 2006 and 2009

This year's Music of Black Origin (Mobo) Awards will be held at Liverpool's Echo Arena on Saturday November 3rd.

The full list of MOBO awards nominations 2012 is as follows:

Best Newcomer in association with HTCvote now
Lianne La Havas
Conor Maynard
Jessie Ware
Misha B
Rita Ora

Best UK Malevote now
Ed Sheeran
Plan B
Professor Green
Rizzle Kicks

Best UK Female in association with Tresor Parisvote now
Emeli Sandé
Rita Ora
Jessie J
Jessie Ware
Rebecca Ferguson

Best Videovote now
Emeli Sandé – My Kind Of Love
JLS – Do You Feel What I Feel
Plan B – Ill Manors
Rizzle Kicks – Mama Do The Hump
Rita Ora ft. Tinie Tempah – R.I.P.

Best Hip-Hop/Grimevote now
Plan B
Professor Green
Wretch 32

Best Albumvote now
Ed Sheeran – +
Emeli Sandé – Our Version of Events
Labrinth – Electronic Earth
Plan B – Ill Manors
Rita Ora – Ora

Best R&B/Soul Act vote now
Emeli Sandé
Maverick Sabre
Rebecca Ferguson

Best Song in Association with PRSforMusicvote now
Ed Sheeran - Lego House
Emeli Sandé - Next To Me
Plan B - Ill Manors
Labrinth feat. Tinie Tempah - Earthquake
Michael Kiwanuka - I'll Get Along

Best International Act vote now
Azealia Banks
Jay Z and Kanye West
Frank Ocean
Nicki Minaj
Rick Ross

Best African Act vote now
Fatoumata Diawara
P Square
The Very Best
Spoek Mathambo
Fally Ipupa
Sarkodi Duncwills
Cabo Snoop
Camp Mulla
Amadou and Mariam

Best Reggae Actvote now
Sean Paul
Damian Marley
Mr. Vegas

Best Jazz Actvote now
Ayanna Witter-Johnson
Femi Temowo
Zara Mcfarlane
Roller Trio
Zoe Rahman

Best Gospel Actvote now
V9 Collective
Rachel Kerr
El Mafrex

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