The 2012 MOBO Awards nominations have been released and our own Psquare and D’banj make the list.
Psquare and D’banj are up for the ‘Best African Act‘ category. They’ll battle for the prize alongside eight other African music stars; Fatoumata Diawara, The Very Best, Spoek Mathambo, Fally Ipupa, Sarkodie, Cabo Snoop, Camp Mulla and Amadou and Mariam.
The awards show will hold on Saturday, November 3, 2012 at the Echo Arena, Liverpool, UK
Here is the full nomination list:
Best UK Female Emeli Sandé Rita Ora Jessie J Jessie Ware Rebecca Ferguson Tulisa
Best Newcomer Delilah Stooshe Angel Rudimental Lianne La Havas AlunaGeorge Conor Maynard Jessie Ware Misha B Rita Ora
Best UK Male Labrinth Ed Sheeran Plan B Professor Green Wiley Rizzle Kicks
Best Video 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 Feat. Tinie Tempah – ‘R.I.P.’
Best Hip-Hop/Grime Devlin Plan B Professor Green Wiley Wretch 32
Best Album Ed Sheeran – + Emeli Sandé – Our Version of Events Labrinth – Electronic Earth Plan B – Ill Manors Rita Ora – Ora
Best R&B/Soul Act Angel Emeli Sandé Labrinth Maverick Sabre Rebecca Ferguson
Best International Act Azealia Banks Beyoncé Drake Jay-Z and Kanye West Frank Ocean Nas Nicki Minaj Ne-Yo Rick Ross Rihanna
Best Song 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 African Act Fatoumata Diawara P-Square The Very Best Spoek Mathambo D’Banj Fally Ipupa Sarkodie Cabo Snoop Camp Mulla Amadou and Mariam
Best Reggae Act Popcaan Sean Paul Konshens Damian Marley Mr. Vegas
Best Jazz Act Ayanna Witter-Johnson Femi Temowo Zara Mcfarlane Roller Trio Zoe Rahman
Best Gospel Act V9 Collective Rachel Kerr Ni-Cola

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