Posted Wednesday 20th of Oct 2010 by in News

Mobo Awards

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Annually the Mobo Awards take place in different cities around the country and it will celebrate its 15th anniversary in the Echo Arena in Liverpool.


Tonight’s show will feature a list of artists, noted for their achievements over the past year. The likes of Tinie Tempah, Mark Ronson, Professor Green, JLS, Alesha Dixon, Travie McCoy all will be gracing the stage and others yet to be announced.

The nominations of for this year’s ceremony have been announced and they’re tight competition. Tinie Tempah this year’s striving talent, leads the way with four nominations and set to win at least one, followed by Professor Green and Plan B.

Best Newcomer
Tinie Tempah
Professor Green
Scorcher
Labrinth
Devlin

Best UK R&B / Soul Act
Sade
Natalie Williams
Corinne Bailey Rae
McLean
Plan B

Best UK Hip Hop / Grime Act
Giggs
Professor Green
Skepta
Akala
Wiley

Best International Act
Drake
Eminem
Jason Derulo
Nicki Minaj
Rihanna

Best Reggae Act
Damian Marley
Mavado
Gyptian
Vybz Kartel
Gappy Ranks

Best Album
Plan B – “The Defamation of Strickland Banks”
JLS – “JLS”
N-Dubz “Against All Odds”
Chipmunk –“I Am Chipmunk”
Dizzee Rascal – “Tongue in Cheek”

Best Video - In association with MTV Base
Mark Ronson & The Business INTL ft Q-Tip & MNDR - "Bang, Bang, Bang"
Tinie Tempah ft Labrinth – "Frisky"
Tinchy Stryder – "You’re Not Alone"
Alesha Dixon – "Drummer Boy"
Dizzee Rascal – "Dirtee Disco"

Best UK Act in association with Lebara Mobile
Jay Sean
JLS
N-Dubz
Taio Cruz
Tinie Tempah

Best Song - In association with PRS for Music
Taio Cruz ft Ke$ha - "Dirty Picture"
Tinie Tempah - "Pass Out"
N-Dubz ft Mr Hudson - "Playing With Fire"
Mark Ronson & The Business INTL ft Q-Tip & MNDR - "Bang, Bang, Bang"
Professor Green ft Ed Drewett - "I Need You Tonight"

Best African Act
JJC
K’Naan
Mulatu Astatke
P-Square
Tinny

Best Jazz Act
Robert Glasper
Brad Mehldau
Empirical
Phronesis
John McLaughlin

Best Gospel Act
Faith Child
Guvna B
Rachel Kerr
Jake Isaac
Beverley Trotman

We have our bets on Tinie Tempah, Professor Green and Akala. Check out Akala’s new video called ‘Yours and My Children or XXL’. He is also touring this year on the 16th November in the Manchester o2 Academy 3. link

Tonight is guaranteed to be filled with show stopping performers from world class artists, controversy and worthy winners.

Follow tonight’s proceedings on Twitter.com/glasswerk or
Tune into the awards tonight at 9pm on BBC 3.


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