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2021 MOBO Awards Nominations: Wizkid, Davido, Burna Boy, Tiwa Savage, Rema

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In the 2021 Music of Black Origin awards, commonly called the MOBO awards, eight Nigerian artists, including Wizkid, Davido, and Burna Boy, have made their country proud.

  • 8 Nigerian music artists nominated for 2021 Music Of Black Origin Awards (MOBO).
  • This year’s British Music Awards ceremony will honor achievements in ‘music of black origin.’
  • This includes hip hop, grime, R&B, soul, reggae, jazz, gospel, and African music.
  • Wizkid and Rema were also nominated in the ‘Best International Act’ category.
  • Please find below a complete list of the nominees for the 2021 MOBO Awards.
  • You can also read about ‘Ayra Starr’, the Spotify EQUAL Artist of November.

The British music award presented this year celebrates achievements in ‘music of black origin’, including hip hop, grime, R&B, soul, reggae, jazz, gospel, and African music.

Additionally, Wizkid and Rema were nominated for another award in the ‘Best International Act’ category as well, competing against Kanye West, Drake, Lil Nas X, and Megan Thee Stallion , among others.

See the complete list of 2021 MOBO Awards nominees below

Best male act

  • AJ Tracey
  • Central Cee
  • Dave
  • Ghetts
  • Headie One
  • Potter Payper

Best female act

  • Arlo Parks
  • Bree Runway
  • Cleo Sol
  • Little Simz
  • Shaybo
  • Tiana Major9

Album of the year

  • Arlo Parks – Collapsed in Sunbeams
  • Celeste – Not Your Muse
  • Cleo Sol – Mother
  • Dave – We’re All Alone in This Together
  • Ghetts – Conflict of Interest
  • Headie One – Edna

Song of the year

  • A1 x J1 – Latest Trends
  • Central Cee – Commitment Issues
  • Dave – Clash (feat Stormzy)
  • Enny – Peng Black Girls (feat Amia Brave)
  • Pa Salieu – My Family (feat BackRoad Gee)
  • Tion Wayne & Russ Millions – Body (remix feat ArrDee, Bugzy Malone, Buni, Darkoo, E1, ZT & Fivio Foreign)

Best newcomer

  • Arlo Parks
  • ArrDee
  • BackRoad Gee
  • Berwyn
  • Central Cee
  • Enny
  • Joy Crookes
  • Midas the Jagaban
  • PinkPantheress
  • Wes Nelson

Video of the year

  • Bree Runway – Hot Hot
  • Fredo – Money Talks (feat Dave)
  • Little Simz – Woman (feat Cleo Sol)
  • M1llionz – Lagga
  • Pa Salieu – My Family (feat BackRoad Gee)
  • Slowthai – Mazza (feat A$AP Rocky)
 

Best R&B/soul act

  • Bellah
  • Cleo Sol
  • Jorja Smith
  • Sault
  • Tiana Major9
  • Wstrn

Best grime act

  • Bugzy Malone
  • Chip
  • D Double E
  • Frisco
  • Ghetts
  • Skepta

Best hip-hop act

  • Dave
  • D-Block Europe
  • Fredo
  • Little Simz
  • Potter Payper
  • Slowthai

Best drill act

  • Central Cee
  • Digga D
  • Headie One
  • K Trap
  • Loski
  • M1llionz
  • Russ Millions
  • SR
  • Tion Wayne
  • Unknown T

Best international act

  • Doja Cat
  • Drake
  • Kanye West
  • Lil Nas X
  • Megan Thee Stallion
  • Polo G
  • Rema
  • Skillibeng
  • Wizkid
  • Young Stoner Life (Young Thug & Gunna)

Best performance in a TV show/film

  • Ashley Thomas – Them
  • Damson Idris – Snowfall
  • Daniel Kaluuya – Judas & the Black Messiah
  • Letitia Wright – Small Axe
  • Micheal Ward – Small Axe

Best media personality

  • Charlene White
  • Chunkz & Yung Filly
  • Harry Pinero
  • Henrie Kwushue
  • Julie Adenuga
  • Maya Jama
  • Mo Gilligan
  • Munya Chawawa
  • Nella Rose
  • Zeze Millz

Best gospel act

  • CalledOut Music
  • Cece Winans
  • Guvna B
  • Kirk Franklin
  • Maverick City Music
  • SO

Best African music act

 

Best reggae act

  • Lila Ike
  • Popcaan
  • Sean Paul
  • Shenseea
  • Skillibeng
  • Spice

Best jazz act

  • Alfa Mist
  • Blue Lab Beats
  • Emma-Jean Thackray
  • Jacob Collier
  • Nubiyan Twist
  • Sons of Kemet

Best producer

  • Gotcha
  • Jae5
  • Juls
  • M1OnTheBeat
  • P2J
  • TSB

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