Psquare, D’banj Battle For ‘Best African Act’ Prize At 2012 MOBO Awards

Psquare, D’banj Battle For ‘Best African Act’ Prize At 2012 MOBO Awards

The 2012 MOBO Awards nominations have been released and you’ll be proud to know that once again Nigerian acts have made the prestigious list.

Psquare, D’banj Battle For ‘Best African Act’ Prize At 2012 MOBO Awards

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Psquare and D’banj are up for the ‘Best African Act‘ category. They’ll battle for the prize alongside eight other African music stars .

The other acts include Fatoumata Diawara, The Very Best, Spoek Mathambo, Fally Ipupa, Sarkodie, Cabo Snoop, Camp Mulla and Amadou and Mariam.

Last year, D"banj, Afro beat Singer seun kuti and pop sensation Wizkid were nominated in the same category with Wizzy clinching the title.

In 2007, Idibia clinched the award followed by 9ice in 2008 and Nneka in 2009.

Nigerian-born act, Femi Temowo has also been nominated for ‘Best Jazz Act‘.

The awards show will hold on Saturday, November 3, 2012 at the Echo Arena, Liverpool, UK

Best UK Female

Emeli Sandé

Rita Ora

Jessie J

Jessie Ware

Rebecca Ferguson

Best Newcomer

Delilah

Stooshe

Angel

Rudimental

Lianne La Havas

AlunaGeorge

Conor Maynard

Jessie Ware

Misha B

Best UK Male

Labrinth

Ed Sheeran

Plan B

Professor Green

Wiley

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’

Best Hip-Hop/Grime

Devlin

Plan B

Professor Green

Wiley

Best Album

Ed Sheeran – +

Emeli Sandé – Our Version of Events

Labrinth – Electronic Earth

Plan B – Ill Manors

Best R&B/Soul Act

Angel

Emeli Sandé

Labrinth

Maverick Sabre

Best International Act

Azealia Banks

Beyoncé

Drake

Jay-Z and Kanye West

Frank Ocean

Nas

Nicki Minaj

Ne-Yo

Rick Ross

Best Song

Ed Sheeran – ‘Lego House’

Emeli Sandé – ‘Next To Me’

Plan B – ‘Ill Manors’

Labrinth Feat. Tinie Tempah – ‘Earthquake’

Best African Act

Fatoumata Diawara

P-Square

The Very Best

Spoek Mathambo

D’Banj

Fally Ipupa

Sarkodie

Cabo Snoop

Camp Mulla

Best Reggae Act

Popcaan

Sean Paul

Konshens

Damian Marley

Best Jazz Act

Ayanna Witter-Johnson

Femi Temowo

Zara Mcfarlane

Roller Trio

Best Gospel Act

V9 Collective

Rachel Kerr

Ni-Cola

Ram1

El Mafrex

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