MOBO Awards 2020: Burna Boy, Rema Headline Nominations for Best International Act

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MOBO Awards 2020: Burna Boy, Rema Headline Nominations for Best International Act
Obiajulu Joel Nwolu

Nigerian superstars, Burna Boy and Rema have been nominated for the Best International Act category at the 2020 edition of the Music of Black Origin Awards (MOBO).

MOBO awards which is an annual event that celebrates achievements in the music of black origin was reintroduced after a two-year hiatus.

Nigerian stars, Wizkid, Burna Boy, Davido, Rema, Fireboy, Adekunle Gold, and Tiwa Savage were listed for the show going down on Wednesday, list for the show, going down Wednesday, December 9 at 7 PM on YouTube.
Burna Boy and Rema were nominated in the Best International Act category alongside Drake, Megan Thee Stallion, the late Pop Smoke, Lil Baby, and more.

Wizkid, Davido, Fireboy, Adekunle Gold, and Tiwa Savage join Burna Boy and Rema for the best African category.

Full list of nominees:

Best international act
Burna Boy
Drake
Koffee
Megan Thee Stallion
Pop Smoke
Popcaan
Roddy Ricch
Rema
Shenseaa

Best African act
Burna Boy
Tiwa Savage
Davido
Fireboy DML
Rema
Master KG
Adekunle Gold
NSG
Afro B
Wizkid
Stonebwoy
Shatta Wale

Album of the year
J Hus – Big Conspiracy
Stormzy – Heavy Is the Head
Mahalia – Love and Compromise
Nines – Crabs in a Bucket
Lianne La Havas – Lianne La Havas

Best male act
Headie One
J Hus
Stormzy
Nines
AJ Tracey
Young T & Bugsey

Best female act
Lianne La Havas
Ms Banks
Tiana Major9
Mahalia
Darkoo
FKA twigs

Song of the year
Young T & Bugsey – Don’t Rush (feat Headie One)
Digga D – Woi
Darkoo – Gangsta (feat One Acen)
Tion Wayne – I Dunno (feat Stormzy & Dutchavelli)
Abra Cadabra – On Deck

Best newcomer
Aitch
Alicai Harley
Darkoo
Dutchavelli
Ivorian Doll
M1llionz
Miraa May
Pa Salieu
Shaybo
Tiana Major9
M Huncho
Loski

Video of the year
Bree Runway – Apeshit (directed by Will Hooper)
Nines – Clout (directed by Charlie Di Placido)
NSG – Lupita (directed by Kevin Hudson)
Jorja Smith – By Any Means (directed by Otis Dominique)
Knucks – Home (directed by Ray Fiasco)
Kojey Radical – 20/20 (directed by Charlie Di Placido)

Best R&B/soul act
Wstrn
Tiana Major9
Michael Kiwanuka
Mahalia
Lianne La Havas

Best hip-hop act
J Hus
Nines
Ms Banks
D-Block Europe
Krept & Konan
Potter Payper

Best reggae act
Popcaan
Koffee
Lila Iké
Buju Banton
Protoje

Best gospel act
Calledout Music
Noel Robinson
Guvna B
The Kingdom Choir
Shekinah

Best jazz act
Moses Boyd
Joe Armon-Jones
Tom Misch & Yussef Dayes
Yazmin Lacey
Ego Ella May

Best producer

Jae5
808 Melo
Sir Spyro
TSB
Steel Banglez
M1 On The Beat

 

This post was written by Obiajulu Joel Nwolu.

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