Ghanaian artist and Azonto crooner Fuse ODG beat Wizkid, Ice Prince & Tiwa Savage from Nigeria, Spoek Mathambo, Mafikizolo and Liquid Deep from South Africa, and Bombino from Niger to win Best African Act at the 2013 MOBO awards which was held last Saturday at Glasgow’s new Hydro Arena in Scotland.
The event saw the likes of celebrities like Pussycat Dolls’ Kimberley Wyatt, Waterloo star Chelsee Healey and musician Jazzie B take to the red carpet alongside bands Stooshe, Rudimental and as X-factor finalist Jahmene Douglas, who braved the rain to attend the glitz event.
Also on the red carpet were Craig David, Gabrielle, Ms Dynamite and John Newman, dance troupe Diversity as well as host MOBO founder Kanya King and BBC 1Xtra’s Trevor Nelson, who co-hosted the event alongside fellow-presenter Sarah-Jane Crawford.
The crowd at the event were treated to performances from the likes of Rudimental, Ms Dynamite, Ghana’s Fuse ODG, Jahmene Douglas, Tinie Tempah, Iggy Azalea and others…
Congrats to all the nominees and winners. Check out the list below
Full list of winners
Best African Act – Fuse ODG
Best Album – ‘Home’, Rudimental
Best Female in association with Tresor Paris – Laura Mvula
Best Gospel – Lurine Cato
Best International Act – Kendrick Lamar
Best Jazz – Sons of Kemet
Best Male – Wiley
Best Newcomer in association with HTC – Krept & Konan
Best Reggae Act – Sean Paul
Best RnB/Soul Act – Laura Mvula
Best Song in association with PRSforMusic – ‘La La La’, Naughty Boy
Best UK Hip Hop/Grime – Tinie Tempah
Best Video in association with SBTV – ‘La La La’, Naughty Boy
Be MOBO – Stephen Lawrence Trust