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And The MOBO Nominations Are...

The 2017 MOBO Awards are fast approaching and the nominations are in!

 

Grime king Stormzy is the leader of the pack with 5 nominations including Best Male, Best Album and Best Grime Act, closely followed by man of the moment J Hus who has 4 nominations including Best Male, Best Album and Best Song.

 

 

 

The queens of the UK music scene Jorja Smith and Stefflon Don are hot on the tails of J Hus with 3 nominations each including Best Female and Best New Comer with Mercury Prize Award winner Sampha up for Best Male, Best Album and Best R&B/Soul Act.

 

 

 

Check out the full list of nominees below:

 

MOBO AWARDS 2017 NOMINEES

BEST MALE

Bugzy Malone

Chip

Dave

Giggs

J Hus

Maleek Berry

Mostack

Sampha

Skepta

Stormzy

 

BEST FEMALE

Emeli Sandé

Jessie Ware

Jorja Smith

Lady Leshurr

Little Simz

Mabel

Nadia Rose

NAO

Ray BLK

Stefflon Don

 

BEST ALBUM

J Hus – Common Sense

Nines – One Foot Out

Sampha – Process

Stormzy - Gang Signs & Prayer

Wretch 32 – Growing Over Life

 

BEST NEWCOMER

Dave

Jorja Smith

Kojo Funds

Lotto Boyzz

Loyle Carner

Mabel

Mist

Not3s

Stefflon Don

Yxng Bane

 

BEST SONG

J Hus “Did You See”

(Produced by JAE5)

Kojo Funds Feat. Abra Cadabra “Dun Talkin’”

(Produced by GA)

Not3s “Addison Lee”

(Produced by Malv On The Track)

Stormzy “Big For Your Boots”

(Produced by Sir Spyro & Fraser T Smith)

Yungen Feat. Yxng Bane “Bestie)

(Produced by ADP)

 

BEST VIDEO

Bossman Birdie “Walk The Walk”

(Directed by Luke Davies)

J Hus “Spirit”

(Directed by Hugo Jenkins)

Loyle Carner “The Isle Of Arran”

(Directed by Georgia Hudson)

Mist “Hot Property”

(Directed by Oliver Jennings)

Stormzy “Big For Your Boots”

(Directed by Daps)

 

BEST HIP HOP ACT

Giggs

Little Simz

Loyle Carner

Nines

Stefflon Don

Wretch 32

 

BEST GRIME ACT

AJ Tracey

Chip

P Money

Skepta

Stormzy

Wiley

 

BEST R&B/SOUL ACT

Supported by Mi-Soul

Craig David

Jorja Smith

NAO

Ray BLK

Sampha

 

BEST INTERNATIONAL ACT

Cardi B

DJ Khaled

Drake

Jay Z

Kendrick Lamar

Migos

Solange Knowles

SZA

Travis Scott

Wizkid

 

BEST AFRICAN ACT

Davido

Eugy  

Juls 

Maleek Berry

Mr Eazi

Sarkodie

Tekno

Tiwa Savage

Wande Coal

Wizkid

 

BEST REGGAE ACT

Aidonia

Alkaline 

Chronixx

Damian Marley

Popcaan 

 

BEST JAZZ ACT

Supported by Jazz FM

Cleveland Watkiss

Daymé Arocena 

Moses Boyd

Mr Jukes

Terrace Martin

 

BEST GOSPEL ACT 

Supported by Premier Gospel

Lurine Cato 

Mali Music 

S.O. 

Triple O 

Volney Morgan & New-Ye 

 

The MOBO Awards take place in Leeds on Wednesday 29th November.

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