MOBO Awards 2015 (Highlights) [@MOBOAwards] [@kennyxphoenix]

This years 20th anniversary of the MOBO Awards was definitely a night to remember!!! The show kicked off with an outstanding performance from Lethal Bizzle performing “Fes ...

November 5, 2015 a.k.e

This years 20th anniversary of the MOBO Awards was definitely a night to remember!!!

The show kicked off with an outstanding performance from Lethal Bizzle performing “Fester Skank” and his classic hit POW (Forward) while spitting his verse from POW 2011 with Face. Krept and Konan was announced Best Hip Hop Act for the second year running. They later went on to win Best Album for “The Long Way Home” beating heavyweight albums such as JME’s chart hit album Integrity>, Jamie xx’s critically acclaimed In Colour and Wiley’s Snakes And Ladders.

Stormzy who had an amazing night winning Best Grime Act for the second year and surprisingly won Best Male beating Krept and Konan, Skepta, Mark Ronson and JME. Section Boyz won Best Newcomer, their first MOBO award. Ella Eyre won her second MOBO for Best Female Act. Best Song went to Skepta who didn’t attend this year to accept the award, and FKA Twigs taking the Best Video gong for “Pendulum”.

Here are the full winners and performers from last nights show.

BEST AFRICAN ACT
Fuse ODG – Winner
Davido – Nominated
Wizkid – Nominated
AKA – Nominated
Shatta Wale – Nominated

BEST ALBUM
Wiley (Snakes And Ladders) – Nominated
Krept and Konan (The Long Way Home) – Winner
Lianne La Havas (Blood) – Nominated
JME (Integrity>) – Nominated
Jamie xx (In Colour) – Nominated

BEST FEMALE ACT
Jess Glynne – Nominated
Lianne La Havas – Nominated
Ella Eyre – Winner
Little Simz – Nominated
FKA Twigs – Nominated

BEST GRIME ACT (in association with BBC Radio 1Xtra)
Bugzy Malone – Nominated
JME – Nominated
Lethal Bizzle – Nominated
Skepta – Nominated
Stormzy – Winner

BEST HIP-HOP ACT
Lady Leshurr – Nominated
Little Simz – Nominated
Nines – Nominated
Krept and Konan – Winner
Akala – Nominated

BEST INTERNATIONAL ALBUM
The Weeknd (Beauty Behind The Madness) – Nominated
Dr. Dre (Compton) – Nominated
Kendrick Lamar (To Pimp A Butterfly) – Nominated
J. Cole (2014 Forest Hills Drive) – Nominated
Drake (If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late) – Winner

BEST MALE ACT
Stormzy – Winner
JME – Nominated
Krept and Konan – Nominated
Skepta – Nominated
Mark Ronson – Nominated

BEST NEWCOMER
Yungen – Nominated
Sinead Harnett – Nominated
Snakehips – Nominated
J Hus – Nominated
George The Poet – Nominated
Nick Brewer – Nominated
Bonkaz – Nominated
Nao – Nominated
Section Boyz – Winner
Bugzy Malone – Nominated

BEST REGGAE ACT
Protoje – Nominated
Popcaan – Winner
OMI – Nominated
Chronixx – Nominated
Stylo G – Nominated

BEST SONG
JME (Man Don’t Care ft. Giggs) – Nominated
Krept and Konan (Freak Of The Week ft. Jeremih) – Nominated
Tinie Tempah (Not Letting Go ft. Jess Glynne) – Nominated
Skepta (Shutdown) – Winner
Mark Ronson (Uptown Funk ft. Bruno Mars) – Nominated

BEST VIDEO
FKA Twigs (Glass and Patron) – Nominated
FKA Twigs (Pendulum) – Winner
Rita Ora (Body On Me ft. Chris Brown) – Nominated
Lethal Bizzle (Fester Skank ft. Diztortion) – Nominated
Stormzy (Know Me From) – Nominated

PAVING THE WAY AWARD
Sir Lenny Henry

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT
CeeLo Green

PERFORMANCES
Ella Eyre – Together
Krept and Konan – Do It For The Gang, Certified + Freak Of The Week
Lianne La Havas – Unstoppable
Naughty Boy – Running (Losing It All)
Rita Ora – Body On Me + Poison
Section Boyz – Trapping Ain’t Dead
FKA Twigs – Figure 8 + In Time
Fuse ODG – Million Pound Girl (Badder Than Bad) + Dangerous Love
Shakka – Say Nada
CeeLo Green – Music To My Soul, Crazy + Forget You

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