Mobos

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Mobo awards 2021: Dave, Little Simz and Ghetts top winners
Drill artist Central Cee and Nigerian pop star Wizkid win two awards each, as ceremony returns as a live event for first time since 2017

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

05, Dec, 2021 @10:00 PM

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Dave tops nominations at 2021 Mobo awards
Chart-topping rapper will compete in five categories, with Central Cee, Ghetts, Little Simz and AJ Tracey also in contention for prizes

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

11, Nov, 2021 @1:00 PM

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Nines and Mahalia top winners at 2020 Mobo awards
Rapper and R&B singer each pick up two awards, with Steve McQueen, Headie One and Young T & Bugsey among other winners

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

09, Dec, 2020 @8:30 PM

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Mobo founder Kanya King: 'I’ve been fighting to break down barriers. It's isolating'
On hiatus since 2017, the Music of Black Origin awards return next week with black British music stronger than ever – but the industry still unequal. Its founder explains the work that needs to be done

Lanre Bakare

04, Dec, 2020 @8:00 AM

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Nines tops nominations for first Mobo awards since 2017
West London rapper scores five nominations at celebration of Black British music, with J Hus, Lianne La Havas, Mahalia, Tiana Major9 and Darkoo all earning three

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

24, Nov, 2020 @10:10 AM

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Mobos founder's open letter highlights racism in UK music industry
Kanya King says event could have collapsed after inaccurate press reports discouraged sponsors

Lanre Bakare

17, Jun, 2020 @4:36 PM

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Sick of awards shows? You’re not alone
Did you miss the Fifa or reality TV awards? Don’t worry – there’ll be another feast of backslapping soon. There are so many that you can now get an Emmy for directing the Oscars

Sam Wolfson

28, Sep, 2018 @4:59 AM

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Mobo awards to take a year off to expand scope beyond music
The ceremony, which has traditionally recognised music of black origin, is expected to return in 2019

Laura Snapes

25, Sep, 2018 @2:50 PM

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Mobo awards 2017: Stormzy dominates and Jeremy Corbyn salutes grime's influence
South London MC takes home best male artist, album and grime act prizes at annual celebration of black British music

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

29, Nov, 2017 @10:00 PM

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Grime star Stormzy leads Mobo award nominations
The chart-topping grime rapper nets five nominations in the annual celebration of black music, with J Hus getting four

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

17, Oct, 2017 @4:23 PM

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Skepta leads the revolution as his proteges storm the V&A
The grime star’s mentor group are the highlight of the museum’s peace, love and music festival

Vanessa Thorpe

06, Nov, 2016 @12:05 AM

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Mobos: Craig David crowned best male act
Artist caps comeback year with first Mobo since 2001, as organisers apologise for giving best song award to wrong act

Nadia Khomami

05, Nov, 2016 @11:39 AM

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