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Thursday, 5 November 2015

Fuse ODG Beats Davido, Wizkid & Yemi Alade To Win MOBOs Best African Act Award

UK based Ghanaian Afrobeats musician, Fuse ODG has beaten Yemi Alade, Davido, Wizkid and others to win the Best International Act, Africa at the just concluded 20th edition of the Music of Black Origin Awards (MOBOs).

This makes it the third time Fuse ODG has emerged winner in the said category after successively winning in 2013 and 2014.

The awards which took place at the First Direct Arena in London on November 4, 2015 also saw Drake win the Best International Album with ‘If You’re Reading This, It’s Too Late’.

Below is the full list of nominees and winners.

Best Male

Skepta
Mark Ronson
Krept & Konan
JME
Stormzy (WINNER)

Best Female

FKA Twigs
Little Simz
Ella Eyre (WINNER)
Lianne La Havas
Jess Glynne

Best Album

Krept & Konan – ‘The Long Way Home’ (WINNER)
JME – ‘Integrity’
Lianne La Havas – ‘Blood’
Wiley – ‘Snakes & Ladders’
Jamie XX – ‘In Colour’

Best Song

Mark Ronson Feat. Bruno Mars – ‘Uptown Funk’
Skepta – ‘Shutdown’ (WINNER)
Tinie Tempah Feat. Jess Glynne – ‘Not Letting Go’
JME Feat. Giggs – ‘Man Don’t Care’
Krept & Konan – ‘Freak Of The Week’

Best Video

Stormzy – ‘Know Me From’
FKA Twigs – ‘Pendulum’ (WINNER)
Rita Ora Feat. Chris Brown – ‘Body On Me’
Lethal Bizzle ‘ ‘Fester Skank’
FKA Twigs ‘ ‘Glass And Patron’

Best Newcomer

Bugzy Malone
Section Boyz (WINNER)
Nao
Bonkaz
Nick Brewer
George The Poet
J Hus
Snakehips
Sinead Harnett
Yungen

Best International Album

Drake – ‘If You’re Reading This, It’s Too Late’ (WINNER)
Kendrick Lamar – ‘To Pimp A Butterfly’
J. Cole – ‘2014 Forest Hills Drive’
Dre Dre – ‘Compton: A Soundtrack By Dr Dre’
The Weeknd – ‘Beauty Behind The Madness’
D’Angelo – ‘Black Messiah’
Jazmine Sullivan – ‘Reality Show’
The Internet – ‘Ego Death’
Tyrese – ‘Black Rose’
A$AP Rocky – ‘At.Long.Last.ASAP’

Best Grime

Bugzy Malone
JME
Lethal Bizzle
Skepta
Stormzy (WINNER)

Best Hip-Hop

Akala
Krept & Konan (WINNER)
Nines
Little Simz
Lady Leshurr

Best R&B/Soul

Kwabs
Andreya Triana
Shakka (WINNER)
Lianna La Havas
Joss Stone

Best African Act

Fuse ODG (WINNER)
Davido
Wizkid
Patoranking
Moelogo
Yemi Alade
Aka
Mista Silva
Shatta Wale
Silvastone

Best Reggae

Stylo G
Chonixx
Omi
Popcaan (WINNER)
Protoje

Best Jazz

Binker And Moses (WINNER)
Julia Biel
Courtney Pine
David Little
Polar Bear

Best Gospel

Chos3n
Olaedo Ibe
Leroy Johnson
Ni-Cola
Faith Child (WINNER)

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