2017 MOBO Awards Nominees: Wizkid Breaks Record, Will Duel With Drake, Jay Z and Other African Acts (See Full List Here)

Nominees for 2017 MOBO Awards: Wizkid Contending Against Drake, Jay Z. Check Full List of Nominees here

The 2017 edition of MOBO announced its nominees on Tuesday morning. With the Real StarBoy, Wizkid being nominated alongside with other big and foreign artist as the only African singer vying for the Best International Act Award with the likes of his former foreign collaborator, Drake, and Kendrick Lamar, Cardi B, Jay Z and others.

The love of Wizkid is the beginning of Music; the real starboy is also nominated alongside with other African artists like Davido, Mr Eazi, Wande Coal, Maleek Berry, Tekno, Sarkodie, Eugy and others under the same umbrella vying for the the African Act.

The 2017 MOBOs is set to take place on November 29th at Leeds First Direct Arena.

See the full list of nominees below: 2017 MOBO Awards

•[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”
Kojo Funds f. Abra Cadabra, “Dun Talkin’”
Not3s, “Addison Lee”
Stormzy, “Big For Your Boots”
Yungen f. Yxng Bane, “Bestie”

•[Best Video]

Bossman Birdie, “Walk The Walk”J Hus, “Spirit”
J Hus, “Spirit”
Loyle Carner, “The Isle Of Arran”
Mist “Hot Property”
Stormzy “Big For Your Boots”

•[Best Hip-Hop]

Giggs
Little Simz
Loyle Carner
Nines
Stefflon Don
Wretch 32

•[Best Grime]

AJ Tracey
Chip
P Money
Skepta
Stormzy
Wiley

•[Best R&B/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]

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

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