Nigerian superstars win big at MOBO Awards 2020

Written by on December 10, 2020

On December 10, 2020, the MOBO Awards returned after a three-year hiatus andNigerian superstars, Wizkid and Burna Boy won big at event. Wizkid was named the Best African Act while Burna Boy was named the Best International Act.

On November 24, 2020, nominations for the 2020 Music of Black Origin Awards were announced. Nigerian stars, Wizkid, Burna Boy Davido, Rema, Fireboy, Adekunle Goldand Tiwa Savage got nods at the event for the event which honours black music from all corners of the world.

Maya Jama and Chunkz did the honours of hosting the virtual ceremony with guest presenters including Leomie Anderson, Jourdan Dunn and Neelam Gill. Performances came from Headie One, Tiwa Savage, Ms Banks, H.E.R. and Kojey Radical.

See Full List Below:

Best male act – Headie One

Best female act – Mahalia

Album of the year – Crabs in a Bucket, Nines

Song of the year – Don’t Rush, Young T & Bugsey featuring Headie One

Best newcomer – Aitch

Video of the year – Lupita, NSG

Best R&B/soul act – Mahalia

Best hip hop act – Nines

Best grime act – JME

Best international act – Burna Boy

Best performance in a TV show/film – Micheal Ward as Marco, Blue Story

Best media personality – Chunkz

Best album 2017-2019 – Ella Mai, Ella Mai

Best African act – Wizkid

Best reggae act – Buju Banton

Best gospel act – Calledout Music

Best jazz act – Ego Ella May

Best producer – Jae 5

Inspiration award – Sir Steve McQueen

 

 


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