Wizkid, Tiwa Savage, Maleek Berry & More Nominated For 2017 MOBO Awards Best International Act

The nominees for the 2017 MOBO Awards have been announced and our very own Starboy, Wizkid is the only African artist vying for the Best International Act award.

Other hitmakers to be nominated for the Best International Act are Cardi BJay-ZKendrick LamarDJ KhaledDrakeMigosSolange KnowlesSZA and Travis Scott.

Wizkid was also nominated in the Best African Act category alongside DavidoTeknoTiwa SavageMaleek BerryWande CoalMr. Eazi and more.

This honourable mention comes a few weeks after he sold out the famous Royal Albert Hall in London for his solo concert and later was nominated for the MTV EMAs.

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

See the full list of nominees below:

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”
    (Directed by Luke Davies)
  • J Hus, “Spirit”
    (Directed by Hugo Jenkins)
  • Loyle Carner, “The Isle Of Arran”
    (Directed by George Hudson)
  • Mist “Hot Property”
    (Directed by Oliver Jennings)
  • Stormzy “Big For Your Boots”
    (Directed by Daps)

 

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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