Wednesday, November 7, 2012

D'Banj wins MOBO Award

DBanj, over the weekend, won the 2012 MOBO Award for Best African Act.
The 2012 edition of MOBO Award-an award set to honour Music Of Black Origin (MOBO)-held at the Echo Arena in Liverpool, England, over the weekend.
The 31 year old artiste was nominated alongside some of Africa’s finest artistes such as Amadou & Mariam, Cabo Snoop, Camp Mulla, Sarkodie, Fally Ipupa, Fatoumata Diawara, P-Square, Spoek Mathambo and The Very Best.
The award which is D’Banj’s first MOBO, sees him join past Nigerian winners 2face Idibia (2007), 9ice (2008) and Nneka (2009).

 Below is the full list of Mobo Award winners for 2012:

 Best African Act – D’Banj

Best Female Act – Emeli Sande

 Best Male Act – Plan B

 Best Newcomer – Rita Ora

 Best R&B/Soul Act – Emeli Sande

 Best Hip-Hop/Grime Act – Plan B

 Best Video – JLS – Do You Feel What I Feel

 Best Song – Labrinth Ft Tinie Tempah – Earthquake

 Best Album – Emeli Sande – Our Version Of Events

 Best International Act – Nicki Minaj

 Best Reggae Act – Sean Paul

 Best Jazz Act – Zoe Rahman

Best Gospel Act – Rachel Kerr

 Outstanding Contribution to Music – TLC

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