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Mobo Awards 2011: Jessie J,Adele and Tinie Tempah lead nominations

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Mobo Awards 2011: Jessie J,Adele and Tinie Tempah lead nominations

A music awards bash wouldn’t be complete without Adele and Tinie Tempah taking home an arm-load of trophies, so it’s no surprise to see them both dominating the list of nominees for the 2011 MOBO Awards.Nigeria artists also got nominated, with Wizkid, and Dbanj getting nominations for the Best African acts.Relative newcomers Jessie J and Wretch 32 will also be ones to watch when the MOBO Awards return to Glasgow on 5 October.

Full list of nominations for the 2011 Mobo Awards

Best UK act
1 Wretch 32
2 Adele
3 Katy B
4 Chase & Status
5 Tinie Tempah
6 Jessie J
7 N – Dubz
8 Example
9 Chipmunk
10 The Streets

Best newcomer
1 Ed Sheeran
2 Wretch 32
3 Jessie J
4 Rizzle Kicks
5 Emeli Sande
6 Jamie Woon
7 Yasmin
8 Alex Clare
9 Loick Essien
10 Maverick Sabre

Best UK hip hop / grime act
1 Tinie Tempah
2 Giggs
3 Wretch 32
4 Wiley
5 Rizzle Kicks

Best video
1 Tinchy Stryder ft. Dappy – Spaceship
2 Jessie J – Do it like a Dude
3 Wiley – Numbers in Action
4 Rizzle kicks – Down with the Trumpets
5 Chipmunk ft. Chris Brown – Champion

Best international act
1 Cee Lo Green
2 Nicki Minaj
3 Wiz Khalifa
4 Aloe Blacc
5 Snoop Dogg
6 Beyonce
7 Rihanna
8 Jason Derulo
9 Alexis Jordan
10 Bruno Mars

Best song
1 Wretch 32 – traktor
2 Adele – someone like you
3 Tinie Tempah – wonderman
4 Jessie J – do it like a dude
5 Chase & Status ft. Tinie Tempah – hitz

Best album
1 Adele – 21
2 Chase & Status- no more idols
3 Jessie J – Who You Are
4 Katy B – On a Mission
5 Tinie Tempah – Disc-overy

Best reggae
1 Mavado
2 Damian Marley & Nas
3 Jah Cure
4 Alboroise
5 Khago

Best jazz act
1 Kairos 4tet
2 Gwilym Simcock
3 Denys Baptist
4 Matthew Halsall
5 Usonic

Best African act
1 Wizkid
2 Cheikh lo
3 Owiny Sigoma Band
4 Fatoumata Diawara
5 Seun Kuti
6 D’banj
7 Vieux Farka Toure
8 Smod: Smod
9 Liquideep
10 Spoek Mathambo

Best gospel act
1 Triple O
2 Jayess
3 Four Kornerz
4 Bobby Bovell
5 Junior Garr

Best R&B / soul act
1 Adele
2 Omar
3 Marsha Ambrosious
4 Dionne Bromfield
5 Mike Hough

Please note that to be able to vote you must register to http://www.mobo.com/voting

Asuquo Eton founded talkmediaafrica.com, now one of the most visited TV, music, tech and features website, in 2011. He is also a social media analyst, media and entertainment consultant.

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