MOBO 2021: Wizkid and Rema Nominated For Best International Act Category

Written by on November 11, 2021

The MOBO Awards nominations are here and this year we have got our very own Wizkidayo and Mavin Record star, Rema for Best International Act.

 

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MOBO 2021: Wizkid and Rema Nominated For Best International Act Category

MOBO 2021: Wizkid and Rema Nominated For Best International Act Category

 

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Rema and Wizkid have been nominated alongside, Dojacat, Drake, Kanye West, Lilnas X, Megan Thee Stallion, Polo Capalot, Skillibeng and Young Stoner Life

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For Best African Music Act, we have got,  Ayra Starr Burnaboy, Ckay, Davido, King Promise, Rema, Tems, Tiwa Savage, Wizkid and Nsg.

 

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MOBO 2021: Wizkid and Rema Nominated For Best International Act Category

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Also, Dave, the rapper who topped the charts this year with his emotionally rich second album ” We are alone in this together”  leads the nominations at the 2021 Mobo awards, which acknowledge the best Black music in the UK, Africa, the Caribbean and beyond.

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Dave is nominated for album, song and video of the year, plus best male act and best hip-hop act. Drill rapper Central Cee has four nominations, capping a breakthrough year in which he released two Top 10 hits, Commitment Issues and Obsessed With You.

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For the first time, there is a separate category celebrating drill rap alongside grime and hip-hop, in the year the genre second its first UK No1 single the remix of Tion Wayne and Russ Millions’ Body, which is nominated for song of the year.

The event will also celebrate the best of African music, reggae, jazz, gospel and R&B/soul in distinct categories, plus actors, media personalities, producers and international acts. The ceremony will take place on Sunday 5 December.

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MOBO 2021: Wizkid and Rema Nominated For Best International Act Category

MOBO 2021: Wizkid and Rema Nominated For Best International Act Category

The full list of nominees is as follows:

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Best Male Act

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AJ Tracey
Central Cee
Dave
Ghetts
Headie One
Potter Payper

Best Female Act

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Arlo Parks
Bree Runway
Cleo Sol
Little Simz
Shaybo
Tiana Major9

Album of the Year

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Arlo Parks – ‘Collapsed In Sunbeams’
Celeste – ‘Not Your Muse’
Cleo Sol – ‘Mother’
Dave – ‘We’re All Alone in This Together
Ghetts – ‘Conflict Of Interest’
Headie One – ‘Edna’

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Song of the Year – in Association With Coventry Building Society

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A1 X J1 – ‘Latest Trends’
Central Cee – ‘Commitment Issues’
Dave Feat. Stormzy – ‘Clash’
Enny Feat. Amia Brave – ‘Peng Black Girls’
Pa Salieu Feat. Backroad Gee – ‘My Family’
Tion Wayne & Russ Millions, Arrdee, Bugzy Malone, Buni, Darkoo, E1 (3×3), Fivio Foreign & Zt (3×3) – ‘Body (Remix)’

Best Newcomer – in Association With Asos

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Arlo Parks
Arrdee
Backroad Gee
Berwyn
Central Cee
Enny
Joy Crookes
Midas the Jagaban
Pinkpantheress
Wes Nelson

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Video of the Year

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Bree Runway – ‘Hot Hot’ (Directed by Jocelyn Anquetil)
Fredo Feat. Dave – ‘Money Talks’ (Directed by Edem Wornoo)
Little Simz Feat. Cleo Sol – ‘Woman’ (Directed by Little Simz)
M1llionz – ‘lagga’ (Directed by Teeeezy C)
Pa Salieu Feat. Backroad Gee – ‘My Family’ (Directed by Femi Ladi)
Slowthai Feat. A$ap Rocky – ‘Mazza’ (Directed by the Rest)

 

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Best R&B/Soul Act

Bellah
Cleo Sol
Jorja Smith
Sault
Tiana Major9
Wstrn
Best Grime Act
Bugzy Malone
Chip
D Double E
Frisco
Ghetts
Skepta

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Best Hip Hop Act

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Dave
D-block Europe
Fredo
Little Simz
Potter Payper
Slow Thai

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Best Drill Act – in Association With Trench

Central Cee
Digga D
Headie One
K Trap
Loski
M1llionz
Russ Millions
Sr
Tion Wayne
Unknown T

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Best International Act

Doja Cat
Drake
Kanye West
Lil Nas X
Megan Thee Stallion
Polo G
Rema
Skillibeng
Wizkid
Young Stoner Life (Young Thug & Gunna)

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Best Performance in a TV show/film

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Ashley Thomas as Henry in Them
Damson Idris as Franklin Saint in Snowfall
Daniel Kaluuya as Fred Hampton in Judas & The Black Messiah
Letitia Wright as Altheia Jones-Lecointe in Small Axe
Micheal Ward as Franklyn in Small Axe

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Best Media Personality

Charlene White
Chunkz & Yung Filly
Harry Pinero
Henrie Kwushue
Julie Adenuga
Maya Jama
Mo Gilligan
Munya Chawawa
Nella Rose
Zeze Millz

 

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Best Gospel Act – in Association With Premier Gospel

Calledout Music
Cece Winans
Guvna B
Kirk Franklin
Maverick City Music
S.o.

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Best African Music Act

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Ayra Starr
Burna Boy
Ckay
Davido
King Promise
Nsg
Rema
Tems
Tiwa Savage
Wizkid

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MOBO 2021: Wizkid and Rema Nominated For Best International Act Category

MOBO 2021: Wizkid and Rema Nominated For Best International Act Category

 

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MOBO 2021: Wizkid and Rema Nominated For Best International Act Category

MOBO 2021: Wizkid and Rema Nominated For Best International Act Category

Best Reggae Act

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Lila Ike
Popcaan
Sean Paul
Shenseea
Skillibeng
Spice

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Best Jazz Act

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Alfa Mist
Blue Lab Beats
Emma-jean Thackray
Jacob Collier
Nubiyan Twist
Sons of Kemet

Best Producer – in Association With Complex Uk

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Gotcha
Jae 5
Juls
M1onthebeat
P2j
TSB

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Nevertheless, who do you think will win the Mobo 2021’Best African Music Act’? 🤔

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