by: michael eli dokosi/www.blakkpepper.com/ghana

Grime MC, Stormzy; won big at the 2017 MOBO Awards which took place on November 29 at the First Direct Arena in the United Kingdom. Stormzy won three trophies after earning five nominations including Best Male Artist, Best Grime Act and Best Album (Gang Signs & Prayer).

Other winners on the night included Davido, J Hus, Giggs and Wizkid.

J Hus

Nigerian artist; Wizkid pulled a huge feat defeating Jay-Z, Kendrick Lamar, Cardi B and others to win the Best International Act award at the just ended Music of Black Origin (MOBO) Awards.

Stormzy

Whiles Davido also beat Sarkodie, Maleek Berry, Juls and others in winning Best African Act award.

Davido

MOBO Awards is a celebration of Global Black Music initiated in 1996 by Kanya King and Andy Ruffell.

Big Shaq

Below is the list of winners:

BEST MALE ACT

Stormzy – Winner

Bugzy Malone

Chip

Dave

Giggs

J Hus

Maleek Berry

Mostack

Sampha

Skepta

 

BEST FEMALE ACT

Stefflon Don – Winner

Emeli Sandé

Jessie Ware

Jorja Smith

Lady Leshurr

Little Simz

Mabel

Nadia Rose

NAO

Ray BLK

 

BEST INTERNATIONAL ACT

Wizkid – Winner

Cardi B

DJ Khaled

Drake

Jay Z

Kendrick Lamar

Migos

Solange Knowles

SZA

Travis Scott

 

BEST AFRICAN ACT

Davido – Winner

Eugy

Juls

Maleek Berry

Mr Eazi

Sarkodie

Tekno

Tiwa Savage

Wande Coal

Wizkid

 

BEST ALBUM

Stormzy – Gang Signs & Prayer – Winner

J Hus – Common Sense

Nines – One Foot Out

Sampha – Process

Wretch 32 – Growing Over Life

 

BEST NEWCOMER

Dave – Winner

Jorja Smith

Kojo Funds

Lotto Boyzz

Loyle Carner

Mabel

Mist

Not3s

Stefflon Don

Yxng Bane

 

BEST SONG

J Hus “Did You See” – Winner

Stormzy “Big For Your Boots”

Kojo Funds Feat. Abra Cadabra “Dun Talkin’”

Not3s “Addison Lee”

Yungen Feat. Yxng Bane “Bestie

 

BEST VIDEO

Mist “Hot Property” – Winner

Stormzy “Big For Your Boots”

Bossman Birdie “Walk The Walk”

J Hus “Spirit”

Loyle Carner “The Isle Of Arran”

 

BEST HIP HOP ACT

Giggs – Winner

Little Simz

Loyle Carner

Nines

Stefflon Don

Wretch 32

 

BEST GRIME ACT

Stormzy – Winner

AJ Tracey

Chip

P Money

Skepta

Wiley

 

BEST R&B/SOUL ACT

Craig David – Winner

Jorja Smith

NAO

Ray BLK

Sampha

 

BEST REGGAE ACT

Damian Marley – Winner

Aidonia

Alkaline

Chronixx

Popcaan

 

BEST JAZZ ACT

Moses Boyd – Winner

Cleveland Watkiss

Daymé Arocena

Mr Jukes

Terrace Martin

 

BEST GOSPEL ACT

Volney Morgan & New-Ye – Winner

Lurine Cato

Mali Music

S.O.

Triple O

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Michael Eli Dokosi is a journalist and a formidable writer with a decade's experience. He is a blogger as well who currently owns and manages the news portal www.blakkpepper.com. The site is a wholesome news platform with entertainment, political, general, sports, negroid and foreign news offerings with the tagline 'More than Straight News' because of its alternate take on issues. The blakkpepper name emerged because the site is Afrocentric and hot. The Managing Editor can be reached via cell line (+233) 0249907425 & (+233) 0262907425 and via email blakkpeppergh@gmail.com for adverts, enquiries and news coverage invites.

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