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MOBO Awards 2016: Olamide, Wizkid, Tiwa Savage & Tekno Face Tough Battle [SEE FULL LIST]

Music of Black Origin (MOBO) has released the list of nominees for its annual awards.

The Best International Act (Africa) category is particularly different from other categories with 10 artistes making an initial shortlist.

The artiste in the pipeline are Wizkid, Mr. Eazi, Eugy, Kwamz & Flava, Moelogo, TeknoMiles, Tiwa Savage, Yemi Alade, Olamide and Mista Silva.

The Best International Act and Best International Act, Africa categories which have a number of nominees will however be reduced to 5 final nominees on October 17.

See the full list of nominees below:-

Best Song

Craig David feat. Big Narstie ‘When the Bassline Drops’

Kano feat. Giggs & Wiley ‘3 Wheel-Ups’

Tinie Tempah feat. Zara Larsson ‘Girls Like’

WSTRN ‘In 2’

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Jorja Smith ‘Blue Lights’

Naughty Boy feat. Beyonce & Arrow Benjamin ‘Runnin’

Abra Cadabra feat. Krept & Konan ‘Robbery’ (Remix)

Chase & Status feat. Frisco ‘Funny’

Ghetts ‘You Dun Know Already’

M.O ‘Who Do You Think Of’

J.Hus ‘Friendly’

Lethal Bizzle ‘Wobble’

Best Newcomer

67

AJ Tracey

Avelino

Izzy Bizu

Mostack

Kojey Radical

Nadia Rose

Ray Blk

WSTRN

Best Female Act

Lady Leshurr

Katy B

Laura Mvula

Little Simz

Nao

Best Hip Hop Act

Giggs

Section Boyz

Little Simz

Fekky

Wretch 32

Best Grime Act

AJ Tracey

Kano

Chip

Skepta

Stormzy

Best Album

Laura Mvula ‘The Dreaming Room’

Giggs ‘Landlord’

Kano ‘Made in the Manor’

Michael Kiwanuka ‘Love & Hate’

Skepta ‘Konnichiwa’

Best Gospel Act

Guvna B

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Volney Morgan and New-Ye

Sarah Teibo

S.O

Andrew Bello

Best R&B/Soul Act

Nao

James Blake

Michael Kiwanuka

Laura Mvula

Shakka

Best African Act

Mr Eazi

Wizkid

Moelogo

Tekno Miles

Tiwa Savage

Yemi Alade

Olamide

Mista

Silva

Eugy

Kwamz & Flava

Best Jazz Act

Esperanza Spalding

Bill Laurance

Michael Janisch

Jacob Collier

Cory Henry

Best Video

Laura Mvula ‘Phenomenal Woman’

Kojey Radical ‘Footsteps’

M.I.A ‘Borders’

Nadia Rose ‘Skwod’

Bugzy Malone ‘Moving’

Best Reggae Act

Popcaan

Alkaline

Spice

Protoje

Kranium

Best Male Act

Craig David

Skepta

Stormzy

Kano

Tinie Tempah

Best International Act

Anderson. Paak

Beyonce

Bryson Tiller

Chance The Rapper

Drake

Frank Ocean

Kanye West

Kaytranada

Partynextdoor

Rihanna

Justin Bieber

Tory Lanez

DJ Khaled

Major Lazer

Travis Scott

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