Davido gains significant acclaim with the unveiling of the complete list of nominees for the 2024 MOBO Awards by the organizers.


Afrobeats Shine in MOBO Awards 2024 Nominations

Afrobeats’ meteoric rise continues to be recognized by the prestigious MOBO Awards, with the 2024 nominations showcasing the genre’s global impact. Nigerian giants Wizkid, Davido, and Burna Boy find themselves vying for the coveted Best African Act award, alongside other rising stars from the continent. However, the night promises to be a celebration of talent across diverse genres, with Stormzy and Little Simz dominating the overall list.

Heavyweights Clash in Key Categories:

  • Best Male Act: A battleground for established giants like Stormzy and Dave, alongside exciting newcomers like Central Cee and D-Block Europe.
  • Best Female Act: A diverse field featuring established powerhouses like Jorja Smith and Little Simz, alongside rising stars like PinkPantheress and Flo.
  • Album of the Year: A clash of styles, from Ezra Collective’s jazz-infused “Where I’m Meant To Be” to Stormzy’s powerful “This Is What We Mean.”
  • Song of the Year: From the chart-topping collaboration “Sprinter” by Central Cee & Dave to Stormzy’s introspective “Hide & Seek,” this category promises to be a nail-biter.

Rising Stars and Genre-Bending Excellence:

  • Best Newcomer: Keep your eyes peeled for fresh talent like Ama Lou, AntsLive, and Tamera.
  • Best Video of the Year: From the visually stunning “Gorilla” by Little Simz to the captivating “No More Naija Men” by Enny, this category is a feast for the eyes.
  • Genre Awards: From the soulful sounds of Bellah and Mahalia to the gritty energy of Central Cee and Digga D, the MOBOs recognize excellence across the musical spectrum.

Beyond Music: Celebrating Black Excellence:

  • Performance in a TV Show/Film: A powerful category highlighting the brilliance of actors like John Boyega and Lashana Lynch.
  • Media Personality: Recognizing the voices shaping culture, with nominees like Alison Hammond and Maya Jama.

With its diverse and exciting nominations, the 2024 MOBO Awards promise to be a night of unforgettable music, celebration, and recognition of Black talent across the globe. Be sure to tune in and witness the next generation of stars shine bright.

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