• The MOBO Awards 2020 has taken place on Wednesday, December 9, 2020 and Nigerian acts Wizkid and Burna Boy took home two of the biggest plaques of the night.
Popular Nigerian award winning singers and afropop stars, Burna Boy and Wizkid have conquered the 2020 edition of MOBO Awards with the ‘On The Low’ crooner winning Best International Act.
The ‘Ojuelegba’ star, Wizkid clinched the title for the Best African Act (in association with Afrozons).
The award event also featured two Nigerian heavyweight acts Davido and Tiwa Savage who delivered amazing performances, filmed outside the UK especially for the night.
Davido, who won Best African Act in 2017, wowed with his performances of ‘The Best’ and ‘FEM’ from his recently released studio album, ‘A Better Time.”
And former MAVIN first lady, Tiwa Savage brought stellar African queen vibes to the stage performing her smash hits ‘Koroba’ and ‘Dangerous Love’.
See full list of winners below.
BEST INTERNATIONAL ACT [PUBLIC VOTED]
BEST AFRICAN ACT
(IN ASSOCIATION WITH AFROZONS)
BEST MALE ACT
BEST FEMALE ACT
(IN ASSOCIATION WITH ISAWITFIRST)
ALBUM OF THE YEAR
NINES – ‘CRABS IN A BUCKET’
SONG OF THE YEAR [PUBLIC VOTED]
YOUNG T & BUGSEY FEAT. HEADIE ONE – ‘DON’T RUSH’
(IN ASSOCIATION WITH ARTS COUNCIL ENGLAND)
VIDEO OF THE YEAR
NSG – ‘LUPITA’ (DIRECTED BY KEVIN HUDSON)
BEST R&B/SOUL ACT
BEST HIP HOP ACT
BEST GRIME ACT [PUBLIC VOTED]
BEST PERFORMANCE IN A TV SHOW/FILM [PUBLIC VOTED]
MICHEAL WARD AS MARCO – ‘BLUE STORY’
BEST MEDIA PERSONALITY [PUBLIC VOTED]
BEST ALBUM (2017 – 2019)
This is a one-off additional category just for this year’s MOBO Awards to highlight the best albums released from 1st September 2017 – 31st August 2019.
ELLA MAI – ‘ELLA MAI’
BEST REGGAE ACT
BEST GOSPEL ACT
(IN ASSOCIATION WITH PREMIER GOSPEL)
BEST JAZZ ACT
(IN ASSOCIATION WITH BBC RADIO 6 MUSIC)
EGO ELLA MAY