This year, stars from the UK and US will line-up to play the MOBO Awards at Wembley Arena on Wednesday October 15th.
British superstar Estelle looks set to shine on the night after receiving 5 nominations for this year’s Awards. The Londoner has achieved huge acclaim on both sides of the Atlantic with her album Shine this year.
Spice Girl Mel B will co-host the awards alongside Rev Run, founding member of iconic hip hop outfit Run DMC.
Mel says, “I am really excited to be returning as host to this year’s awards ceremony. I can’t wait to return to the MOBO stage at Wembley Arena. I have witnessed the rise of Estelle and Leona Lewis in the US, and 2008 has been an incredible year for Music of Black Origin on both sides of the Atlantic.”
Some of the key award categories this year are:
Best UK Male
Best UK Female
Best International Act
Mary J Blige
Best R&B / Soul
‘American Boy’ – Estelle
‘Dance Wiv Me’ – Dizzee Rascal
‘Lollipop’ – Lil ‘ Wayne
‘Low’ – Flo Rida
‘Wearing My Rolex’ – Wiley
Best Hip Hop
Tickets are now available (from £20 all-in).
MOBO Organisation – link