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MOBO Music Awards 2021: Full Nominees List and Details

A Complete List of the MOBO Music Awards 2021 Nominees

LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 11: Bree Runway attends the nominations launch for the MOBO awards 2021 at Google HQ on November 11, 2021 in London, England. (Photo by Jeff Spicer/Getty Images)

The 2021 MOBO Music Awards are set to take place on 5 Dec. at the Coventry Building Society Arena, as a live show extravaganza. Last year's awards took place virtually, with hosts Chunkz and Maya Jama, and performances by Headie One, Ms Banks, and Kojey Radical. Performances for the 2021 ceremony have yet to be confirmed, but the nominees are officially in, and were announced today by presenter Henrie Kwushue.

Leading the charge with the most nominations is rapper Dave for album of the year, best male act, best hip-hop act, song of the year, video of the year, and album of the year. Next up is Central Cee, nominated for best male act, song of the year, best newcomer, and best drill act. Finally, Little Simz is nominated for best female act, best hip-hop act, and video of the year.

Check out all the 2021 MOBO Music Awards nominees, ahead.

BEST MALE ACT

Aj Tracey
Central Cee
Dave
Ghetts
Headie One
Potter Payper

BEST FEMALE ACT

Arlo Parks
Bree Runway
Cleo Sol
Little Simz
Shaybo
Tiana Major9

ALBUM OF THE YEAR

Arlo Parks – Collapsed In Sunbeams
Celeste – Not Your Muse
Cleo Sol – Mother
Dave – We're All Alone In This Together
Ghetts – Conflict Of Interest
Headie One – Edna

SONG OF THE YEAR – IN ASSOCIATION WITH COVENTRY BUILDING SOCIETY

A1 X J1 – "Latest Trends"
Central Cee – "Commitment Issues"
Dave Feat. Stormzy - "Clash"
Enny Feat. Amia Brave – "Peng Black Girls"
Pa Salieu Feat. Backroad Gee – "My Family"
Tion Wayne & Russ Millions, Arrdee, Bugzy Malone, Buni, Darkoo, E1 (3x3), Fivio Foreign & Zt (3x3) – "Body (Remix)"

BEST NEWCOMER – IN ASSOCIATION WITH ASOS

Arlo Parks
Arrdee
Backroad Gee
Berwyn
Central Cee
Enny
Joy Crookes
Midas The Jagaban
Pinkpantheress
Wes Nelson

VIDEO OF THE YEAR

Bree Runway – "Hot Hot"
Fredo Feat. Dave - "Money Talks"
Little Simz Feat. Cleo Sol – "Woman"
M1llionz – "Lagga"
Pa Salieu Feat. Backroad Gee – "My Family"
Slowthai Feat. A$Ap Rocky – "Mazza"

BEST R&B/SOUL ACT

Bellah
Cleo Sol
Jorja Smith
Sault
Tiana Major9
Wstrn

BEST GRIME ACT

Bugzy Malone
Chip
D Double E
Frisco
Ghetts
Skepta

BEST HIP HOP ACT

Dave
D-Block Europe
Fredo
Little Simz
Potter Payper
Slowthai

BEST DRILL ACT – IN ASSOCIATION WITH TRENCH

Central Cee
Digga D
Headie One
K Trap
Loski
M1llionz
Russ Millions
Sr
Tion Wayne
Unknown T

BEST INTERNATIONAL ACT

Doja Cat
Drake
Kanye West
Lil Nas X
Megan Thee Stallion
Polo G
Rema
Skillibeng
Wizkid
Young Stoner Life (Young Thug & Gunna)

BEST PERFORMANCE IN A TV SHOW/FILM

Ashley Thomas As Henry In Them
Damson Idris As Franklin Saint In Snowfall
Daniel Kaluuya As Fred Hampton In Judas & The Black Messiah
Letitia Wright As Altheia Jones-Lecointe In Small Axe
Micheal Ward As Franklyn In Small Axe

BEST MEDIA PERSONALITY

Charlene White
Chunkz & Yung Filly
Harry Pinero
Henrie Kwushue
Julie Adenuga
Maya Jama
Mo Gilligan
Munya Chawawa
Nella Rose
Zeze Millz

BEST GOSPEL ACT – IN ASSOCIATION WITH PREMIER GOSPEL

Calledout Music
Cece Winans
Guvna B
Kirk Franklin
Maverick City Music
S.O.

Best African Music Act

Ayra Starr
Burna Boy
Ckay
Davido
King Promise
NSG
Rema
Tems
Tiwa Savage
Wizkid

BEST REGGAE ACT

Lila Ike
Popcaan
Sean Paul
Shenseea
Skillibeng
Spice

BEST JAZZ ACT – IN ASSOCIATION WITH BBC 6MUSIC

Alfa Mist
Blue Lab Beats
Emma-Jean Thackray
Jacob Collier
Nubiyan Twist
Sons Of Kemet

BEST PRODUCER – IN ASSOCIATION WITH COMPLEX UK

Gotcha
Jae 5
Juls
M1onthebeat
P2j
Tsb

Image Source: Getty / Jeff Spicer
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