The MOBO Award winners have been announced and numerous notable names were honoured at the ceremony. On the awards list includes Jessie J, Tinie Tempah, Adele, Dappy and Tinchy Stryder. The MOBO Awards have grown in prestige in recent years and many artists now strive to be awarded with a MOBO. The most notable winner of the evening was Jessie J who managed to pick up a staggering four awards.
Jason Derulo and Alesha Dixon were the hosts for the 16th MOBO Awards ceremony, this was held in Glasgow and was broadcast live on BBC3; highlights will also be played on BBC One later in the week.
Jessie J can be regarded as having one of the best nights at the awards ceremony after picking up her four awards. As well as this the artist gave a daredevil performance on stage; this was the first time the artist has performed without a leg cast which she had been wearing full time due to an accident in June. The prestigious MOBO Awards that were presented to Jessie J were for Best UK Act, Best Album, Best Newcomer and Best Song.
Popular artists Tinie Tempah was also well received at the awards ceremony and he saw off tough competition to be awarded the Best Hip Hop/Crime category award. The ever increasingly popular Adele was also honoured at the MOBO Awards with the prize for Best R&B/ Soul Act award. Rihanna was awarded with the Best International Act Award; the artist saw off tough completion including Beyonce and Bruno Mars.
All of the awards that are presented have been voted for by the fans of the UK music scene. Voting is conducted through the MOBO Awards website and through their authorised partners websites.
The full list of MOBO Award winners is below:
Best UK Act – Jessie J
Best Newcomer – Jessie J
Best Hip Hop/ Grime Act – Tinie Tempah
Best Video – Tinchy Stryder and Dappy – Spaceship
Best International Act – Rihanna
Best Song – Jessie J – Do it like a Dude
Best Album – Jessie J – Who You Are
Best Reggae – Alborosie
Best Jazz Act – Karios 4 Tet
Best African Act – Wizkid
Best Gospel Act – Triple O
Best R&B / Soul Act – Adele
Outstanding Contribution to Music – Boyz II Men
Bemobo Award – Youth Music