Black British music

  1. JLS, N-Dubz, Professor Green Confirmed For MOBOs

    October 05, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Homegrown stars dominate the first list of acts confirmed to perform at this year's MOBO Awards, with N-Dubz, JLS and Professor Green all set to play the leading urban event. U.K. pop star Alesha Dixon is also set to perform at the urban musi ...

  2. Beyonce, Dizzee, Kanye Earn 3 MOBO Nominations

    August 26, 2009 12:00 AM EDT U.K. rapper Dizzee Rascal, Beyonce and Kanye West have each picked up three nominations for the 2009 MOBO Awards, which will move from London to Glasgow for the first time in their 13-year history. The MOBO Awards, which recognizes music of black ...

  3. MOBOs Head To Glasgow

    April 17, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The U.K. MOBO Awards will be staged in Glasgow this year, the first time the ceremony has been held outside of London. Glasgow SECC will host the 2009 MOBOs on Sept. 30. The announcement was made today (April 17) by awards founder Kanya King, R&am ...

  4. PRS' Record High For MOBO Nominations

    October 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The U.K.'s Performing Right Society (PRS) has reported that a record number of its members appear in the nominations for this year's MOBO Awards, held Oct. 15 at London's Wembley Arena. Sixteen artists have been given the honor, inc ...

  5. Estelle, Legend To Perform At MOBOs

    September 24, 2008 12:00 AM EDT U.K. R&B artist Estelle has been confirmed to perform at the MOBO Awards at London's Wembley Arena on Oct. 15. She has five award nominations including best female and best song for "American Boy", which features Kanye West. Joh ...

  6. Estelle Lands Five MOBO Nods

    September 10, 2008 12:00 AM EDT British talent leads the field in the 2008 MOBO Award nominations, with Estelle, Dizzee Rascal, Leona Lewis and Wiley all earning multiple nods. Estelle is up for five awards, including best song and best video for "American Boy" (Atlant ...

  7. Mobos Moves To Wembley

    August 21, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The MOBO (Music of Black Origin) Awards is moving to the Live Nation-managed Wembley Arena for its Oct. 15 2008 ceremony, after being staged at London's O2 Arena last year. The awards were launched in 1996 and last year's winners include ...

  8. Winehouse, Rascal In The Hunt For MOBOs

    August 22, 2007 12:00 AM EDT With four nominations each, Amy Winehouse and Dizzee Rascal lead the field for the Music of Black Origin (MOBO) Awards, to be held Sept. 19 at London's O2 Arena. BBC1 will broadcast it two days later. Winehouse is up for best U.K. female, bes ...

  9. MOBO Awards Move To The O2

    August 09, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The 12th edition of the Music of Black Origin (MOBO) Awards will take place at London's O2 Arena on Sept. 19. The MOBOs will be the first industry awards ceremony to take place at new Greenwich venue, which opened for business on July 7. Owne ...

  10. MOBO Awards Honor Beyonce, Rae, Akala

    September 20, 2006 12:00 AM EDT R&B star Beyonce was the top winner at this year's MOBO (Music of Black Origin) Awards, winning three trophies at tonight's (Sept. 20) ceremony at London's Royal Albert Hall. R&B star Beyonce was the top winner at this y ...

  11. Jamelia, West Scoop Major MOBO Awards

    October 01, 2004 12:00 AM EDT British R&B singer Jamelia and Chicago rapper Kanye West were the big winners at Britain's Music of Black Origin (MOBO) awards last night (Sept. 30), taking three awards each. British R&B singer Jamelia and Chicago rapper Kanye We ...

  12. Jamelia, West Scoop Major MOBO Awards

    October 01, 2004 12:00 AM EDT British R&B singer Jamelia and Chicago rapper Kanye West were the big winners at Britain's Music of Black Origin (MOBO) awards last night (Sept. 30), taking three awards each. British R&B singer Jamelia and Chicago rapper Kanye We ...

  13. Kanye West Grabs 7 MOBO Nominations

    August 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT With a record seven nominations, hip-hop star Kanye West is the frontrunner for the ninth annual MOBO Awards, to be held Sept. 30 at London's Royal Albert Hall. With a record seven nominations, hip-hop star Kanye West is the frontrunner for t ...