Thursday, September 21, 2006

Mobo Awards 2006

Corinne Bailey Rae and Lemar perform and win at the Mobo Awards 2006.

Here are the winners for the Music of Black Origin (Mobo) Awards 2006, which was held on 20 September at the Royal Albert Hall, London:

Best group: Black Eyed Peas
Also nominated: Gnarls Barkley OutKast Pussycat Dolls The Streets

Best song: Beyonce featuring Jay-Z, Deja Vu
Also nominated: Corinne Bailey Rae, Put Your Records On Gnarls Barkley, Crazy Mary J Blige, Be Without You Ne-Yo, So Sick

Best UK female: Corinne Bailey Rae
Also nominated: Alesha Dixon Beverley Knight Jamelia Keisha White

Best international female: Beyonce
Also nominated: Alicia Keys Janet Jackson Mary J Blige Nelly Furtado

Best UK male: Lemar
Also nominated: Kano Nate James Plan B Sway

Best international male: Jay-Z
Also nominated: Chris Brown Kanye West Ne-Yo Pharrell

Best UK newcomer: Corinne Bailey Rae
Also nominated: Fundamental 03 Lady Sovereign Plan B Soundbwoy

Best video: Beyonce featuring Jay-Z, Deja Vu
Also nominated: Busta Rhymes, Touch it Chris Brown, Run it Kano, Brown Eyes Roll Deep, Shake a Leg

Best hip-hop: Akala
Also nominated: Busta Rhymes Kano Kanye West Sway

Best R&B: Rihanna
Also nominated: Beyonce Jamie Foxx Mary J Blige Ne-Yo

Best reggae: Sean Paul
Also nominated: Anthony Hamilton Burning Spear Damian Marley Shaggy

Best gospel: Nu Life
Also nominated: Alan Charles Kirk Franklin Mary Mary Noel Robinson

Best DJ: Steve Sutherland
Also nominated: Semtex Shortee Blitz Tim Westwood Trevor Nelson

Best African act: Batman Samini
Also nominated: Lebo Mathosa P Square Jose Chameleon Tony Tetuila


  1. I didn't know what does MOBO mean :P hehe, It's nice knowing that Rihana wan Best r&bl, I'm not a huge fan but her songs are cool.

  2. Music of Black Origin (Mobo), is held yearly in the UK and is slowly growing in popularity. It celebrates Black artists in a manily white British market.


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