The 2020 MOBO Awards (Music of Black Origin) took place yesterday 9th December after 3 years of hiatus. Live on Youtube, the awards show was packed with stunning performances by the likes of Tiwa Savage, Headie One, Davido, and Ms. Banks.

This year’s edition was especially empowering as it awards artists which many fans practically needed to go through the unprecedented times 2020 has brought.

See below to find out who won in your favourite categories.

2020 MOBO AWARDS WINNERS

BEST MALE ACT
HEADIE ONE

BEST FEMALE ACT
(IN ASSOCIATION WITH ISAWITFIRST)
MAHALIA

ALBUM OF THE YEAR
NINES – ‘CRABS IN A BUCKET’

SONG OF THE YEAR [PUBLIC VOTED]
YOUNG T & BUGSEY FEAT. HEADIE ONE – ‘DON’T RUSH’

BEST NEWCOMER
(IN ASSOCIATION WITH ARTS COUNCIL ENGLAND)
[PUBLIC VOTED]
AITCH

VIDEO OF THE YEAR
NSG – ‘LUPITA’ (DIRECTED BY KEVIN HUDSON)

BEST R&B/SOUL ACT
MAHALIA
BEST HIP HOP ACT
NINES

BEST GRIME ACT [PUBLIC VOTED]
JME

BEST INTERNATIONAL ACT [PUBLIC VOTED]
BURNA BOY

BEST PERFORMANCE IN A TV SHOW/FILM [PUBLIC VOTED]
MICHEAL WARD AS MARCO – ‘BLUE STORY’

BEST MEDIA PERSONALITY [PUBLIC VOTED]
CHUNKZ
BEST ALBUM (2017 – 2019)
This is a one-off additional category just for this year’s MOBO Awards to highlight the best albums released from 1st September 2017 – 31st August 2019.
ELLA MAI – ‘ELLA MAI’

BEST AFRICAN ACT
(IN ASSOCIATION WITH AFROZONS)
[PUBLIC VOTED]
WIZKID

BEST REGGAE ACT
BUJU BANTON

BEST GOSPEL ACT
(IN ASSOCIATION WITH PREMIER GOSPEL)
CALLEDOUT MUSIC

BEST JAZZ ACT
(IN ASSOCIATION WITH BBC RADIO 6 MUSIC)
EGO ELLA MAY
BEST PRODUCER
JAE 5

INSPIRATION AWARD
STEVE MCQUEEN

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