Mobo Awards 2016 / by House of Noise

What are the MOBO awards?

MOBO stands for Music of Black Origin and is a celebration of music inspired and/or created by black people. MOBO was founded in 1996 by CEO, Kanya King. This years award ceremony will be the MOBOs 21st birthday. There are many categories to vote in ... for a full list and all the nominations head over to

Where can I watch the MOBOs?

The MOBOs are being shown exclusively on ITV2 on Friday 4th November. Keep up to date with #MOBOawards for announcements about who's performing live. 

Who to look out for ...

We're keeping our eye on Skepta with 3 nominations, especially after his Mercury Prize win for his album Konnichiwa earlier this year. Others who could win big are Kano and Laura Mvula who are dominating the awards with 4 nominations each, including; Best Male/Female and Best Album. 

Laura Mvula // Phenomenal Woman - Nominated Best Video