Congrats: Sarkodie Nominated For 2012 MOBO Award…How Better Can It Get?

Talented and BET Award winning Ghanaian rapper-Sarkodie has been nominated for Best African Act in the 17th edition of the Music of Black Origin (MOBO) Awards alongside some of Africa’s finest artistes such as Amadou & Mariam , Cabo Snoop ,Camp Mulla, D’Banj , Fally Ipupa, Fatoumata Diawara, P-Square , Spoek Mathambo and The Very Best.

This year’s MOBO Awards is slated for Saturday, 3rd November at the Echo Arena in Liverpool, United Kingdom.

Plan B and Emeli Sande leads this yea’s nomination with five nods each.

It looks good for Sarkodie and we at GhanaCelebrities.Com hope he bags this one too…Join us to say Congrats to Sarkodie

Check out the full list of nominees below

Best UK Female

Emeli Sandé
Rita Ora
Jessie J
Jessie Ware
Rebecca Ferguson

Best Newcomer

Lianne La Havas
Conor Maynard
Jessie Ware
Misha B
Rita Ora

Best UK Male

Ed Sheeran
Plan B
Professor Green
Rizzle Kicks

Best Video

Emeli Sandé – ‘My Kind Of Love’
JLS – ‘Do You Feel What I Feel’
Plan B – ‘Ill Manors’
Rizzle Kicks – ‘Mama Do The Hump’
Rita Ora ft. Tinie Tempah – ‘R.I.P.’

Best Hip-Hop/Grime

Plan B
Professor Green
Wretch 32

Best Album

Ed Sheeran – +
Emeli Sandé – Our Version of Events
Labrinth – Electronic Earth
Plan B – Ill Manors
Rita Ora – Ora

Best R&B/Soul Act

Emeli Sandé
Maverick Sabre
Rebecca Ferguson

Best International Act

Azealia Banks
Jay Z and Kanye West
Frank Ocean
Nicki Minaj
Rick Ross

Best Song

Ed Sheeran – ‘Lego House’
Emeli Sandé – ‘Next To Me’
Plan B – ‘Ill Manors’
Labrinth feat. Tinie Tempah – ‘Earthquake’
Michael Kiwanuka – ‘I’ll Get Along’

Best African Act

Fatoumata Diawara
P Square
The Very Best
Spoek Mathambo
Fally Ipupa
Cabo Snoop
Camp Mulla
Amadou and Mariam

Best Reggae Act

Sean Paul
Damian Marley
Mr. Vegas

Best Jazz Act

Ayanna Witter-Johnson
Femi Temowo
Zara Mcfarlane
Roller Trio
Zoe Rahman
Best Gospel Act
V9 Collective
Rachel Kerr
El Mafre

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`madam social says:

obidi is doing great but we need to push more ghanaian acts

Steve says:

@kwabena…who is competin wiv u?…4 ur info,we v won almost al d awards,so dats y it doesnt mean anyfin 2 us again…hw many tyms v dey won it(dbanj n 2face) n mobo 2 is noffin new 2 us….so just pray 4 ur obidi n stop lukin down on alreadi established stars…compete ko,compete ni

Semi-Cartermatic says:

Hope he brings the award home since it has been a while since Samini brought it home.

spanzy says:

wish he takes it this too,but guys remember dbanj was on thier top 10 it will be very difficult for my bro obidi..but hey all the same..obidi we dey ur back 100%

kwabena says:

by the way Obidi has been nominated for MTV EMA worldwide act category……the news just came in yeaaaaahhhhhhhhhh power to all Ghanaians out there we doing it big…………again he’s got D’bang and wizkid to contend with……but why are these ppl always competing with us everything we do or get they must do or get if obidi don’t win these two awards all my nijerian friends are in……………..joking

kwabena says:

yesssssssssssssssss but Hmmn Psquare and D’bang in the same category with Hmmn……….just when i thought he was gonna win the BET hands down he turned that he couldnt shake off one of those nijerians wizkid ryt?? if thats his name and now he’s got D’banj and Psquare to contend with…..these nijerian ppl always tryna compete with us and stay in our way but God is a Ghanaian so we always triumph and we will again…Sarkodie i hope u bring this one home cos we deserve it but then that oliver twist bt that rubbish nijerian singer did some damage here in the UK so that is kinda getting me scared but am sure obidi will win

styl3ny3yaano says:

hmmm the nigerian will win as usual hope ghana wins tho

Dr Miyagi says:

@styl3ny3yaano,You got that wrong this is UK i will attend and one thing i know is that they are honest not like that useless BET all i know is that this year mobo will be crazy and im 100% sure sarkodie will win cause azonto dancehas been popping among the janaicans, asians etc and that will help him as well in a way

Lalaland says:

Ha! This Ghana boy dey give me orgasm always.
but he is against some strong names. psquare and dbanj no be children

honey says:

good good good…finally we’re having voices to speak and that is thru our music which is being welcomed all over the globe..thank you jehova!!

the ish cray says:

this my brother doing big things, all the best n success

B.B says:

That’s nice. I hope he wins though, there are good musicians in the category he was nominated. 

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