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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