The nominations for the MOBO Awards 2015 have been announced, with the African act category of special interest to Nigeria.

Four Nigerian musicians are in running for the Best African Act award. They are Wizkid, Patoranking, Davido, and Yemi Alade.

Other African acts in the category include Ghana’s Fuse ODG and Shatta Wale, Afrobeats performer Moelogo, South African AKA, Mista Silva and Sivastone.

Check out the complete nominations list below.

Best African 

Fuse ODG
Davido
Wizkid
Patoranking
Moelogo
Yemi Alade
Aka
Mista Silva
Shatta Wale
Silvastone

Best Male

Skepta
Mark Ronson
Krept And Konan
JME
Stormzy


Best Female

FKA Twigs
Little Simz
Ella Eyre
Lianne La Havas
Jess Glynne

Best Album

Krept And Konan – The Long Way Home
JME – Integrity
Lianne La Havas – Blood
Wiley – Snakes & Ladders
Jamie XX – In Colour

Best Song

Mark Ronson Feat. Bruno Mars – ‘Uptown Funk’
Skepta – ‘Shutdown’
Tinie Tempah Feat. Jess Glynne – ‘Not Letting Go’
JME Feat. Giggs – ‘Man Don’t Care’
Krept And Konan – ‘Freak Of The Week’

wizkid-1 Wizkid, Davido, Yemi Alade battle for awards-Wizkid, Davido, Yemi Alade battle for awards

Best Video

Stormzy – ‘Know Me From’
FKA Twigs – ‘Pendulum’
Rita Ora Feat. Chris Brown – ‘Body On Me’
Lethal Bizzle – ‘Fester Skank’
Fka Twigs – ‘Glass & Patron’

Best Newcomer 

Bugzy Malone
Section Boyz
Nao
Bonkaz
Nick Brewer
George The Poet
J Hus
Snakehips
Sinead Harnett
Yungen

Best International Album

Drake – If You’re Reading This Its Too Late
J. Cole – 2014 Forest Hill Drive
Kendrick Lamar – To Pimp A Butterfly 
Dr Dre – Compton: A Soundtrack By Dr. Dre
The Weeknd – Beauty Behind The Madness
D’angelo – Black Messiah
Jazmine Sullivan – Reality Show
The Internet – Ego Death
Tyrese – Black Rose
A$AP Rocky – At.Long.Last.Asap

Best Grime

Bugzy Malone
JME
Lethal Bizzle
Skepta
Stormzy
Best Hip-Hop

Akala
Krept And Konan
Nines
Little Simz
Lady Leshurr
Best R’N’B/Soul Act

Kwabs
Andreya Triana
Shakka
Lianne La Havas
Joss Stone

Best Reggae

Stylo G
Chronixx
Omi
Popcaan
Protoje

Best Jazz

Binker And Moses
Julia Biel
Courtney Pine
David Lyttle
Polar Bear

Best Gospel

Chos3n
Olaedo Ibe
Leroy Johnson
Ni-cola
Faith Child

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