I am MOBO Best African artiste three years in a row – Fuse ODG

For the third year running, Ghanaian-born-UK-based musician, Fuse ODG is Africa’s best musician at the Music of Black Origin (MOBO) Awards.

The artiste is reigning supreme after beating some of Africa’s biggest names in music to the coveted prize for the third time – since 2013.

Like an unstoppable warrior, the musician, born Nana Richard Abiona, beat the likes of Davido, Wizkid, Patoranking, Moelogo, Yemi Alade, AKA, Mista Silva, Silvastone, and fellow Ghanaian musician Shatta Wale to keep the winning streak.

The 2015 MOBO Awards at the First Direct Arena in Leeds Wednesday night came with the glitz and glamour black music is known for. It awarded artistes who have excelled over the year.

In his acceptance speech, the Antenna hit singer said, “You guys already know I do this for my people. Big up everyone in Africa….”

He also thanked the various artistes in Africa who are working hard to put the continent on the map.

Below is the 2015 MOBO Awards winners list:

Best Male

Skepta
Mark Ronson
Krept & Konan
JME
Stormzy (WINNER)

Best Female

FKA Twigs
Little Simz
Ella Eyre (WINNER)
Lianne La Havas
Jess Glynne

Best Album

Krept & Konan – ‘The Long Way Home’ (WINNER)
JME – ‘Integrity’
Lianne La Havas – ‘Blood’
Wiley – ‘Snakes & Ladders’
Jamie XX – ‘In Colour’

Best Song

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

Best Video

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

Best Newcomer

Bugzy Malone
Section Boyz (WINNER)
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’ (WINNER)
Kendrick Lamar – ‘To Pimp A Butterfly’
J. Cole – ‘2014 Forest Hills Drive’
Dre 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 (WINNER)

Best Hip-Hop

Akala
Krept & Konan (WINNER)
Nines
Little Simz
Lady Leshurr

Best R&B/Soul

Kwabs
Andreya Triana
Shakka (WINNER)
Lianna La Havas
Joss Stone

Best African

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

Best Reggae

Stylo G
Chonixx
Omi
Popcaan (WINNER)
Protoje

Best Jazz

Binker And Moses (WINNER)
Julia Biel
Courtney Pine
David Little
Polar Bear

Best Gospel

Chos3n
Olaedo Ibe
Leroy Johnson
Ni-Cola
Faith Child (WINNER)