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Ice Prince, Wizkid, Tiwa Savage nominated for 2013 MOBO awards

By Charles Mgbolu

Award winning artistes Ice Prince, Wizkid and Tiwa Savage have all landed hot spots in the just released Best African Acts nominations at the Music of Black Origin MOBO Awards 2013.

The acts will go head to head with other best selling African artists: Spoek Mathambo from South Africa, Mafikizolo from South Africa, Bombino from Niger and Fuse ODG from Ghana.

Ice Prince & Wiz Kid
Ice Prince & Wiz Kid

The  lists of nominees for the 2013 MOBO Awards are…
Best Newcomer

Daley
Elli Ingram
Etta Bond
Fuse ODG
Jacob Banks
Jahmene Douglas
Krept and Konan
Sam Smith
Shakka
Stylo G

Best Male Act

Disclosure
Naughty Boy
Rudimental
Wiley
Wretch 32

Best Female Act

Jessie J
Jessie Ware
Laura Mvula
Lianna La Havas
Rita Ora

Best Video

Aluna George – ‘Attracting Flies’
Dizzee Rascal – ‘Bassline Junkie’
Fuse ODG ft Wyclef – ‘Antenna’
Laura Mvula – ‘Green Garden’
Naughty Boy feat. Sam Smith – ‘La La La’
Rizzle Kicks – ‘Lost Generation’

Best UK Hip Hop/Grime

Akala
K Koke
Tinie Tempah
Wiley
Wretch 32

Best Album

Angel – ‘About Time’
Disclosure – ‘Settle’
Laura Mvula – ‘Sing To the Moon’
Rudimental – ‘Home’
Wiley – ‘Ascent’

Best R&B/Soul Act

Angel
Daley
Jessie Ware
Laura Mvula
Lianne La Havas

Best Song

Disclosure feat. Aluna George – ‘White Noise’
Naughty Boy – ‘La La La’
Rudimental – ‘Waiting All Night’
Wiley feat. Chip – ‘Reloaded’
Wretch 32 ft Shakka – ‘Black Out’

Best International Act

Ciara
Iggy Azalea
J. Cole
Jason Derulo
Jay Z
Justin Timberlake
Kanye West
Kendrick Lamar
Miguel
Robin Thicke

Best African Act

Spoek Mathambo
Ice Prince
Mafikizolo
Tiwa Savage
Bombino
Wizkid
Fuse ODG

*Tiwa Savage
*Tiwa Savage

Best Jazz Act

Sons Of Kemet
Courtney Pine
Soweto Kinch
Jazz Jamaica
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Tiwa Savage tweeted…


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