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Wizkid, Davido and Yemi Alade Bag 2015 MOBO Awards Nomination; Full Nominees List

The nominations for the MOBO Awards 2015 have been announced, with Nigeria’s Yemi Alade, Davido, Wizkid and Patoranking slugging it out in the “Best African Act” category alongside AKA, Fuse ODG and more.

Check out the full nominees list below and share your thoughts,

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’

 

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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The Headies 2015 Nomination List

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The Hip-Hop World Awards popularly known was The Headies has released the list of nominees for the 2015 edition of the praised award ceremony. Did your favourite artiste(s) get nominated? Check the full list below.

BEST RECORDING OF THE YEAR

A non-voting category for the best single recording by an artiste or group in the year under review.

1. Ojuelegba – Wizkid

2. Eyo – Asa

3. Wish Me Well – Timi Dakolo

4. Bez – There’s A Fire

5. Cobhams – Do the right Thing

PRODUCER OF THE YEAR

An individual responsible for producing the most acclaimed song or album in the year under review.

1. Don Jazzy – Godwin (Korede Bello)

2. Mastakraft – Wiser (Flavour)

3. Young John – Bobo (Olamide)

4. Shizzi – Fans Mi (DavidO)

5. Legendury Beatz – Ojuelegba

6. Cobhams – There’s A Fire (Bez)

BEST MUSIC VIDEO

A voting category for the best conceptualist, best directed and most exciting video in the year under review.

This award goes to the video director.

1. Jamb Question (Simi) – Mex

2. Crazy (Seyi Shay) – Meji Alabi

3. The Sound (DavidO Feat. Uhuru & Dj Buckz) – Sesan

4. Katapot (Reekado Banks) – UnLimited LA

5. Baby Jollof (Solid Star Feat. Tiwa Savage) – Clarence Peters

BEST R&B/POP ALBUM

A category for the best R&B/Pop Album in the year under review (by single individual or group).

1. Bed of Stone – Asa

2. A.Y.O. – Wizkid

3. King of Queens – Yemi Alade

4. Rich & Famous – Praiz

5. Double Trouble – Psquare

 BEST R&B SINGLE

A category for the best R&B single in the year under review (by a single individual or group).

1. Heartbeat – Praiz

2. Baby Daddy – Iyanya

3. Say You Love Me – Leriq ft. Wizkid

4. Do the Right Thing – Cobhams Ft. Bez

5. Wish Me Well – Timi Dakolo

BEST POP SINGLE

A category for the best pop single in year under review (by single individual or group)

1. Ojuelegba – Wizkid

2. Collabo – P-Square Feat. Don Jazzy

3. My Woman, My Everything – Patoranking Feat. Wande Coal

4. Woju – Kiss Daniel

5. Godwin – Korede Bello

6. Bobo – Olamide

BEST REGGAE/DANCEHALL SINGLE

A category for the best Reggae/Dancehall single in the year under review (by single individual or group).

1. German Juice – Cynthia Morgan

2. Sanko – Timaya

3. My Body – Solid Star Feat. Timaya

4. Daniella Whyne – Patoranking

5. Cheques and Balance – Burna Boy

6. Bad Girl Special (Remix) – Mr. 2Kay feat. Cynthia Morgan & Seyi Shay

BEST RAP ALBUM

A Non-Voting Category for the Best Album By A Rap Artiste Or Group In Year Under Review.

1. Baba Hafusa – Reminisce

2. Street OT – Olamide

3. Chairman – M.I.

4. Above Ground Level – Modenine

BEST COLLABO

A voting category for the best R&B, Pop or Hip-hop collaborative track (including cameos).

1. Local Rapper – Reminisce Feat. Olamide & Phyno

2. Hold on – Joe El Feat. 2Face Idibia

3. Bad Girl Special (Remix) – Mr. 2Kay Feat. Cynthia Morgan & Seyi Shay

4. Shoki (Remix) – Lil’Kesh Feat. Olamide & David O

5. Do The right Thing – Cobhams ft. Bez

6. Sisi – Praiz ft. Wizkid

BEST RAP SINGLE

A voting category for a single (released on-air) recording of a rap.

1. King Kong – Vector

2. Bad Belle – M.I

3. Bank Alert – Ill Bliss

4. Local Rapper – Reminisce Feat. Olamide, Phyno & Stomrex

5. G.O.D – T.R

BEST VOCAL PERFORMANCE (MALE)

A non-voting category for the single male artiste with the most outstanding vocal performance on a single song or album.

1. Praiz – If I fall

2. Shaydee – High

3. Timi Dakolo – Wish Me Well

4. Cobhams – Do The Right Thing

5. Bez – There’s A Fire

BEST VOCAL PERFORMANCE (FEMALE)

A non-voting category for the single female artiste with most outstanding vocal performances on a single song or album.

1. Waje – Coco Baby

2. Aramide – Iwo Nikan

3. Asa – Bed of Stone

4. Simi – Tiff

5. Yemi Alade – Duro Timi

NEXT RATED

This category is a voting category for the most promising upcoming act in the year under review.

1. Reekado Bankz

2. Kiss Daniel

3. Cynthia Morgan

4. Korede Bello

5. Lil’ Kesh

HIP HOP WORLD REVELATION

A voting category for the best new artiste in the year under review.

1. Praiz – Rich n Famous

2. Yemi Alade – King of Queens

3. Skales – Man of the Year

 LYRICIST ON THE ROLL

A non-voting category for the Rap Artiste with the best lyrical depth and performance on a single song or album.

1. Ill Bliss – Bank Alert (remix) Feat. Ice Prince, Eva Alordiah & Phyno

2. Vector – King Kong

3. Reminisce – Baba Hafusa

4. G.O.D – T.R

BEST STREET-HOP ARTISTE

A voting category for the artiste whose songs are inspired by the streets. Such song should captain lingua, which may also be originated by the artiste and popular on the street.

1. Reminisce – Skillashi

2. Olamide – Bobo

3. Small Doctor – Mosquito Killer

4. Mastakraft feat. Olamide, CDQ and David O – Indomie

5. Falz The Bad Guy Feat. Yemi Alade & Poe – Hello Bae

BEST ‘ALTERNATIVE’ SONG

A voting category for the artiste whose songs reflect any form or style of music which falls outside the mainstream of recent or past popular musical trends.

1. Di’Ja – Awwwwww

2. Bez – There’s A Fire

3. Asa – Satan Be Gone

4. Adekunle Gold – Sade

5. Ugovinna – Rain On Me

6. Simi – Tiff

ALBUM OF THE YEAR

A voting category for the best album (solo or group) in year under review, that meets judges requirements of excellence (Songwriting, production, rendition and promotion) and acceptability (Sales and popularity).

1. Rich n Famous – Praiz

2. King of Queens – Yemi Alade

3. Street OT – Olamide

4. Chairman – M.I.

5. A.Y.O. – Wizkid

6. Double Trouble – P Square

ARTISTE OF THE YEAR

Most critically and commercially adjudged artiste in the year under review. Overall most successful artiste for the year under review.

1. Olamide

2. Davido

3. Wizkid

4. Yemi Alade

5. P-Square

 SONG OF THE YEAR

A voting category for the most popular song in the year under review.

1. Ojuelegba – Wizkid

2. Godwin – Korede Bello

3. Kiss Daniel – Woju

4. Olamide – Bobo

AFRICAN ARTISTE

A non-Nigerian award category for an individual African artiste or group with the most outstanding achievement, impact and infiltration into the Nigerian music scene in the year under review.

1. Diamond Platnumz

2. Cassper Nyovest

3. Sarkodie

4. Uhuru

5. AKA

HALL OF FAME

Special recognition for excellence and outstanding impact to the entertainment industry.

2Face Idibia

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Shola – ‘I Love Naija’

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VIDEO: Selebobo – Miracle Girl

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D’banj – The King Is Here ft. Reminisce, Cassper Nyovest

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Blackmagic – Peace Sign

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Lynxxx – Pray For You ft. Tekno

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“It’s safe to say the long awaited follow up to Lynxxx’s debut album  is finally ready to hit the streets.

Lynxxx has been hard at work recording his Sophomore Album titled “The Evolution” for years but is finally ready to let the world hear what he’s been cooking.

The first official single leading up to the release of the album is the high energy Tekno Produced single Pray for You. This banger is going straight to the clubs & radio stations to remind his fans he never left. With a call and response flow on the hook, the infectious bounce of the beat and dope verses, this should go straight to your phones playlist.”

It’s Just Another NaijaVibe!!!  Download and Lynxxx Pray For You featuring Tekno and share your thoughts.

DOWNLOAD MP3: Lynxxx Pray For You featuring Tekno 

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VIDEO: Davido – Dodo

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Young D – Shabba ft. Timaya, Ayo Jay

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Super producer Young D teams up with king of commercial music Timaya and sensational singer Ayo Jay for Shabba.