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Asake Bags Best African Act At MOBO Awards

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February 08, – Ahmed Ololade, popularly known as Asake, has won the ‘Best African Music Act’, at the 2024 MOBO Awards.

MOBO Awards is an annual British presentation, honouring achievements in music of black origin.

The 26th edition was held on Wednesday, at Sheffield’s Utilita Arena in the United Kingdom.

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The event was hosted by television personality, Indiyah Polack and Babatunde Aléshé, the stand-up comedian.

Asake defeated South Africa’s Tyla and music heavyweights like Ayodeji Balogun, aka Wizkid, Damini Ogulu, aka Burna Boy and David Adeleke, aka Davido, to clinch the ‘Best African Music Act’ category.

Other nominees in the category included Divine Ikubor, aka Rema, Adekunle Kosoko, aka Adekunle Gold and Oyinkansola Sarah Aderibigbe, aka Ayra Starr.

The win for Asake comes a few days after he lost the ‘Best African Music Performance’ category at this year’s Grammy Awards to Tyla.

P2J, another Nigerian nominated in the ‘Best Producer’ category, lost to Inflo, the British songwriter.

See the full list of winners at the 2024 MOBOs below:

BEST MALE ACT
Central Cee

BEST FEMALE ACT IN ASSOCIATION WITH SHEAMOISTURE

Raye

ALBUM OF THE YEAR
Potter Payer – “REAL BACK IN STYLE”

SONG OF THE YEAR SUPPORTED BY BBC RADIO 1XTRA

Central Cee & Dave – ‘Sprinter’

BEST NEWCOMER IN ASSOCIATION WITH THE NEW MOVIE ‘BOB MARLEY: ONE LOVE’

Tunde

VIDEO OF THE YEAR
Stormzy – ‘Mel Made Me Do It’ (Directed by Klvdr)

BEST R&B/SOUL ACT

Sault

BEST HIP HOP ACT
Little Simz

BEST GRIME ACT
Bugzy Malone

BEST DRILL ACT SUPPORTED BY TRENCH
K-Trap

BEST INTERNATIONAL ACT (US)
Drake & 21 Savage

BEST PERFORMANCE IN A TV SHOW/FILM

Damson Idris as Franklin Saint in ‘Snowfall’

BEST MEDIA PERSONALITY SUPPORTED BY BET UK

Shxtsngigs

BEST AFRICAN MUSIC ACT IN ASSOCIATION WITH LOCO MUSIC

Asake

BEST CARIBBEAN MUSIC ACT

Valiant

BEST JAZZ ACT SUPPORTED BY JAZZ FM
Ezra Collective

BEST ALTERNATIVE MUSIC ACT IN ASSOCIATION WITH MARSHALL

Skindred

BEST ELECTRONIC/DANCE ACT SUPPORTED BY BEMA & MIXMAG

Shygirl

BEST PRODUCER SUPPORTED BY COMPLEX UK

Inflo

BEST GOSPEL ACT SUPPORTED BY PREMIER GOSPEL

Limoblaze

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
Soul II Soul

IMPACT AWARD
Sugababes

PAVING THE WAY AWARD
Dame Jessica Ennis-Hill

PIONEER AWARD
Ghetts

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