KING PROMISE NOMINATED FOR MOBO AWARDS 2021

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    Ghanaian musician King Promise has been nominated in the Best African music act category at the 2021 MOBO awards.

    King Promise would go up against Ayra Starr, Burna Boy, Ckay, Davido, NSG, Rema, Tems, Tiwa Savage and Wizkid for the award ceremony that takes place on Sunday 5 December.

    Other nominees

    UK-based rapper Dave leads the nominations with five nods; album, song and video of the year, plus best male act and best hip-hop act.

    2021 Mobo nominations in full;

    Best male act

    AJ Tracey
    Central Cee
    Dave
    Ghetts
    Headie One
    Potter Payper

    Best female act

    Arlo Parks
    Bree Runway
    Cleo Sol
    Little Simz
    Shaybo
    Tiana Major

    Album of the year

    Arlo Parks – Collapsed in Sunbeams
    Celeste – Not Your Muse
    Cleo Sol – Mother
    Dave – We’re All Alone in This Together
    Ghetts – Conflict of Interest
    Headie One – Edna

    Song of the year

    A1 x J1 – Latest Trends
    Central Cee – Commitment Issues
    Dave – Clash (feat Stormzy)
    Enny – Peng Black Girls (feat Amia Brave)
    Pa Salieu – My Family (feat BackRoad Gee)
    Tion Wayne & Russ Millions – Body (remix feat ArrDee, Bugzy Malone, Buni, Darkoo, E1, ZT & Fivio Foreign)

    Best newcomer

    Arlo Parks
    ArrDee
    BackRoad Gee
    Berwyn
    Central Cee
    Enny
    Joy Crookes
    Midas the Jagaban
    PinkPantheress
    Wes Nelson

    Video of the year

    Bree Runway – Hot Hot

    Fredo – Money Talks (feat Dave)
    Little Simz – Woman (feat Cleo Sol)
    M1llionz – Lagga
    Pa Salieu – My Family (feat BackRoad Gee)
    Slowthai – Mazza (feat A$AP Rocky)

    Best R&B/soul act

    Bellah
    Cleo Sol
    Jorja Smith
    Sault
    Tiana Major9
    Wstrn

    Best grime act

    Bugzy Malone
    Chip
    D Double E
    Frisco
    Ghetts
    Skepta

    Best hip-hop act

    Dave
    D-Block Europe
    Fredo
    Little Simz
    Potter Payper
    Slowthai

    Best drill act

    Central Cee
    Digga D
    Headie One
    K Trap
    Loski
    M1llionz
    Russ Millions
    SR
    Tion Wayne
    Unknown T

    Best international act

    Doja Cat
    Drake
    Kanye West
    Lil Nas X
    Megan Thee Stallion
    Polo G
    Rema
    Skillibeng
    Wizkid
    Young Stoner Life (Young Thug & Gunna)

    Best performance in a TV show/film

    Ashley Thomas – Them
    Damson Idris – Snowfall
    Daniel Kaluuya – Judas & the Black Messiah
    Letitia Wright – Small Axe
    Micheal Ward – Small Axe

    Best media personality

    Charlene White
    Chunkz & Yung Filly
    Harry Pinero
    Henrie Kwushue
    Julie Adenuga
    Maya Jama
    Mo Gilligan
    Munya Chawawa
    Nella Rose
    Zeze Millz

    Best gospel act

    CalledOut Music
    Cece Winans
    Guvna B
    Kirk Franklin
    Maverick City Music
    SO

    Best African music act

    Ayra Starr
    Burna Boy
    Ckay
    Davido
    King Promise
    NSG
    Rema
    Tems
    Tiwa Savage
    Wizkid

    Best reggae act

    Lila Ike
    Popcaan
    Sean Paul
    Shenseea
    Skillibeng
    Spice

    Best jazz act

    Alfa Mist
    Blue Lab Beats
    Emma-Jean Thackray
    Jacob Collier
    Nubiyan Twist
    Sons of Kemet

    Best producer

    Gotcha
    Jae5
    Juls
    M1OnTheBeat
    P2J
    TSB