Mobo Awards

If It Can Happen to The Oscars It Can Happen to Anyone... But Anyway, Back to Moonlight

Kanya King | Posted 27.02.2017 | UK Entertainment
Kanya King

Let's stop for a minute and appreciate this: Moonlight - a small-budget film about a poor, black, gay boy in Miami that took just 25 days to shoot - has won the Oscar for Best Picture - and Best Screenplay. To top it all, Mahershala Ali and Viola Davis won Best Supporting Actor and Actress respectively - the first time both awards have been won by people of colour.

The Diversity At This Year's BRITs Can Only Be A Good Thing - But Is It Here To Stay?

Kanya King | Posted 22.02.2017 | UK Entertainment
Kanya King

Tonight the music and entertainment industries celebrate one of the biggest nights of the year: The 2017 BRIT Awards. Since the #BRITsSoWhite controversy last year, there has been much discussion around the measures that have been taken to address it. Commendably, BPI were among the first to admit that something needed to be done...

#OscarsSoWhite and So Are The BRITs

Ben Johns | Posted 26.02.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Ben Johns

There's a plethora of non-white talent in the UK that hasn't been viewed by the BRITs let alone the general public. If the awards focused on record quality, rather than record sales then acts like Boy Better Know, FKA Twigs and Kwabs would have received a gong by now.

Lenny Henry Just Thanked The Halifax Man In Longest Awards Speech Ever

The Huffington Post UK | Ashley Percival | Posted 05.11.2015 | UK Entertainment

Lenny Henry brought the house down as he thanked to the Halifax man during his acceptance speech at Thursday (4 November) night’s MOBO Awards. R...

See All The Badass Outfits At The MOBO Awards

The Huffington Post UK | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 04.11.2015 | UK Style

The 2015 MOBO Awards were held at Leeds Arena on Wednesday. Missed it on TV? We're here to bring you all the fashion action and list of winners. Li...

MOBO Season To Highlight Black People Are More Than Just Music!

Jasmine Dotiwala | Posted 02.10.2016 | UK Entertainment
Jasmine Dotiwala

It's really important to change the perception of the black community in the UK. They're not all rappers, reality stars, gang members or footballers. Just as many have careers in medicine, law, fashion, journalism and more but aren't ever given any profile in public.

MOBO Movement to Act as Gate Keepers For Diverse Talent From This October

Jasmine Dotiwala | Posted 26.05.2015 | UK Entertainment
Jasmine Dotiwala

Some 200 high-flying movers and shakers gathered at the House Of Commons this week to hear about the MOBO brands next big step in their twenty year journey.

Throw the Fashion Rule Book Out of the Window This Party Seaso

Sarah Tetteh | Posted 24.12.2014 | UK Entertainment
Sarah Tetteh

Every woman will know trying to get your body back after a baby, or even just a big meal, can be a nightmare. Likewise trying to dress a baby bump can...

Mel Does An Angelina At The MOBOs

The Huffington Post UK | Matt Bagwell | Posted 23.10.2014 | UK Entertainment

You can always rely on Mel B to make a big impression on the red carpet and she did just that at Wednesday night's MOBO Awards. The 'X Factor' judg...

MOBO Awards Comes Home to London With UK Talent Stronger Than Ever!

Jasmine Dotiwala | Posted 23.11.2014 | UK Entertainment
Jasmine Dotiwala

Taking place at Wembey Arena on October 22nd this is the MOBO 19th year anniversary, and to celebrate the brand has spread its musical tentacles, and expanded to new areas. It's moving its focus beyond just music and encouraging the next generation of creative talent, regardless of field.

Mobo Award Nominations Announced

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel McGrath | Posted 23.09.2014 | UK Entertainment

Ed Sheeran, Iggy Azalea and Sam Smith are all in the running to receive prizes at this year’s Mobo Awards. The trio are in good company on the f...

MOBOvation- Continuing to Create Their Own Lane

Jasmine Dotiwala | Posted 17.08.2014 | UK Entertainment
Jasmine Dotiwala

MOBO CEO Kanya King MBE welcomed industry professionals and distinguished guests and thanked them for their loyal support of her brand for the past 18 years. She reminded us that MOBO had been created to champion young music focused youth and given a platform to urban music acts for the longest time.

What Scares Us Most About Halloween Other Than Haunted Houses and MOBO Magic?

Sarah Tetteh | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Entertainment
Sarah Tetteh

WITH Halloween fast approaching, it's just another reminder that you are getting older, and let's face it, there's nothing more spooky than that. You...

MOBO Are So Solid!

Jasmine Dotiwala | Posted 10.11.2013 | UK Entertainment
Jasmine Dotiwala

So Solid really need to be praised for their contribution to the UK urban music scene. They were the first act that really caught the nations youth up in excitement, and represented the British youth lifestyle and experience.

In Conversation With a Young Disciple: Femi Williams

Jason Holmes | Posted 16.03.2013 | UK Entertainment
Jason Holmes

It has been 22 years since the release of the landmark album Road To Freedom. Jason Holmes speaks to Femi Williams (aka Femi Fem), one third of The Young Disciples, about how the record came into existence.

PICTURES: Which Singer Stormed Mobo Awards?

PA | Posted 03.01.2013 | UK Entertainment

Emeli Sande stormed Saturday night's Mobo Awards, scooping three separate titles. The 25-year-old singer-songwriter won Best Female, Best Album for...

Miquita Oliver: How Showbiz Are You?

Posted 01.11.2012 | Home

We put the TV presenter through her showbiz paces... 1. Who’s the most famous name in your mobile? It has to be Lily Allen/Cooper, she’s is my...

Sarah Dean

MUSIC BOX: Swedish House Mafia Triumph, Plus Gigs To Look Out For | Sarah Dean | Posted 15.10.2012 | UK Entertainment

CHART TOPPERS Adele + James Bond = a sure-fire number one? You'd think. But alas, the hugely successful singer been beaten to the top of the UK ...

Who's Taking On Jessie J For Top Mobo Award?

Posted 18.09.2012 | UK Entertainment

Rival talent show judges Jessie J and Tulisa Contostavlos are to battle it out for Best Female at this year's Mobo Awards. The Voice coach and The ...

Rewind 2011....MOBO Awards videoblog

Raj Gill | Posted 19.12.2011 | UK Entertainment
Raj Gill

The most outstanding highlight of the Scottish Music scene this year was without doubt the MOBO Awards, and for the second time they were held right h...

VOTE: Lily Allen Questions Jessie J's Mobo Awards- Do You?

Posted 07.12.2011 | UK Entertainment

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- Lily Allen has questioned Jessie J's multiple Mobo wins - asking her Twitter followers how her music is of black origin. The o...

Jessie J rules The Red Carpet (And Wins Big) At Mobo Awards 2011

MyDaily | Posted 05.12.2011 | UK Style

All eyes were on Jessie J at the Mobo Awards in Glasgow last night. Not only did she arrive wearing a rather dramatic, Adams Family inspired gown, the...

PHOTOS: Mobo Awards Red Carpet, Jessie J Owns The Night

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Dean | Posted 05.12.2011 | UK Entertainment

Chart-topper Jessie J swept the board at the Mobo Awards last night, winning four of the five categories in which she was nominated. The singer, wh...

Jessie J Sweeps Board At Mobos

PA | Posted 05.12.2011 | UK Entertainment

Jessie J had tears in her eyes after she swept the board at the Mobo Awards, winning four out of five categories she was nominated for. ...

VIDEO: Jessie J Storms Mobo Nominations

Posted 31.10.2011 | UK Entertainment

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- Chart-topping star Jessie J leads the field at this year's Mobo Awards - and said her five nominations were "amazing". The Pri...