Maya Jama and Marvin Humes have today (November 23) been confirmed to host the 2017 MOBO Awards at First Direct Arena in Leeds on November 29. The show will be broadcast on Channel 5 that evening at 11pm.
Speaking about his role, Marvin Humes said: “The MOBOs have been a huge part of my life, I’ve been lucky enough to attend, perform and win over the years so now to be back as a host alongside Maya Jama is a huge honour! Can’t wait for next week it’s gonna be a big night in Leeds!”
Maya Jama added: “I could not be more thrilled to announce that I will be hosting this year’s MOBO Awards in Leeds. It’s an honour to be included as they celebrate their 22nd year – it’s going to be massive. The night can’t come soon enough!”
In addition to host details, the MOBO Awards have also confirmed that Britain’s Got Talent 2017 winner Tokio Myers will be performing his rendition of Ed Sheeran’s Bloodstream before introducing the B Positive Choir for a world exclusive performance of Andra Day’s Rise Up. The 60-person strong choir comprises of individuals who either live with sickle cell or are families, friends and supporters of those who are affected by the disease. The choir members, who have come from all over England, will be led by Choir Master Colin Anderson.
Craig David was among the winners at the third ever Pre-MOBO Awards Show held on November 20.
Subscribers can read MOBO founder Kanya King's Aftershow interview here.