Stormzy scoops three awards as MOBO winners are revealed

Stormzy scoops three awards as MOBO winners are revealed

There was glory for Stormzy at the MOBO Awards tonight (November 28), as the rapper scooped Best Male Act, Best Album and Best Grime Act.

His silver-selling No.1 debut album Gang Signs & Prayer has shifted 246,371 copies to date, and fought off competition from J Hus, Nines, Sampha and Wretch 32.

The Croydon MC, who releases music through his own #Merky Records, was named Best Male ahead of artists including Giggs, Skepta and J Hus. AJ Tracey, Wiley, Chip, P Money and Skepta were also nominated in the Best Grime Act category.

Stefflon Don, this week named as a nominee for the BRITs Critics’ Choice Award 2018, won Best Female Act, while Dave won Best Newcomer.

Music Week coverstar J Hus took home the award for Best Song for Did You See, while Mist won Best Video for Hot Property.

Elsewhere, Giggs – set to play Spotify’s Who We Be event in London this week (November 30) – won Best Hip-Hop Act, Craig David was named Best R&B/Soul Act, Wizkid won Best International Act and Davido was crowned Best African Act.

Damian Marley, Moses Boyd and Volney Morgan & New-Ye won in the Reggae, Jazz and Gospel categories respectively.

Read an interview with MOBOs founder Kanya King here, and view the full list of winners below: 

Best Male Act – Stormzy
Best Female Act – Stefflon Don
Best Album – Stormzy - Gang Signs & Prayer
Best Newcomer – Dave
Best Song – J Hus - Did You See
Best Video (In Association With Link Up Tv) – Mist Hot Property
Best Hip Hop Act – Giggs
Best Grime Act – Stormzy
Best R&B/Soul Act (Supported By Mi-Soul) – Craig David
Best International Act – Wizkid
Best African Act (In Association With The Beat London 103.6fm) – Davido
Best Reggae Act – Damian Marley
Best Jazz Act (Supported By Jazz Fm) – Moses Boyd
Best Gospel Act (Supported By Premier Gospel) – Volney Morgan & New-Ye

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