The prestigious award is held in every three years,the last time was held in the year 2017.
Wizkid won the Best African Act
while Burna Boy was named the Best International Act.
Even though Ghanaian Dancehall Musicians Shatta Wale And Stonebwoy were both nominated in the same category, they lost the slot to Burna Boy.
Davido and Tiwa Savage also performed at the event. Nigerian COVID-19 lockdown soundtrack, ‘Don’t Rush’ by Young T & Bugsey was named song of the year.
Full list of winners at 2020 MOBO Awards
- Album of the year: Nines – Crabs in a Bucket
- Best male act: Headie One
- Best female act: Mahalia
- Song of the year (public vote): Young T & Bugsey – Don’t Rush (feat Headie One)
- Best newcomer (public vote): Aitch
- Video of the year: NSG – Lupita
- Best R&B/soul act: Mahalia
- Best hip-hop act: Nines
- Best grime act (public vote): JME
- Best international act (public vote): Burna Boy
- Best performance in a TV show/film: Michael Ward as Marco, Blue Story
- Best media personality: Chunkz
- Best album 2017-2019: Ella Mai – Ella Mai
- Best African act: Wizkid
- Best reggae act: Buju Banton
- Best gospel act: CalledOut Music
- Best jazz act: Ego Ella May
- Best producer: Jae5
- Inspiration award: Steve McQueen
Congratulations to all the winners 🙌🙌