Gist: Fuse ODG Beats Wizkid, Ice Prince, Wins Best African Act At MOBO


Ghanaian artist Fuse ODG of the famous Azonto single beat Wizkid, Ice Prince & Tiwa Savage from Nigeria, Spoek Mathambo, Mafikizolo and Liquid Deep from South Africa, and Bombino from Niger to win Best African Act at the 2013 Music Of Black Origin MOBO Awards on Saturday, 19th October, at Glasgow’s new Hydro Arena in Scotland.

Full list of winners

Best African Act – Fuse ODG

Best Album – ‘Home’, Rudimental

Best Female in association with Tresor Paris – Laura Mvula

Best Gospel – Lurine Cato

Best International Act – Kendrick Lamar

Best Jazz – Sons of Kemet

Best Male – Wiley

Best Newcomer in association with HTC – Krept & Konan

Best Reggae Act – Sean Paul

Best RnB/Soul Act – Laura Mvula

Best Song in association with PRSforMusic – ‘La La La’, Naughty Boy

Best UK Hip Hop/Grime – Tinie Tempah

Best Video in association with SBTV – ‘La La La’, Naughty Boy

Be MOBO – Stephen Lawrence Trust