UK based Ghanaian Afrobeats singer, Fuse ODG has won the Music Of Black Origin (MOBO) Award for Best African Act, for the third time in a row at a ceremony held in London on Wednesday, November 4.
Fuse ODG (born Nana Richard Abiona) picked up the award beating Davido, Wizkid, Patoranking, Moelogo, Yemi Alade, Aka, Mista Silva, Shatta Wale and Silvastone who were nominated in category.
The 20th edition of the MOBO which took place at the First Direct Arena in London also saw Drake win the Best International Album with ‘If You’re Reading This, It’s Too Late’.
Winners list in full
Best hip-hop act: Krept and Konan
Best newcomer: Section Boyz
Best African act: Fuse ODG
Best female act: Ella Eyre
Best male act: Stormzy
Best song: Skepta – Shutdown
Best grime act: Stormzy
Best album: Krept and Konan – The Long Way Home
Best video: FKA twigs – Pendulum
Best reggae act: Popcaan
Best jazz: Binker and Moses
Best R&B/soul act: Shakka
Best gospel act: Faith Child
Best international album: Drake – If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late
Mobo outstanding achievement award: CeeLo Green
Paving the way: Wiley
Paving the way: Sir Lenny Henry