MOBO nominations announced

Laura Mvula and Kano both lead with four, while Skepta and Giggs appear on three shortlists

Laura Mvula is up against Lady Leshurr, Katy B, Little Simz and Nao in the Best Female Act category. She also contests Best Rnb/Soul Act along with James Blake, Michael Kiwanuka, Shakka and again Nao.

Kano is up for Best Male Act along with Craig David, Skepta, Tinie Tempah and Stormzy. Stormzy and Skepta re-appear next to Kano in the Best Grime Act Category along with Chip and AJ Tracey.

Mvula, Giggs, Kano, Michael Kiwanuka and Skepta make up the list of artists whose album’s contest the best of the year gong, while the list of best international acts is yet to be reduced to five. The longer list includes some huge names including Drake, Beyoncé, Frank Ocean, Kanye West, Rihanna and Justin Bieber.

Check out the full list here.