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MOBO

(ˈməʊbəʊ)
(in Britain) n acronym for
(Pop Music) Music of Black Origin: any of several awards given annually to musicians and performers of a variety of musical genres originating in Black culture
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Three-time winner Craig David will give his first solo Mobo Award performance since 2000.
The Mobo Awards 2016 takes place on November 4 and will air live on ITV2, with a repeat showing on ITV.
Mobo, in an earlier interview, promised to present a more bling-y and glittery, in parts kitschy collection with references to history and pop culture.
In 2005 he designed a sell-out capsule collection called Lesley Mobo by Diesel, which was manufactured, distributed, and sold by Diesel in its major flagship stores in London, Milan, Paris, New York, Antwerp, Berlin, and Tokyo.
live on the night will be acts such as Iggy Azalea, Rudimental, Jahmene Douglas and Tinie Tempah, as well as the long-awaited return of So Solid Crew, themselves MOBO winners back in 2001.
I nearly fell over when I found out I had been nominated for a MOBO," she said.
He is a self professed Soul Powered Nerd and one of the winners in this year's MOBO awards that showcase the best in urban and black music talent.
Only Boys Aloud founder Tim Rhys-Evans, who brought Welsh-language music to Britain's Got Talent, said MOBO chiefs had shown "a huge lack of respect" towards the Welsh rapper.
London rapper Plan B took home Best Male Act and Best Hip Hop/Grime Act, while this year's Mobo Award for Outstanding Contribution to Music went to TLC's Tionne "T-Boz" Watkins and Rozonda "Chilli" Thomas.
The Mobo (Music of Black Origin) Awards are held annually to recognise artists of any ethnicity or nationality performing black music.
MOBO organizers have maintained silence over the issue.