MOBO Awards 2005

MOBO Awards 2005 Nominations & Winners

Best album:
Lemar - Time to Grow

Also nominated:
Common - Be
Kano - Home Sweet Home
John Legend - Get Lifted
Mariah Carey - The Emancipation of Mimi

Best hip hop act:
Sway

Also nominated:
50 Cent
Black Twang
Roots Manuva
The Game
Kano

Best jazz act:
Rhian Benson

Also nominated:
Abram Wilson
Lizz Wright
Madeleine Peyroux
Soweto Kinch

Best R&B act:
John Legend

Also nominated:
Ciara
Lemar
Mariah Carey
Terri Walker
Nate James

Best reggae act:
Damian Marley

Also nominated:
I-Wayne
Richie Spice
Sean Paul
Daddy Yankee

Best single:
Lethal B - Pow (Forward)

Also nominated:
Amerie - 1 Thing
Lemar - If There's Any Justice
Mario - Let Me Love You
Snoop Dogg feat Pharrell Williams - Drop It Like It's Hot

Best UK club DJ:
Steve Sutherland

Also nominated:
Dodge
Manny Norte
Matt White
Semtex
Shortee Blitz

Best UK newcomer:
Kano

Also nominated:
Lethal B
Nate James
Roll Deep
Sway

Best UK radio DJ:
Tim Westwood

Also nominated:
George Kay
Gilles Peterson
Jigs
Masterstepz
Ras Kwame
Ronnie Herel
Semtex
Shortee Blitz and Big Ted
Steve Sutherland
Trevor Nelson
Zane Lowe

Best video:
Snoop Dogg feat Pharrell Williams - Drop It Like It's Hot

Also nominated:
Jamiroquai - Feels Just Like It Should
John Legend - Ordinary People
Lemar - If There's Any Justice
Missy Elliott feat Ciara - Lose Control

Best world music act:
Daddy Yankee

Also nominated:
Ali Farka Toure and Toumani Diabate
Amadou and Mariam Music
Miguel "Anga" Diaz
Zapp Mama

UK act of the year:
Lemar

Also nominated:
Estelle
Kano
Joss Stone
Roll Deep

Best African Act:
Youssou N'dour

Also nominated:
Baaba Maal
Femi Kuti
2 Face
Ladysmith Black Mambazo
Yvonne Chaka Chaka

Posthumous achievement award:
Bob Marley

Outstanding contribution to black music:
Public Enemy