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Skepta, Stormzy, FKA Twigs and Wiley win MOBO Awards

The ceremony also featured performances from Lethal Bizzle, FKA Twigs and Section Boyz

  • Mixmag Staff
  • 5 November 2015

The 2015 MOBO Awards took place in Leeds last night in what was a very successful evening for UK grime and rap artists.

Skepta took home the award for Best Song for 'Shutdown', while Stormzy won both Best Grime Act and Best Male Act.

Krept and Konan also picked up two awards, for Best Hip-Hop Act and Best Album for their debut full-length 'The Long Way Home'.

FKA Twigs won Best Video for her self-directed 'Pendulum' clip, but was beaten to Best Female Act by Ella Eyre.

Wiley had already been presented with the Paving The Way award earlier this week when a paving-stone tribute to the grime pioneer was unveiled at Bow School in East London.

There were also performances on the night from Lethal Bizzle, FKA Twigs, Krept and Konan, Rita Ora & Section Boyz and more.

Check these out alongside the full list of winners below.

Lethal Bizzle - 'Fester Skank' & 'Pow'

FKA Twigs - 'Figure 8' & 'In Time'

Rita Ora & Section Boyz - 'Body On Me', 'Poison' & 'Trapping Ain't Dead'

Krept and Konan - 'Fallin', 'Certified' & 'Freak Of The Week'

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

[Photo: Charlie Engman for Fader]

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