MOBO Awards 2024: Location, Date, Performers, Tickets & More
18 January 2024, 09:28 | Updated: 7 February 2024, 16:54
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The MOBO Awards are back for 2024!
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The MOBO Awards are back for 2024, and will take place in Sheffield for the first time!
Celebrating it's 26th year, the prestigious award ceremony will see the best performances by cultural icons in a celebration of talent for black music in the UK.
It has just been announced that the hosts for 2024 will be Comedian Babatúndé Aléshé and presenter Indiyah Polack for the award ceremony in Sheffield.
So, when are the 2024 MOBO Awards? How can I get tickets and who is performing? Here's everything you need to know.
How can I watch the MOBOs online?
The MOBO Awards will be livestreamed on YouTube tonight from 8pm
The MOBOs will feature performances by: Soul II Soul, Ghetts, Sugababes, DJ Spoony, Cristale, Byron Messia, King Promise and Camidoh.
Where and where are the 2024 MOBO Awards?
This year’s ceremony is set to kick off the 2024 awards season, coming to you live from the Utilita Arena Sheffield on 7 February 2024.
With a commitment to delivering an exceptional show for fans, viewers at home, and artists, the event has moved from its usual date and will be taking place in early 2024 to ensure a memorable celebration of black music and culture.
The MOBO Awards will be taking place in Sheffield, continuing its tradition of bringing the awards and the exceptional music, talent and culture to cities and regions UK-wide.
Who is nominated for the 2024 MOBO Awards?
On Thursday, 14th December, Nominations for the 2024 MOBO Awards were announced. Little Simz and Stormzy lead with four nominations each, with Central Cee, Pinkpantheress, J Hus & RAYE received three nominations each.
BEST MALE ACT
BEST FEMALE ACT IN ASSOCIATION WITH SHEA MOISTURE
ALBUM OF THE YEAR
EZRA COLLECTIVE - WHERE I'M MEANT TO BE
J HUS - BEAUTIFUL AND BRUTAL YARD
LITTLE SIMZ - NO THANK YOU
POTTER PAYPER - REAL BACK IN STYLE
RAYE - MY 21ST CENTURY BLUES
STORMZY - THIS IS WHAT I MEAN
SONG OF THE YEAR
CENTRAL CEE & DAVE - 'SPRINTER'
J HUS FEAT. DRAKE - 'WHO TOLD YOU'
JORJA SMITH - 'LITTLE THINGS'
PINKPANTHERESS & ICE SPICE - 'BOYS A LIAR PT.2'
RAYE & 070 SHAKE - 'ESCAPISM'
STORMZY - 'HIDE & SEEK'
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VIDEO OF THE YEAR
ANTSLIVE - 'NUMBER ONE CANDIDATE' (DIRECTED BY TOM EMMERSON)
ENNY - 'NO MORE NAIJA MEN' (DIRECTED BY OTIS DOMINIQUE)
JORDS - 'DIRT IN THE DIAMOND EP1: MOBAY FEAT. TAY IWAR / STAY CLOSE FEAT. KRANIUM' (DIRECTED BY RENEE MARIA OSUBU)
LITTLE SIMZ -'GORILLA' (DIRECTED BY DAVE MEYERS)
STORMZY - 'MEL MADE ME DO IT' (DIRECTED BY KLVDR)
TION WAYNE - ‘HEALING'(DIRECTED BY WOWA)
BEST R&B/SOUL ACT
BEST HIP HOP ACT
BEST GRIME ACT
MANGA SAINT HILARE
BEST DRILL ACT SUPPORTED BY TRENCH
BEST INTERNATIONAL ACT (US)
DRAKE & 21 SAVAGE
LIL UZI VERT
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BEST PERFORMANCE IN A TV SHOW/FILM
ADJANI SALMON AS KWABENA - DREAMING WHILST BLACK
DAMSON IDRIS AS FRANKLIN SAINT - SNOWFALL
DÉJA J. BOWENS AS VITA - CHAMPION
IDRIS ELBA AS SAM - HIJACK
INDIA AMARTEIFIO AS QUEEN CHARLOTTE - QUEEN CHARLOTTE: A BRIDGERTON STORY
JOHN BOYEGA AS FONTAINE - THEY CLONED TYRONE
LASHANA LYNCH AS IZOGIE - THE WOMAN KING
LETITIA WRIGHT AS SHURI - BLACK PANTHER: WAKANDA FOREVER
MALCOLM KAMULETE AS BOSCO - CHAMPION
VIVIAN OPARAH AS YAS - RYE LANE
BEST MEDIA PERSONALITY
BEST AFRICAN MUSIC ACT IN ASSOCIATION WITH LOCO MUSIC
ADEKUNLE GOLD (NIGERIA)
AYRA STARR (NIGERIA)
BURNA BOY (NIGERIA)
TYLA (SOUTH AFRICA)
UNCLE WAFFLES (ESWATINI)
BEST CARIBBEAN MUSIC ACT
BEST JAZZ ACT SUPPORTED BY JAZZ FM
BLUE LAB BEATS (UK)
EZRA COLLECTIVE (UK)
REUBEN JAMES (UK)
YAZMIN LACEY (UK)
BEST ALTERNATIVE MUSIC ACT IN ASSOCIATION WITH MARSHALL
ALT BLK ERA
Best of Highlights (Live from Capital XTRA Upfront 2023)
BEST ELECTRONIC/DANCE ACT SUPPORTED BY BEMA & MIXMAG
BEST PRODUCER SUPPORTED BY COMPLEX UK
BEST GOSPEL ACT SUPPORTED BY PREMIER GOSPEL
CALLEDOUT MUSIC (UK)
GUVNA B (UK)
TOFUNMI ADORNA (UK)
TRIPLE O (UK)
Who is performing at the 2024 MOBO Awards?
DJ Spoony, Byron Messia and Soul II Soul are announced to perform, with many more to be added very soon.
In 2022, the likes of Nile Rodgers, Craig David, Kojey Radical, Tion Wayne, Fireboy DML, Cat Burns, FLO, Eliza Rose, Beanie Man and Emeli Sandé performed at the ceremony.
How can I get tickets to the 2024 MOBO Awards?
Tickets are on sale for the 2024 MOBO Awards, which will take place at Utilita Arena Sheffield on 7 February 2024.
You can find the link to tickets here.