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Idris Elba To Be Honoured At MOBO Awards

Idris Elba To Be Honoured At MOBO Awards

September 26, 2014 | Daniella & Letisha Jones-Ellis

This week the 2014 MOBO nominations were announced and some Idris Elba news came along with it!

The UK actor, producer and DJ will be honoured with the Inspiration Award. Encouraging the next generation in being creative with their talent, Idris’ award marks a historic moment as they choose an individual who has ‘achieved formidable success in his/her respective field against all odds’.

The 19th annual show has also seen Best Grime added to the categories up for wins and artists in with a chance include Ghetts, JME, Lethal Bizzle, Skepta, Wiley and more.

Other nominations include Sam Smith and Krept & Konan leading with four, who will fight it out with others for ‘Best Album’ and ‘Best Song’. Other artists representing for the UK include Katy B, Rita Ora, Tinie Tempah and Jessie J. Not forgetting the UK’s MNEK who received his first nomination for Best Newcomer, alongside Ella Eyre, Melissa Steel and Jess Glynne.

International acts include Beyonce, Chris Brown and Pharrell.

Who are you behind? The awards show will air live on October 22nd.

Photo Credit: Capital Xtra

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