On Monday, September 17th Music of Black Origin (MOBO) announced their shortlist for this years annual award ceremony.
Established in 1996 to recognize artists of any ethnicity or nationality performing ‘urban’ music, MOBO is the only black award show in Europe.
Best Reggae Act
This year Konshens has been nominated in the category of Best Reggae Artist. This prestigious award, previously received by Alborosie, Gyptian and Sean Paul to name a few, recognize the powerhouses in the music industry each year. Over its history the MOBO awards has witnessed performances from Usher, Janet Jackson, Justin Timberlake, John Legend, and Kanye West.
Returning from a hectic weekend of performances in Hartford Connecticut, New Jersey and Barbados, Konshens was greatful to hear about the nomination as he stated.
“Feels good to be nominated for any award that recognizes quality and consistency in work, but honestly its not that big a deal for me…I’m more excited when a regular person gives me their REAL feedback on twitter”.
To see the list of nominees and to vote click here and register to vote.