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ABOUT US

WE ARE PROUD

TO HAVE BEEN ABLE

TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE

TO SO MANY ARTISTS,

HAVING GIVEN THEM

A PLATFORM TO SHINE.

  • 2016 - GLASGOW

    Hosted by Rickie & Melvin, we celebrated our 21st anniversary! Popcaan, Craig David, Chase & Status, and more hit the stage to deliver incredible performances.

  • 2015 - LEEDS

    Hosted by Sarah-Jane Crawford, we celebrated our 20th anniversary! Stars including Idris Elba, Stormzy and FKA Twigs were in attendance for a truly remarkable event.

  • 2014 - WEMBLEY ARENA

    Hosted by Mel B and Sarah-Jane Crawford, the night belonged to Sam Smith, who walked away with a whopping four MOBO Awards, as we returned to London!

  • 2013 - GLASGOW

    Hosted by Trevor Nelson and Sarah-Jane Crawford, the night belonged to Laura Mvula and Naughty Boy, who each walked away with two MOBO Awards!

  • 2012 - LIVERPOOL

    Hosted by Miquita Oliver and Adam Deacon, great British success story Emeli Sandé triumphed in her native Glasgow with three MOBO Award wins!

  • 2011 - GLASGOW

    Hosted by Jason Derulo and Alesha Dixon, the night belonged to Jessie J, who walked away with a blinding four MOBO awards!

  • 2010 - LIVERPOOL

    Hosted by Reggie Yates, it was ‘Written In The Stars’ that the night would belong to Tinie Tempah, who accepted two MOBO Awards.

  • 2009 - GLASGOW

    Hosted by Reggie Yates and Keri Hilson, a spectacular tribute performance was dedicated to Michael Jackson, who was honoured with a Lifetime Achievement Award.

  • 2008 - WEMBLEY

    Hosted by Mel B and Rev Run, the night featured memorable performances from John Legend, Flo-Rida, Estelle and more!

  • 2007 - LONDON 02 ARENA

    Hosted by Jamelia and Shaggy, the night belonged to Amy Winehouse as she walked away with Best UK Female Act and delivered an incredible live performance.

  • 2006 - ROYAL ALBERT HALL

    Hosted by Coolio and Gina Yashere, we had a stunning array of performances from artist’s including Rihanna, Corinne Bailey Rae, Lemar and Jamelia.

  • 2005 - ROYAL ALBERT HALL

    Hosted by Akon and Gina Yashere, we celebrated our 10th anniversary with performances from Lauryn Hill, Ms. Dynamite, Kano and Public Enemy.

  • 2004 - ROYAL ALBERT HALL

    Hosted by Mos Def, we honoured Janet Jackson with the MOBO Icon Award and Kanye West was the leading man with two MOBO Award wins.

  • 2003 - ROYAL ALBERT HALL

    Hosted by Blu Cantrell and Lil Kim, 50 Cent was the leading man on the night, winning a whopping three MOBO Awards.

  • 2002 - LONDON ARENA

    Hosted by Alesha Dixon and LL Cool J, we honoured Chaka Khan with a Lifetime Achievement Award and Ms. Dynamite won three MOBO Awards.

  • 2001 - LONDON ARENA

    Hosted by Kelis and Trevor Nelson, the night belonged to So Solid Crew and UK Garage's dominance. We also witnessed performances from R. Kelly and Craig David.

  • 2000 - ALEXANDRA PALACE

    Hosted by Lisa ‘Left Eye’ Lopes and Trevor Nelson, Sade hit the MOBO stage for an exclusive performance. Eminem also won big on the night!

  • 1999 - ROYAL ALBERT HALL

    Hosted by Wyclef Jean and Spice Girl Mel B, the 1999 MOBO Awards also saw some big names presenting awards – including Victoria and David Beckham!

  • 1998 - ROYAL ALBERT HALL

    Hosted by Spice Girl Mel B and Bill Bellamy, we honoured Diddy with an Outstanding Achievement Award and BB King with a Lifetime Achievement Award.

  • 1997 - CONNAUGHT ROOMS

    Hosted by Lisa I'Anson, we honoured Simply Red’s Mick Hucknall with an Outstanding Achievement award. Mary J. Blige and Eternal also performed.

  • 1996 - CONNAUGHT ROOMS

    We launched! It was a ground-breaking event and we recognised he talents of artists such as The Fugees, Tupac, Goldie, Seal and Lionel Richie.