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21 Sep 2010 9:00 AM
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15th ANNIVERSARY MOBO AWARDS 2010: THE COUNTDOWN IS ON…

UK’S TINCHY STRYDER TO CLOSE THIS YEAR’S SHOW WITH EXCLUSIVE GRAND FINALE FEATURING TINIE TEMPAH, PROFESSOR GREEN, DEVLIN AND GIGGS

 

The 2010’s MOBO Awards is set to be the most exciting year yet with Tinchy Stryder today announcing his will exclusively close this year’s show with the help of 2010’s leading MOBO nominee Tinie Tempah, and fellow cream of the UK hip hop/grime scene, Professor GreenDevlin and Giggs. The UK’s finest will take to the stage to perform Tinchy’s track Game Over.

Not to be outdone by the grime boys, the UK’s favourite boyband JLS also have a world exclusive collaboration up their sleeves with a surprise US star. And hot producer Mark Ronson shall also be bringing along a surprise guest for his performance at the 2010 MOBO Awards in association with Lebara Mobile held at Liverpool’s Echo Arena on Wednesday October 20th.

With Tinie TempahNDubzJLSProfessor GreenJay SeanMark Ronson & The Business INTLRoll Deep, and Nelly already confirmed to perform live, this year’s awards will be co-hosted by none other than Alesha Dixon who will also be performing, and BBC Radio 1’s Reggie Yates.

Guest presenters on the night will include last year’s backstage host, Peter Andre, The Saturdays’ Rochelle WisemanJLS, Destiny’s Child superstar Michelle Williams. Following the success of N Dubz’s C4 show ‘Being N-Dubz’, the Camden trio have now been snapped up as backstage hosts of this year’s show.

Due to phenomenal demand, MOBO have just released an exclusive 100 Golden Circle tickets located next to the MOBO stage which will allow fans the chance to see their musical heroes up close and personal. Tickets can be purchased from the MOBO website.

Now celebrating its 15th year, the MOBO Awards has helped champion the extraordinary rise of urban music over the past two decades from niche to now leading the UK charts and will celebrate the cream of British artists from the past year at its star-studded televised ceremony at Liverpool’s Echo Arena, on October 20th.

Don’t miss your chance to be part of THE music event of the year.

www.mobo.com

 

 

For those wanting to attend this year’s MOBO Awards, information on tickets, VIP tables and hotel deals is available from www.mobo.com

NOTES TO EDITORS

Founded by Kanya King MBE back in 1996, MOBO has grown to become Europe’s leading black music brand – celebrating diverse music genres by honouring established as well as up-and-coming MOBO artists.  The MOBO Awards Show also holds the distinction of being one of the world’s most televised black music awards shows today reaching millions around the globe.

Over the last 15 years MOBO has showcased and honoured some of the music industry's finest talent with performances from diverse UK and international artists including Rihanna, Amy Winehouse, Tina Turner, Jay Z, Destiny's Child and Sade. Last year’s event, which saw the Awards go on the move for the first time, featured appearances from among others JLS, N-Dubz, Alexandra Burke, Kelly Rowland and Jermaine & La Toya Jackson. Now the City of Liverpool is being passed the MOBO baton and gearing up for a sensational Awards ceremony on 20th October.

 

Press Enquiries: 

Outside Organisation   020 7436 3633

Kirstin McLetchie                   kirstin.mcletchie@outside-org.co.uk

Melissa Ng                              melissa.ng@outside-org.co.uk

 

TV/ Radio Enquiries:

Outside Organisation            020 7436 3633

Hannah Paul                         Hannah.paul@outside-org.co.uk

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