Friday, September 6, 2013

2013 MOBO Awards: Nominations Party

Tuesday the MOBO Awards held their annual nomination party and I was in attendance. Weeks prior to the nomination party - I was chosen to be part of this years music panel, alongside some other big names in the music industry in the UK. We had to sit and discuss who got nominated - including their chart success from September 1, 2012 - August 26, 2013. Some of who we chose made the final list, some never. But the experience was a once in a lifetime opportunity, and it was good to see how artists were chosen to be nominated. 

Kanya King and Mobolaji at the MOBO music panel nomination meet - in August.
Tuesday evening commenced with the red carpet, and drinks on arrival. Jessie J, Naughty Boy, Emeli Sande, So Solid Crew and more were all in attendance So Solid Crew opened up the show with a performance of their classic single '21 Seconds' before presenter Sarah-Jane took to the stage to present, later on Kanya King blessing us with a few words. MOBO Unsung winners Insight sang their own rendition of Emeli Sande's 'My Kind of Love', as well as Jahmene Douglas who sang Amy Winehouse's 'Back to Black' with a special acoustic session.

 Check out the pics from Tuesday nights event - and see who I got to meet on the night below...

MOBO Awards cupcake and cake stand. The cakes were delicious!

Having fun at the photo-booth with my friend Sarah.

Rapper Cashtastic and Mobolaji | Mobolaji, So Solid Crew's Romeo and friend

Afrobeat artists Dizzy Vocal Chameleon | Dr Sid 

Mobolaji and Mega Man of So Solid Crew | Mobolaji - PHOTO OP!

Krept (Play Dirty) was also in attendance | Sarah and Harvey from So Solid Crew

Sarah, Misha B and Mobolaji | Mobolaji and DJ Melody Kane (SB.TV's official DJ)

Look out for the next blog post of who got nominated for what!

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