Buju Banton Wins Best Reggae Act @ MOBO Awards 2020
12/09/2020 by Reggaeville
Buju Banton won Best Reggae Act at this year's MOBO Awards!
On winning this special award, Buju Banton says "I thank the MOBO Awards committee, but most of all I thank everyone who has supported me and continues to support me. Let's continue to allow music to do its job as the great healer, teacher, comforter and, above all, the restorative force that propels human beings to higher heights.”
His manager Joseph ‘Budafuco’ Louis continues "It's an honor to be on this journey with Buju Banton and sharing this moment of recognition for his exceptional contribution to Reggae music this year. We thank you."
The MOBO Awards is UK’s biggest celebration of Black music and culture and was live-streamed for the very first time on YouTube.
Nominated in the BEST REGGAE ACT category were also Popcaan, Lila Iké, Protoje and Koffee.
The award for the BEST INTERNATIONAL ACT went to Burna Boy, who against Koffee, Popcaan and Shenseea, Drake, Megan Thee Stallion, Pop Smok, Roddy Ricch, Rema, Summer Walker, H.E.R and Lil Baby.
The BEST AFRICAN ACT category was topped by Wizkid. Nominees: Stonebwoy, Shatta Wale, Burna Boy, Tiwa Savage, Davido, Fireboy DML, Rema, Master KG, Adekunle Gold, NSG and Afro B.
Stylo G closed the Live Stream event with a medley performance. WATCH IT HERE!