Annual MOBO Awards final line-up confirmed

  • Bang Showbiz
  • 1 November 2012
Emeli Sande

Emeli Sandé

The 17th Annual MOBO Awards full line-up has been confirmed, including performances from Emeli Sande and Misha B and special guests Plan B and Rita Ora handing out awards

JLS, Emeli Sandé and Labrinth will perform at the MOBO Awards.

The acts are all part of the line up for the Music of Black Origin (MOBO) awards 2012, which will take place in Liverpool on Saturday (03.11.12).

Also joining them on the bill are Trey Songz, Conor Maynard, Wiley, Stooshe, Angel, Stooshe and Misha B.

Emeli, who is nominated for a whopping five awards including Best Video for 'My Kind Of Love' and Best Female Act, is set to begin the evening with a performance of the same song nominated for the video award.

JLS will sing their newest single 'Hottest Girl in the World', with the group flying in especially for the award ceremony.

R&B artist Trey will wow the crowds with his 'Simply Amazing' track, while Conor will keep the audience on their toes with a medley of his hits.

Accompanied by special guests Wiley will perform with Skepta and Ms.D to sing his first number one single in a 15-year-long career, 'Heatwave', followed by his second 2012 smash single 'Can You Hear Me'.

Stooshe, who are nominated for Best Newcomer, will close the evening with their cover of TLC's 'Waterfalls', which has been endorsed by the group's T-Boz and Chilli.

Plan B will have the honour of handing out the Best Female Act award, with Rita Ora taking a time-out from her American tour to present the Best Hip Hop/Grime award.

MOBO founder Kanya King is thrilled with the line-up, saying: "The level of originality and creativity shown across this year's nominations is staggering.

"As if having some of the world's biggest stars in the industry wasn't enough, we're honoured to host some true legends in music who have made it possible for today's talent to flourish."

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