Hosted by Maya Jama and Chunkz...

MOBO Awards have detailed plans for a virtual event in 2020.

The UK's biggest celebration of Black music returns, utilising a virtual event in light of COVID restrictions.

The ceremony takes place on December 9th, and will be hosted by all-star pairing Maya Jama and Chunkz.

Live-streamed on YouTube from 7pm, highlights will then be shown on BBC One at 10.45pm.

Nominations are led by Mahalia, Nines, Lianne La Havas, and more, with confirmed performances ranging from Headie One and Kojey Radical through to Tiwa Savage and Ms Banks.

Public voting is now open - get involved HERE.

MOBO Founder, Kanya King, says...

“Recognising the unique role the MOBO Awards plays for so many, and the challenging year we find ourselves in, it is now more important than ever to be there and to continue the rich history of showcasing the very best of Black music and culture. We are proud to partner with YouTube and the BBC to bring this year’s celebration to millions of music fans, and continue to uplift creative voices here in the UK and around the world. A special thanks to Arts Council England, ISAW IT First and Accenture for supporting us on this journey - we see you!”

MOBO Awards takes place on December 9th.

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