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THE MOBO AWARDS HAVE ANNOUNCED THE NOMINEES FOR BEST REGGAE ARTIST!

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Vying for the coveted title are Aidonia, Alkaline, Chronixx, Damian Junior Gong Marley, and PopCaan.

Aidonia

Aidonia

Among the list of nominees, PopCaan would be considered the front-runner having two MOBO wins under his belt after he copped back-to-back titles in 2015 and 2016. Meanwhile, Chronixx has been nominated twice both in 2014 and 2015 and Alkaline scored nominations in 2014 and 2016.

Popcaan

Popcaan

Damion Junior Gong Marley who is a Grammy veteran won his last MOBO award in 2005 but scored nominations in 2006, 2010, 2011 and 2012. Meanwhile, dancehall deejay Aidonia is up for his first MOBO nomination.

Chronixx

Chronixx

The MOBO Awards which is the equivalent to the UK Grammys stands for “Music of Black Origin” and was established in 1996. The MOBO Award show is held annually in the United Kingdom to recognize artists of any ethnicity or nationality performing black music.

Damian Marley

Damian Marley

Last year’s Best Reggae Act list of nominees sparked controversy after entertainer Protege questioned the pooling of dancehall and reggae entertainers citing that it wasn’t fair to the entertainers nominated as reggae and dancehall are two different genres.

Alkaline

Alkaline

The 22nd annual MOBO Awards will take place on Wednesday, November 29.

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