Ms Dynamite and AlunaGeorge to perform at MOBOs

Ms-Dynamite-for-webMs Dynamite, AlunaGeorge and Shy FX are among the acts performing at this year’s 18th anniversary MOBO Awards.

Tine Tempah, Fuse ODG and Laura Mvula will also be performing at the event, which takes place at the newly opened SSE Hydro in Glasgow, Scotland, on Saturday (19 October).

Wiley, Laura, Jahmene Douglas and Rudimental are among the acts competing for prizes including best album, best newcomer and the PRS for Music sponsored best song.

Kanya King, MOBO Awards founder and CEO MBE, said: ‘We’re thrilled at this year’s diverse line-up and the additional two, exciting and unique performances. MOBO is all about diversity and this is the perfect mix of long-standing and new UK talent paving the way forward for UK music.’

Four-time MOBO winner and legendary Urban music DJ Trevor Nelson MBE and fellow BBC 1Xtra DJ Sarah-Jane Crawford will be presenting this year’s awards.

The event will air live on BBC Three this Saturday from 21:00 and repeated on Sunday, BBC1 at 23:30.

View the full list of nominees for this year’s event.