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MOBO Awards 2013: ‘Best Reggae’ shortlist unveiled

The shortlists for the Music of Black Origin (MOBO) Awards 2013 can now be revealed, including four Jamaican-raised artists and STYLO G representing the UK.

The ‘Best Reggae’ category shortlist includes:

  • MAVADO
  • POPCAAN
  • SEAN PAUL
  • STYLO G 
  • TARRUS RILEY

Popular Jamaican artist SEAN PAUL has walked away with the Best Reggae gong five times, most recently winning in 2012 when he was up against KONSHENS, DAMIAN MARLEY, POPCAAN and MR VEGAS.

STYLO G is also up for the Best Newcomer award; while London MC WILEY is up against the likes of TINIE TEMPAH and WRETCH 32 for Best UK Hip-Hop/Grime act. JAZZ JAMAICA is in the Best Jazz category.

The 18th anniversary of the MOBO Awards will be held on 19 October at the SSE Hydro in Glasgow.

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