Dancehall artists Shatta Wale and Stonebwoy, after a ground breaking year, have both been nominated in the Best African Act category for the 2020 MOBO Awards.

Shatta Wale and Stonebwoy have been nominated with 9 other African artists including Burna Boy. Master KG, Wizkid, Davido and UK-based Afro B.

The MOBO Awards is an annual music award presentation which seeks to honour achievements in “music of black origin”.

In 2006 Samini became the first Ghanaian to be awarded a MOBO when received “Best African Act” award for his exploits in the year under review which also included his self-titled album Samini.