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The 2009 MOBO Awards took place on 30 September 2009 at the Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre (SECC) in Glasgow, Scotland. This was the first time the awards took place outside London. A tribute performance was dedicated to Michael Jackson, who was honoured with the MOBO Lifetime Achievement Award, and the Young Soul Rebels performed their charity single, "I Got Soul". Reggie Yates and Keri Hilson hosted the awards. Other guests included Rihanna who opened the show and Amir Khan who presented an award. The show was watched by an estimated 250 million viewers worldwide.[1]


List of nominations and winnersEdit

(winners in bold)[2]

Best UK ActEdit

Best NewcomerEdit

Best R&B/Soul ActEdit

Best Hip-Hop ActEdit

Best Music VideoEdit

Best International ActEdit

Best SongEdit

Best AlbumEdit

Best ReggaeEdit

Best DJEdit

Best Jazz ActEdit

Best African ActEdit

Best Gospel ActEdit

Lifetime achievement awardEdit

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ Matthews, Dan (2010). The New Rules of Business: Leading Entrepreneurs Reveal Their Secrets for Success. Harriman House Limited. p. 80. ISBN 9781906659165.
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-07-14. Retrieved 2010-02-16.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)