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Naughty Boy joins MOBO Awards line up for Leeds show

Written by
Shaun Curnow

The MOBO Awards has celebrated Britain's brightest urban music stars for the last 20 years, and the show is coming to Leeds – at the First Direct Arena – for the first time this November.

Earlier in the month it was revealed that UK grime and hip hop artists have dominated the MOBO award nominations list, scooping an impressive 27 nominations across all categories. Hip hop duo Krept & Conan appear in four separate categories, with grime artists Stormzy and Skepta each featuring in three different shortlists.

Building on the excitement, it has now been revealed that music producer (and past MOBO award winner) Naughty Boy has been added to the list of performers for the night.

Naughty Boy will joining previously announced performers (and Best Female Act contenders) Ella Eyre and FKA Twigs, along with aforementioned South London artists Krept & Konan. More acts will also be revealed closer to the date. 

The MOBO Awards are taking place on Wednesday November 4 and, while tickets to see it are now completely sold out, it will be broadcast live at 8pm on ITV2 and repeated in full on ITV1 at 10.40pm.  

It's not too late to vote for your favourite nominees, which you can do so at  

MOBO Awards. Wednesday November 4, 8pm. First Direct Arena, Arena Way, Leeds, LS2 8BY. 

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