Music By Joe Crilly

MOBOs: Skepta Favourite To Pick Up Best Album

Following the announcement of the shortlisted categories for the MOBO Awards, William Hill have priced up the big three. They make Skepta 9/4 to follow up his shock Mercury win with a Best Album gong at the MOBOs while he is 6/4 to pick up the Best Male award. Four of the five albums up for nomination were on the Mercury shortlist and the remaining three are Kano at 5/2, Michael Kiwanuka at 3/1 and Laura Mvula at 7/2 – Giggs rounds off the top five at 6/1.

Mvula is 7/4 to win the award for Best Female.

“Skepta has had quite the year and we are Skepta-cal that anyone can better him at the MOBOs,” said William Hill spokesman Joe Crilly.


MOBO Awards odds:


Best Album: 9/4 Skepta (Konnichiwa); 5/2 Kano (Made In The Mirror); 3/1 Michael Kiwanuka (Love & Hate); 7/2 Laura Mvula (The Dreaming Room); 6/1 Giggs (Landlord)

Best Male Act: 6/4 Skepta; 5/2 Stormzy; 7/2 Kano; 5/1 Craig David; 6/1 Tinie Tempah

Best Female Act: 7/4 Laura Mvula; 11/4 Lady Leshurr; 3/1 Katy B; 5/1 Little Simz; 5/1 Nao