Three new acts added to line-up for MOBO Awards performance in Leeds

Lianne La Havas.
Lianne La Havas.
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THREE new names have been added to the line-up at this year’s MOBO Awards, which will be held in Leeds next week.

Stormzy, Lianne La Havas and Lethal Bizzle will perform at the event at Leeds’s First Direct Arena on Wednesday, November 4.

Stormzy. Pic: PA.

Stormzy. Pic: PA.

The multiple MOBO award-nominees join Rita Ora, Naughty Boy, Krept and Konan, Ella Eyre and FKA Twigs in the show-stopping line-up.

Stormzy is nominated for three awards – Best Male, Best Video and Best Grime Act.

The 22-year old London MC took home the award for Best Grime Act last year.

Lianne La Havas – the most nominated female artist this year – is up for Best Female, Best Album and Best R&B/Soul.

Lethal Bizzle.

Lethal Bizzle.

The London singer-songwriter and previous MOBO nominee’s sophomore album Blood entered the charts at number two this year.

Lethal Bizzle won his first MOBO award back in 2005 for his breakthrough hit ‘Pow (Forward Riddim)’.

In the past year, he has clocked up two UK Top 20 hits.

The awards ceremony will be broadcast live on ITV2 at 8pm, and will be repeated on ITV1 on Friday, November 6 at 10.40pm.

The MOBOs will be held in Leeds for the first time in its 20-year history.

Tickets have already sold out for the two-hour live show.

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