Skunk Anansie, featuring Ace, ICMP’s Head of Industry Partnerships and Business Development, was among the shortlisted nominees at the MOBO Awards 2022. 

The legendary rock band was nominated for a prestigious award at the MOBOs this year in the new category of best Alternative Music Act. 

Other nominees included The Nova Twins, Loathe, Kid Bookie, Big Joanie and Bob Vylan who bagged the award. 

The category was introduced to the awards after the Nova Twins had written an open letter to include alternative acts and artists.


Founding member and guitarist Ace commented:

To be nominated and still be deemed relevant to be in this new MOBO category is great recognition for us for a band creating alternative music for the past 25 years."

The MOBOs were celebrating their 25th Year as were Skunk Anansie, so the VIP platinum table package was just the place surrounded by friends from Metropolis studios and fellow nominees Big Joanie.

Watch the band interviewed about the nomination at the event. 

Elsewhere, fast-rising DIY musician PinkPantheress was the winner of Best Female Act. The artist is managed by ICMP alumna Phoebe Gold

The full list of winners at the MOBOs 2022 is below:

Best Male Act | Central Cee

Best Female Act| PinkPantheress

Album of the Year| Knucks 'Alpha Pace' and Little Simz 'Sometimes I Might Be Introvert'

Song of the Year | Dreya Mac, FelixThe1st and Finch Fetti 'Own Brand (Baddie)'

Best Newcomer | Bru-C

Video of the Year| Central Cee – Doja

Best R&B/soul Act | Mahalia

Best Grime Act | D Double E

Best Hip-Hop Act | D-Block Europe

Best Drill Act | K-Trap

Best International Act | Burna Boy

Best Performance in a TV show/film | Kaine Robinson (Kano) as Sully – 'Top Boy'

Best Media Personality | Nella Rose

Best Alternative Music Act | Bob Vylan

Best Electronic/Dance Act | Nia Archives

Best African Music Act | Burna Boy

Best Gospel Act | Still Shadey

Best Jazz Act | Ezra Collective

Best Caribbean Music Act | Skillibeng

Best Producer | Inflo

Lifetime Achievement Award| Nile Rodgers

Outstanding Contribution Award | Craig David

Paving the Way Award | Jamal Edwards MBE

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