The MOBO Awards are heading for Liverpool
The MOBO Awards 2012 are going to be Liverpool on Saturday 3rd November.
It is the second time the awards will come from the city's Echo Arena, with the likes of JLS, Nelly, Tinie Tempah, Tinchy Stryder and Professor Green all performing back in 2010.
Rizzle Kicks were nominated three times last year in Glasgow, and launched this years Awards.
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Jordan and Harley told Total Access:
"Buzzing city, Liverpool's a great city, the crowds enjoy it so much, we're delighted to be back there.
"It's been a whirlwind year for us, the nominations last year were recognition we've done well, and launching the Awards this year are further recognition of that."
MOBO Awards founder, Kanya King MBE, said:
"We had a fantastic show in Liverpool two years ago and worked very well with the City and Echo Arena Liverpool which makes it a real joy to come back and have an even bigger celebration of the best talent around this year. We are currently finalising the line-up for the show which will see some great surprises on the night! The nominations for the various categories will be announced early next month. Both Liverpool and MOBO are getting ready for another historic event in this Olympic year.”
Rizzle Kicks’ Jordan, who collected the BeMOBO Award in 2010 on behalf of music charity Youth Music, commented "MOBO has supported us right from the start of our career and we are so happy to be announcing that the MOBO Awards are back in Liverpool. Great city and we can’t wait for the night!”
Mayor of Liverpool, Joe Anderson, said: "Liverpool is delighted to host the MOBO awards for the second time. It’s a real coup that once again the city has been selected as the location where some of the music industry’s finest talents will be honoured.
"This city’s contribution to music is unrivalled and as a vibrant, creative and diverse city, we welcome any opportunity to showcase what Liverpool has to offer. It is thanks to the award-winning Echo Arena Liverpool that we are able to welcome such exciting events which all help to project us before a global audience.
"We have a fantastic reputation when it comes to staging high-profile events and I’m sure that the 2012 MOBO Awards will be a huge success.”
Tickets go on sale tomorrow (Wednesday 15th) at 9am - you can get them via www.MOBO.com.
Tickets: £29.00/ £44.00/ £59.00/ £100 each. Tickets subject to booking / handling fees
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