Leigh-Anne Pinnock leads the stars at this year’s MOBO Awards

Leigh-Anne Pinnock looked incredible as she lead the stars attending this year’s MOBO Awards at The Coventry Building Society Arena in Coventry on Sunday.  

The Little Mix star, who is co-hosting the ceremony with Munya Chawawa, showcased her sense of style in a yellow mini dress with a sheer detail and a matching train.

The garment also featured a knot around the waist while Leigh-Anne, who welcomed twins with fiancé Andre Gray in August, added height to her frame with a pair of matching heels.

Glamour: Leigh-Anne Pinnock looked incredible as she lead the stars attending this year’s MOBO Awards at The Coventry Building Society Arena in Coventry on Sunday

Styling her locks into an updo, the Shout Out To My Ex hitmaker complimented her outfit with a pair of gold earrings.

The outing comes after Leigh-Anne and her Little Mix bandmates Jade Thirlwall and Perrie Edwards announced they are going their separate ways.

The girl group told fans on Thursday that they are set to part ways to pursue ‘other projects’ and ‘spread their wings’ after ten years together. 

Announcing their split on Thursday the band penned in a statement: ‘We wanted to let you all know that after the Confetti tour in April/May next year we are going to be taking a break from Little Mix.

Flawless: The Shout Out To My Ex hitmaker complimented her outfit with a pair of gold earrings

Sensational: The figure-hugging garment also featured a knot around the waist

End of an era: The outing comes after Leigh-Anne and her Little Mix bandmates Jade Thirlwall and Perrie Edwards announced they are going their separate ways

Important: Announcing their split on Thursday the band penned: ‘We wanted to let you all know that after the Confetti tour in April/May next year we are going to be taking a break’

‘It’s been 10 amazing years, a wonderful non-stop adventure, and we feel the time is right to take a break so we can recharge and work on some other projects.

‘We can’t thank you enough for your love and never-ending support since the beginning. We love you all SO much.’

Little Mix went on: ‘We are not splitting up – Little Mix are here to stay. We have plans for more music, tours and performances in the future. We’ve made so many incredible memories with you all, and we can’t wait to make so many more.

‘We’re sisters and we’ll always have each other and you, the fans, in our lives. Little Mix is forever, see you on tour! Jade, Leigh-Anne and Perrie.’

Presenter: Leigh-Anne was all smiles on the red carpet as she posed for a snap alongside Eddie Kadi

Little Mix wrote: ‘It’s been 10 amazing years, a wonderful non-stop adventure, and we feel the time is right to take a break so we can recharge and work on some other projects’

Motherhood: Leigh-Anne welcomed twins in August with her fiancé Andre Gray, although she has kept their names and gender private 

Meanwhile, Tallia Storm looked nothing short of sensational as she walked the red carpet at the star-studded ceremony.

Also in attendance at the event was former Love Island star Wes Nelson who appeared in good spirits as he posed for the cameras.

Tallia, 23, cut a stylish figure in a shimmering silver crop top with a sequined detail pwhich she paired with a matching mini skirt.

The hitmaker added height to her frame with a pair of black heels and complimented to her outfit with matching tights.

Letting her blonde locks fall loose down her shoulders, Tallia completed her look with a black handbag and silver earrings.

Wes, 23, opted for a laid back look for the bash as he sported a black top with a matching jacket and trousers along with a silver necklace.

Tiana Major9 caught the eye in a bright green long-sleeved top with a silver patterned detail.

Beauty: The hitmaker added height to her frame with a pair of black heels and complimented to her outfit with matching tights

The singer-songwriter also wore a matching pair of trousers while she also sported emerald green heels.

Tiana sported a platinum blonde hairdo for the event which featured a dramatic plait.    

Rapper Ms Banks looked incredible in a bright pink blazer which she wore with matching shorts and a silver necklace.

Dave is the most nominated artist at the upcoming MOBO Awards.

Looking good: Tiana Major9 caught the eye in a bright green long-sleeved top with a silver patterned detail

Stunning: Rapper Ms Banks looked incredible in a bright pink blazer which she wore with matching shorts and a silver necklace

The 23-year-old rapper received wide appraise for his chart-topping second studio album, We’re All Alone in This Together, this year.

He is in with a chance of taking home an impressive haul, including Album, Song and Video of the year, along with Best Male Act and Best Hip-Hop Act.

Hot off his tail, Drill star Central Cee has landed four nods, while rap stars Ghetts and Little Simz, soul star Cleo Sol, and Mercury Prize-winner Arlo Parks have earned three nods apiece. 

The Best Male Act nominees also include AJ Tracey, Ghetts, Headie One, and Potter Payper.

Smart: Co-host Munya Chawawa sported a black suit with a white shirt while rapper Ghetts opted for a grey plaid jacket and a black bowler hat 

Style: Singer Midas The Jagaban sported a dramatic black mask with horns and a pink and green print 

Shaybo, Bree Runway, Little Simz, Cleo, Arlo, and Tiana Major9, meanwhile, will face-off for Best Female Act.

A celebration of all things Black music and culture, the ceremony will be held on December 5 at the Coventry Building Society Arena in the West Midlands.

The first-ever winner of the inaugural Best Drill Act prize will be crowned, with the best British stars in the genre, including Central Cee, Digga D, Headie One, K-Trap, Loski, M1llionz, Russ Millions, SR, Tion Wayne, and Unknown T up for the accolade.

Backroad Gee, Enny, Joy Crookes, and Pinkpantheress are up for Best Newcomer.

The likes of Doja Cat, Drake, Kanye West, Lil Nas X, and Megan Thee Stallion lead the Best International Act shortlist.  

Attendee: Rapper Ayo Beatz oped for a casual look in a sand jumper with a white shirt and chain necklace

Sharp: Wes Nelson sported a black jacket with a matching top and trousers along with a pair of sunglasses 

Elsewhere, in the Best Performance In A TV Show/Film category, Idris Elba, Letitia Wright, and Daniel Kaluuya are among the nominees.

Kanya King CBE, Founder and CEO of MOBO Group, said: ‘The past 20 months have been extremely challenging for artists everywhere but as always we are seeing creatives rise up and adapt, even in a global pandemic.

‘This year’s crop of MOBO nominees have not only shown resilience but incredible talent and range.

‘We could not be prouder to celebrate their achievements across the 18 categories that span genres, as well as excellence in TV, film and media.

‘Congratulations and best of luck to all of our nominees. Here’s to a big night on 5th December in Coventry!’

Star: Dave is the most nominated artist at the upcoming MOBO Awards

Nominations for the 2021 MOBOs: 

BEST MALE ACT

AJ TRACEY

CENTRAL CEE

DAVE

GHETTS

HEADIE ONE

POTTER PAYPER

 

BEST FEMALE ACT

ARLO PARKS

BREE RUNWAY

CLEO SOL

LITTLE SIMZ

SHAYBO

TIANA MAJOR9

 

ALBUM OF THE YEAR

ARLO PARKS – ‘COLLAPSED IN SUNBEAMS’

CELESTE – ‘NOT YOUR MUSE’

CLEO SOL – ‘MOTHER’

DAVE – ‘WE’RE ALL ALONE IN THIS TOGETHER’

GHETTS – ‘CONFLICT OF INTEREST’

HEADIE ONE – ‘EDNA’

 

SONG OF THE YEAR – IN ASSOCIATION WITH COVENTRY BUILDING SOCIETY

A1 X J1 – ‘LATEST TRENDS’

CENTRAL CEE – ‘COMMITMENT ISSUES’

DAVE FEAT. STORMZY – ‘CLASH’

ENNY FEAT. AMIA BRAVE – ‘PENG BLACK GIRLS’

PA SALIEU FEAT. BACKROAD GEE – ‘MY FAMILY’

TION WAYNE & RUSS MILLIONS, ARRDEE, BUGZY MALONE, BUNI, DARKOO, E1 (3X3), FIVIO FOREIGN & ZT (3X3) – ‘BODY (REMIX)’

 

BEST NEWCOMER – IN ASSOCIATION WITH ASOS 

ARLO PARKS 

ARRDEE 

BACKROAD GEE 

BERWYN 

CENTRAL CEE 

ENNY 

JOY CROOKES 

MIDAS THE JAGABAN 

PINKPANTHERESS 

WES NELSON

 

BEST PERFORMANCE IN A TV SHOW/FILM

ASHLEY THOMAS AS HENRY IN ‘THEM’

DAMSON IDRIS AS FRANKLIN SAINT IN ‘SNOWFALL’

DANIEL KALUUYA AS FRED HAMPTON IN ‘JUDAS & THE BLACK MESSIAH’

LETITIA WRIGHT AS ALTHEIA JONES-LECOINTE IN ‘SMALL AXE’

MICHEAL WARD AS FRANKLYN IN ‘SMALL AXE’

 

BEST MEDIA PERSONALITY

CHARLENE WHITE

CHUNKZ & YUNG FILLY

HARRY PINERO

HENRIE KWUSHUE

JULIE ADENUGA

MAYA JAMA

MO GILLIGAN

MUNYA CHAWAWA

NELLA ROSE

ZEZE MILLZ

 

BEST GOSPEL ACT – IN ASSOCIATION WITH PREMIER GOSPEL 

CALLEDOUT MUSIC 

CECE WINANS 

GUVNA B 

KIRK FRANKLIN 

MAVERICK CITY MUSIC 

S.O.

 

BEST AFRICAN  MUSIC ACT

AYRA STARR

BURNA BOY

CKAY

DAVIDO

KING PROMISE

NSG

REMA

TEMS

TIWA SAVAGE

WIZKID

 

 

 

VIDEO OF THE YEAR

BREE RUNWAY – ‘HOT HOT’ (DIRECTED BY JOCELYN ANQUETIL) 

FREDO FEAT. DAVE – ‘MONEY TALKS’ (DIRECTED BY EDEM WORNOO) 

LITTLE SIMZ FEAT. CLEO SOL – ‘WOMAN’ (DIRECTED BY LITTLE SIMZ)

M1LLIONZ – ‘LAGGA’ (DIRECTED BY TEEEEZY C) 

PA SALIEU FEAT. BACKROAD GEE – ‘MY FAMILY’ (DIRECTED BY FEMI LADI)

SLOWTHAI FEAT. A$AP ROCKY – ‘MAZZA’ (DIRECTED BY THE REST)

 

BEST R&B/SOUL ACT

BELLAH

CLEO SOL

JORJA SMITH

SAULT

TIANA MAJOR9

WSTRN

 

BEST GRIME ACT

BUGZY MALONE

CHIP

D DOUBLE E

FRISCO

GHETTS

SKEPTA

 

BEST HIP HOP ACT

DAVE

D-BLOCK EUROPE

FREDO

LITTLE SIMZ

POTTER PAYPER

SLOW THAI

 

BEST DRILL ACT – IN ASSOCIATION WITH TRENCH

CENTRAL CEE

DIGGA D 

HEADIE ONE 

K TRAP 

LOSKI 

M1LLIONZ 

RUSS MILLIONS 

SR 

TION WAYNE 

UNKNOWN T

 

BEST INTERNATIONAL ACT

DOJA CAT

DRAKE

KANYE WEST

LIL NAS X

MEGAN THEE STALLION

POLO G

REMA

SKILLIBENG

WIZKID

YOUNG STONER LIFE (YOUNG THUG & GUNNA)

 

BEST REGGAE ACT

LILA IKE

POPCAAN

SEAN PAUL

SHENSEEA

SKILLIBENG

SPICE

 

BEST JAZZ ACT – IN ASSOCIATION WITH BBC 6MUSIC 

ALFA MIST 

BLUE LAB BEATS 

EMMA-JEAN THACKRAY 

JACOB COLLIER 

NUBIYAN TWIST 

SONS OF KEMET

 

BEST PRODUCER – IN ASSOCIATION WITH COMPLEX UK

GOTCHA 

JAE 5 

JULS 

M1ONTHEBEAT

P2J 

TSB

 

 

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