3 Nigerian acts D’Banj, Wizkid & Seun Kuti have been nominated in the Best African Act category of the 2011 MOBO (Music of Black Origin) Awards. Other acts in the category are  Liquideep, Cheikh Lo,Fatoumata Diawara, Owiny Sigoma Band, Smod, Spoek Mathambo and Viewux Farka Toure.

Newcomer Jessie J leads the pack with 5 nominations, while Adele & UK born Nigerian Tinie Tempah landed 4 nominations each. Go here for the complete list of nominees.

US R & B singer Jason Derulo will be co-hosting tehevent which is scheduled to take place on the 5th October in Glasgow, Scotland.