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2006 MOBO Awards - Winners

Winners of the 2006 MOBO Awards

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The Music of Black Origin (MOBO) Awards are held annually in the U.K. to recognize artists of any race, ethnicity, or nationality performing music of black origin. This year's event was held at London's Royal Albert Hall on September 20th, 2006. See the complete list of winners (in bold type) below:

Best Group

  • Black Eyed Peas
  • Gnarls Barkley
  • OutKast
  • The Streets
  • Pussycat Dolls

Best UK Female

  • Aleesha Dixon
  • Beverley Knight
  • Corinne Bailey Rae
  • Jamelia
  • Keisha White

Best International Female:

  • Alicia Keys
  • Beyoncé
  • Janet Jackson
  • Mary J Blige
  • Nelly Furtado

Best UK Male

  • Kano
  • Lemar
  • Nate James
  • Plan B
  • Sway

Best International Male

  • Chris Brown
  • Jay-Z
  • Kanye West
  • Ne Yo
  • Pharrell Williams

Best UK Newcomer

  • Corinne Bailey Rae
  • Fundamental 03
  • Lady Sovereign
  • Plan B
  • Sound Bwoy

Best Song

  • Beyoncé feat. Jay-Z - "Déjà vu"
  • Corinne Bailey Rae - "Put Your Records On"
  • Gnarls Barkley - "Crazy"
  • Mary J Blige - "Be Without You"
  • Ne Yo - "So Sick"

Best Video

  • Beyoncé feat. Jay-Z - "Déjà vu"
  • Busta Rhymes - "Touch It (Remix)"
  • Chris Brown - "Run It"
  • Kano - "Brown Eyes"
  • Roll Deep - "Shake A Leg"

Best Hip-Hop

  • Akala
  • Busta Rhymes
  • Kano
  • Kanye West
  • Sway

Best R & B

  • Beyoncé
  • Jamie Foxx
  • Mary J Blige
  • Ne Yo
  • Rihanna

Best Reggae

  • Anthony Hamilton
  • Burning Spear
  • Damian Marley
  • Sean Paul
  • Shaggy

Best African Act

  • Batman Samini
  • Lebo Mathosa
  • P Square
  • Jose Chameleone
  • Tony Tetuila

Best Gospel

  • Alan Charles
  • Kirk Franklin
  • Mary Mary
  • Noel Robinson
  • Nu Life

Best DJ

  • Semtex
  • Shortee Blitz
  • Steve Sutherland
  • Tim Westwood
  • Trevor Nelson
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