MOBO Awards 2013 Voting - Best Newcomer in association with HTC


Daley began as an independent artist in the industry, building a reputation for himself by showcasing his melodic vocal style, flair for songwriting and vocal arrangement with a number of small gigs in and around the United Kingdom.

Elli Ingram

Elli Ingram has quickly became the name on everybody's lips after her recent cover of Kendrick Lamar's 'Poetic Justice' (which we premiered) went viral, taking the internet by storm and racking up over 300,000 views in just a few months.

Etta Bond

Etta Bond is a soul singer from London. Etta has appeared on tracks for Wretch 32, Labrinth, Plan B, Devlin and Josh Osho.

Fuse ODG

Nana Richard Abiona (born London, 1988), known by his stage name Fuse ODG, is a British musician of Ghanaian descent.

Jacob Banks

Jacob Banks is a 21 year old singer-songwriter from Birmingham. Jacob Banks won the 2012 MOBO UnSung regional competition in Birmingham. His music is influenced by a range of genres including soul, R&B and hip-hop.

Jahméne Douglas

Jahméne Aaron Douglas (born 26 February 1991) is a British singer, who was the runner-up to James Arthur on the ninth series of The X Factor.In December 2012, he signed a record deal with Sony and released his first album Love Never Fails on 22 July 2013.

Krept and Konan

The duo Krept and Konan otherwise known as "Play Dirty" are two very talented artists from South London, MOBO UnSung region.

Sam Smith

Sam Smith is a British singer/songwriter. Already known for his guest slots on two of 2012′s biggest tracks, Disclosure’s “Latch,” and Naughty Boy’s #1 smash single “La La La,” which is currently the fastest selling UK single of the year. At just 21-years-old, there’s no doubt Sam is set for big things in 2013.


Shakka is a multi-dimensional producer and vocalist. Shakka’s captivating series of YouTube videos called Shakkapellas, where he cleverly rearranges huge chart hits by beatboxing and layering vocals brought him to the limelight.

Stylo G

Jason McDermott (born 1985 in Spanish Town, Jamaica), known by his stage name Stylo G, is a British Reggae artist, known for his two hit singles, "Call Mi A Yardie" and "Soundbwoy". "Soundbwoy" has peaked to number 18 on the UK Singles Chart.