The Music of Black Origin (MOBO) Awards, established in 1996 by Kanya King MBE and Andy Ruffell, are held annually in the United Kingdom to recognize artists of any ethnicity or nationality performing black music.
The 2012 MOBO Awards were announced on September 16. The awards were held in the Echo Arena, Liverpool, UK on Saturday November 3, 2012.
Nicki Minaj won her only nomination at the awards.
Best International Act
- Azealia Banks
- Jay-Z and Kanye West
- Frank Ocean
- Nicki Minaj (won)
- Rick Ross