Jahaziel wins BEST GOSPEL at the MOBO Awards
Jahaziel won the MOBO Award for Best Gospel Act in London Wednesday night.
Celebrity Songwriters Carrie and David Grant presented the Holy Hip Hop recording artist with MOBO award at the star-studded ceremony. Also nominated for the award were Ekklesia, Tye Tribbett and Kirk Franklin.
MOBO stands for Music of Black Origin and the awards are the European equivalent to the BET Awards. www.mobo.com.
“I just want to thank the Lord Jesus Christ, The soon coming King… My label Preacher Boy Music… and all the people using their talents and gifts to glorify God God Bless you and I thank you. ”
Jahaziels debut album Ready to Live has been widely received and has been billed as one of the best albums in 2007, by Gospel link Magazine.
Jahaziel has finished filming his first music video set for release in November 2008.
Jahaziel is also working on his new album due for release next year, and he has recently featured on projects with Charity Christian Aid www.christianaid.org.uk/ and the Government Anti Gun and Knives campaign – It Doesnt Have to Happen www.bebo.com/itdoesnthavetohappen.
Click here to view pictures of Jahaziel at the MOBO Awards.
Full MOBO Awards 2008 Winners:
Best U.K. Female: Estelle
Best U.K. Male: Dizzee Rascal
Best U.K. Newcomer: Chipmunk
Best International Act: Chris Brown
Best Reggae: Mavado
Best Jazz: YolanDa Brown
Best Gospel: Jahaziel
Best African Act: 9ice
Best Song: “American Boy” – Estelle
Best R&B / Soul: Chris Brown
Best Hip Hop: Lil’ Wayne
Best Video: “Bleeding Love” – Leona Lewis
Best Album: “Spirit” – Leona Lewis
Best Radio DJ: Trevor Nelson
Best Club DJ: Tim Westwood
Lifetime Achievement: Motown
BeMOBO Special Award: Ricky McCalla