Spice, Proteje, Alkaline, Popcaan and Kranium up for MOBO

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spice-sumfest.jpgFemale Dancehall artiste Spice has been nominated along with her male counterparts Alkaline, Popcaan, Kranium, and Protoje.in Best Reggae Act category of the United Kingdom's (UK) MOBO Awards.

To date, three female reggae artistes have been nominated in the category since the award's inception in 1996. British reggae singer Sylvia Tella and Jamaica's Etana were nominated in 1997 and 2008, respectively.


This is the fifth nomination for Popcaan, who is last year's winner. He has been making inroads on the UK dancehall scene with hits including Ova Dweet, We Still a Win and Weed is My Best Friend.

Both Protoje and Alkaline have earned their second nomination. Alkaline, whose Champion Boy and Block and Delete have been major hits on the UK dancehall scene this year, was first nominated in 2014.