Mavin Records signees, Rema and Ayra Starr, have been nominated for the 2021 MOBO awards.

They were both nominated with other African acts for ‘The Best African Music Act Awards.’

Don Jazzy, founder of Mavin Records announced their nominations via Instagram on Thursday, November 11, 2021

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He wrote, “Ayra Starr and Rema have been nominated for the 2021 MOBO Awards! Crazy. It’s been under a year since we activated Ayra and less than three years for Rema. This is phenomenal.”


“A big shout out to them for their talent and hard work, and to the whole Mavin Team for being such a brilliant family.”

He also thanked the organizers and congratulated other nominees.

“To the MOBO Awards, it’s been 24 years of celebrating black music excellence. Thank you for always supporting and amplifying black voices across the world.”

“Congratulations to all the other nominees as well and good luck at the awards. Looking forward to the future we’re all building together. #Mavin #afrobeats #Africa .”

Other African acts nominated were Davido, Wizkid, Tiwa Savage, Burna Boy, King Promise, Tems, CKay and NSG.