After securing four nominations in as many years, deejay Popcaan finally won the MOBO Award for Best Reggae Act.

artiste won the MOBO Award for Best Act on November 4 at the Leeds’ First Direct Arena in London.

Popcaan, who was not present, won over , London-based dancehall artiste Stylo G, singjay and Omi, whose Cheerleader topped the British national chart in 2015.

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This was Popcaan’s fourth nomination.

Popcaan is making waves locally with songs including “Way Up” and “Weed is My Best Friend”.

Popcaan recently collaborated with producer Jamie XX on the track, I Know There’s Gonna Be Good Times, which features rapper Young Thug.

Popcaan And Damian Marley 2015

In 2010, he had an underground hit there with Clarks, done with his mentor, and Gaza Slim.

He has a strong following among dancehall fans in the United Kingdom, thanks to several well-received songs.

Popcaan impacted the UK music scene this year with hits including “Where We come From” and “Bad Inna Real Life”.

His 2014 collaborative single ‘Kisses for Breakfast’ with British singer Melissa Steel reached number 10 on the British pop chart.

The MOBO Awards (Music of Black Origin) “recognises artistes of any ethnicity or nationality performing black music”.

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