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Maya Jama becomes the youngest person to host the MOBOs


2017 HAS been quite the year for Maya Jama. From landing a presenting role on ITV game show Cannonball to landing her own collection with fashion brand House Of CB and now the 23-year-old will co-host this year's MOBO Awards.

She will be splitting presenting duties with Marvin Humes at the ceremony at Leeds' First Direct Arena on November 29.

Speaking on the exciting news, Maya said: "I could not be more thrilled to announce that I will be hosting this year's MOBO Awards in Leeds. It's an honour to be included as they celebrate their 22nd year - it's going to be massive. The night can't come soon enough!"

And Marvin added: "The MOBOs have been a huge part of my life, I've been lucky enough to attend, perform and win over the years so now to be back as a host alongside Maya Jama is a huge honour! I can't wait for next week, it's gonna be a big night in Leeds!"

Organisers of the bash have also promised some "spectacular special guest performances", from the likes of Cardi B, Krept and Konan, Stefflon Don plus more.

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