In celebration of the 19th MOBO Awards, the first MOBO Inspiration Award has been launched . This year's recipient is none other than the award winning british actor Idris Elba. The Inspiration Award is being given to an individual who has achieved formidable success in his/her respective field against all odds and as such shines as an inspirational figurehead. Over the past several years, elba has become one of the most talked about actors starring on several series like The Wire and Luther . He can also be seen in hit films like Thor and Prometheus, and playing Nelson Mandela in the inspirational biopic Long Walk to Freedom .