JLS, Alexandra Burke and Leona up for Mobo Awards

Full list of Mobo Awards nominations announced with JLS, Leona, Alexandra Burke and Plan B all up for the prestigious statuettes

Nominees were announced last night at London's Mayfair Hotel and the ceremony was attendeed by stars including Alexandra Burke and Tinie Tempah . The awards ceremony will take place at Liverpool's Echo Arena on October 20

JLS , Leona Lewis and Plan B have all received a Best UK Act nomination with JLS and Plan B also receiving a Best Album nomination for JLS and The Defamation of Strickland Banks respectively.
Plan B
also received a third nomination for Best UK R&B Act .

Alesha Key was the recipient of a Best Video nomination for new single Drummer Boy and Rihanna , Beyonce' and Alicia Keys will be fighting it for the Best International Act award.

 

Mobo Awards nominees list:

Best Best Newcomer - Tinie Tempah, Professor Green, Scorcher, Labrinth, Devlin.

Best UK Act - Tinie Tempah, Jay Sean, Tinchy Stryder, Taio Cruz, Chipmunk, N-Dubz, Giggs, JLS , Roll Deep, M.I.A, Dizzee Rascal, Alexandra Burke , Sade, Plan B , Leona Lewis .

Best Song - Taio Cruz ft Ke$ha - Dirty Picture, Tinie Tempah - Pass Out, N-Dubz ft Mr Hudson - Playing With Fire, Mark Ronson & The Business Intl ft Q-Tip & Mndr - Bang, Bang, Bang, Professor Green ft Ed Drewett - I Need You Tonight.

Best UK R&B/Soul - Sade, Natalie Williams, Corinne Bailey Rae, McLean, Plan B .

Best UK hip-hop/grime - Giggs, Professor Green, Skepta, Akala, Wiley.

Best International Act - Drake, Alicia Keys , Jay-Z, Rihanna, Eminem, Janelle Monae, Black Eyed Peas, Nicki Minaj, Ne-Yo, Usher, Beyonce', Jason Derulo, Lil Wayne, Travie McCoy, Trey Songz.

Best Reggae - Damian Marley, Mavado, Gyptian, Vybz Kartel, Gappy Ranks.

Best Album - Plan B - The Defamation of Strickland Banks, JLS - JLS, N-Dubz - Against All Odds, Chipmunk - I Am Chipmunk, Dizzee Rascal - Tongue N' Cheek.

Best Video - Mark Ronson & The Business Intl ft Q-Tip & Mndr - Bang, Bang, Bang, Tinie Tempah ft Labrinth - Frisky, Tinchy Stryder - You're Not Alone, Alesha Dixon - Drummer Boy , Dizzee Rascal - Dirtee Disco.

Best African Act - K'Naan (Somalia), P-Square (Nigeria), Hip Hop Pantsula (South Africa), JJC (Nigeria), Banky W (Nigeria), Concha Buika (Equatorial Guinea), Mulatu Astatke (Ethiopia), Wanlov the Kubolor (Ghana), Angelique Kidjo (Benin), M3nsa (Ghana), Yuri Da Cunha (Angola), Tinny (Ghana) Waldemar Bastos (Zimbabwe), Staff Benda Bilili (Congo-Kinshasa), Blk Jks (South Africa).

Best Gospel Act - Faith Child, Guvna B, Rachel Kerr, Jake Isaac, Beverley Trotman.

Best Jazz Act - Robert Glasper - Double Booked, Brad Mehldau - Highway Rider, Empirical - Out 'n' In, Phronesis - Alive, John McLaughlin - To the One.

 

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