Amy Winehouse, Dizzee Rascal Lead the MOBO Nominations

Amy Winehouse, Dizzee Rascal Lead the MOBO Nominations
Nominations for the UK's 12th annual MOBO (Music of Black Origin) Awards have been announced, with Amy Winehouse and Dizzee Rascal leading the way with four nominations each.

The televised event will run on BBC1 on September 21.

And the nominations are...

Best UK Female
Amy Winehouse
Beverley Knight
Corinne Bailey Rae
Jamelia
Joss Stone

Best UK Male
Dizzee Rascal
Kano
Lethal Bizzle
Sway
Wiley

Best International Act
Akon
P Diddy
Kanye West
Rihanna
T.I.

Best Song
Amerie - 'Take Control'
Amy Winehouse - 'Rehab'
Dizzee Rascal - 'Sirens'
Neyo - 'Because of You'
Robin Thicke - 'Lost Without You'

Best UK Newcomer Mutya Buena
N Dubz
Sadie Ama
Tinchy Stryder
UnkleJam

Best Video
Amy Winehouse - 'Back to Black'
Dizzee Rascal - 'Sirens'
Kanye West - 'Stronger'
Pussycat Dolls - 'Wait a Minute'
Rihanna - 'Umbrella'

Best Hip-Hop
50 Cent
Common
Dizzee Rascal
Kano
Kanye West

Best R&B
Akon
Amy Winehouse
Lemar
Nathan
Ne-Yo

Best Reggae
Collie Buddz
Sean Kingston
Shaggy
Stephen Marley
Tony Matterhorn

Best Gospel
4 Kornerz
BlushUK
G-Force
Jahaziel
Priscilla Jones

Best DJ
George Kay
Jigs
Rampage
Ras Kwame
Ronnie Herel
Semtex
Shortee Blitz
Steve Sutherland
Tim Westwood
Trevor Nelson

Best Jazz
Abram Wilson
Byron Wallen
Dee Dee Bridgewater
Soweto Kinch
Wynton Marsalis