MOBO Awards 2012 – Nominees Shortlist Uncovered!

This years MOBO Awards will be held at Liverpool’s Echo Arena, and in case you don’t know who’s been nominated here’s the list of nominees below. If you haven’t managed to vote visit http://www.mobo.com/voting and get voting! There are some interesteing nominees on the bill including Plan B and Tulisa, amongst them in addition to Emeli Sandé. Other nominees include Labrinth, Wretch 32, Ed Sheeran and Rita Ora. We think it’s good to see a diverse range of nominees all put together celebrating what is Music of Black Origin!

The Award ceremony will be held on Saturday 3rd November and tickets are available now with prices ranging from £29-£100+ this is an event not to be missed. Check out the list below and vote for your favourite act at http://www.mobo.com/voting

Best Newcomer in association with HTC
Delilah
StooShe
Angel
Rudimental
Lianne La Havas
AlunaGeorge
Conor Maynard
Jessie Ware
Misha B
Rita Ora

Best UK Male
Labrinth
Ed Sheeran
Plan B
Professor Green
Wiley
Rizzle Kicks

Best UK Female in association with Tresor Paris
Emeli Sandé
Rita Ora
Jessie J
Jessie Ware
Rebecca Ferguson
Tulisa

Best Video
Emeli Sandé – My Kind Of Love
JLS – Do You Feel What I Feel
Plan B – Ill Manors
Rizzle Kicks – Mama Do The Hump
Rita Ora ft. Tinie Tempah – R.I.P.

Best Hip-Hop/Grime
Devlin
Plan B
Professor Green
Wiley
Wretch 32

Best Album
Ed Sheeran – +
Emeli Sandé – Our Version of Events
Labrinth – Electronic Earth
Plan B – Ill Manors
Rita Ora – Ora

Best R&B/Soul Act 
Angel
Emeli Sandé
Labrinth
Maverick Sabre
Rebecca Ferguson

Best Song in Association with PRSforMusic
Ed Sheeran – Lego House
Emeli Sandé – Next To Me
Plan B – Ill Manors
Labrinth feat. Tinie Tempah – Earthquake
Michael Kiwanuka – I’ll Get Along

Best International Act 
Azealia Banks
Beyoncé
Drake
Jay Z and Kanye West
Frank Ocean
Nas
Nicki Minaj
Ne-Yo
Rick Ross
Rihanna

Best African Act 
Fatoumata Diawara
P Square
The Very Best
Spoek Mathambo
D’Banj
Fally Ipupa
Sarkodi Duncwills
Cabo Snoop
Camp Mulla
Amadou and Mariam

Best Reggae Act
Popcaan
Sean Paul
Konshens
Damian Marley
Mr. Vegas

Best Jazz Act
Ayanna Witter-Johnson
Femi Temowo
Zara Mcfarlane
Roller Trio
Zoe Rahman

Best Gospel Act
V9 Collective
Rachel Kerr
Ni-Cola
Ram1
El Mafrex

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