Wiley leads MOBO nominations
Wiley leads the MOBO nominations with four nods, while his fellow rapper Wretch 32, Rudimental, Disclosure and Naughty Boy all received three nominations each
Wiley leads the list of nominees at the 2013 MOBO (Music of Black Origin) Awards.
The 'Boom Blast' hitmaker picked up four nominations including Best Male Act, Best UK Hip Hop/Grime, Best Album and his track 'Reloaded' featuring Chip has also been named in the Best Song category.
The 34-year-old artist's fellow rapper Wretch 32 received three nods, while electronic acts Rudimental, Disclosure and Naughty Boy also received three nominations each.
'Price Tag' hitmaker Jessie J is up for Best Female Act and faces stiff competition from Jessie Ware, Laura Myula, Lianna La Havas and Rita Ora.
Justin Timberlake, Ciara, Iggy Azalea, J.Cole, Jason Derulo, Jay Z, Kanye West, Kendrick Lamar, Miguel and 'Blurred Lines' singer Robin Thicke will battle it out for Best International Act.
Former 'X Factor' star Jahmene Douglas, who scored a Best Newcomer nomination alongside Jacob Banks, Sam Smith and Shakka, performed at the nominations bash in London's Connaught Rooms on Tuesday night (03.09.13), which was hosted by BBC Radio 1Xtra DJ Sarah-Jane Crawford.
The 18th annual awards ceremony will take place at the SSE Hydro in Glasgow on October 19 and will feature performances from acts including Tinie Tempah, Rudimental and Iggy Azealea.
Full List of 2013 MOBO Nominees:
Best Newcomer in association with HTC:
Krept and Konan
Best Male Act:
Best Female Act In association with Tresor Paris :
Lianna La Havas
Best Video in association with SBTV:
Aluna George - 'Attracting Flies'
Dizzee Rascal - 'Bassline Junkie'
Fuse ODG ft Wyclef - 'Antenna'
Laura Mvula - 'Green Garden'
Naughty Boy feat. Sam Smith - 'La La La'
Rizzle Kicks - 'Lost Generation'
Best UK Hip Hop/Grime:
Angel - 'About Time'
Disclosure - 'Settle'
Laura Mvula - 'Sing To the Moon'
Rudimental - 'Home'
Wiley - 'Ascent'
Best R&B/Soul Act:
Lianne La Havas
Best Song in Association with PRSforMusic:
Disclosure feat. Aluna George - 'White Noise'
Naughty Boy - 'La La La'
Rudimental - 'Waiting All Night'
Wiley feat. Chip - 'Reloaded'
Wretch 32 ft Shakka - 'Black Out'
Best International Act:
Best African Act:
Best Reggae Act
Best Jazz Act:
Sons Of Kemet
Best Gospel Act: