Beyonce and Solange Knowles to battle at Urban Music Awards

Beyonce and Solange Knowles will battle it out at the 2016 Urban Music Awards on November 26

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Beyonce and Solange Knowles

Beyonce and Solange Knowles

Beyonce and Solange Knowles will go head-to-head at the 14th annual Urban Music Awards.

Both sisters have scored a number one album in the same year, with the R&B superstar's LP 'Lemonade' and Solange's 'Seats on the Table' topping the charts.

The pair will battle it out to be crowned Best International Act along with Chance the Rapper, French Montanna, Drake, Party next Door, Tory Lanez, DJ Khaled and Kanye West.

Meanwhile, Solange's album is also up for Best Album along with Laura Mvula's 'The Dreaming Room', Giggs' 'Landlord', Kano's 'Made in the Manor', Michael Kiwanuka's 'Love & Hate', Skepta's 'Knonnichiwa' and Craig David's 'Following My Intuition'.

'One More Time' hitmaker Craig has landed himself an additional four nods for Best Single (for 'When the Bassline Drops' ft. Big Narstie),Best Male Act, Best Pop Act and Best R&B Act.

Meanwhile, Mark Morrison, Soul 2 Soul, Goldie, Ms. Dynamite, Brand New Heavies, Sister Sledge and

Oma are up for the UMA Living Legend Award.

President/Founder of the Urban Music Awards and UMA Academy worldwide, Jordan Kensington commented: "The talent especially here in the UK has been incredible this year. When you look at the trend worldwide, urban music has well and truly become the new popular music with hundreds of artists becoming households names domestically and across other territories and this trend is only set to become much more prominent in the future. We are very proud with the work the UMA Academy has done and continues to do to open the doors globally for talented artists, producers and songwriters worldwide."

The UMAS will be broadcast live on the digital platform VooVix on November 26 at 6.30pm (GMT).

Full list of UMA 2016 nominees:

Best Album

Laura Mvula 'The Dreaming Room'

Giggs 'Landlord'

Kano 'Made in the Manor'

Michael Kiwanuka 'Love & Hate'

Skepta 'Konnichiwa'

Solange Knowles 'Seat on the Table'

Craig David 'Follow my Intuition'

Best Pop Act sponsored by VooVix

Zara Larsson

MO

Craig David

Digital Farm Animals

Anne Marie

Sigala

Best International Act sponsored by VooVix

French Montana

Solange Knowles

Chance the Rapper

Drake

Party next Door

Beyonce

Tory Lanez

DJ Khaled

Kanye West

Best Producer

Chain Smokers

Clean Bandit

Diplo

Cheat Codes

Beat Butcha

Naughty Boy

Wilkinson

Jonas Blue

Best DJ

DJ Bluey

DJ Fresh

Calvin Harris

Mista Jam

Tim Westwood

Manny Norte

Abrantee

Kenny Allstar

Melody Kane

Shy FX

Best Radio Show

Maya Jama (Rinse fm)

Vick Hope (Capital Xtra)

Emerald (Rinse fm)

Rickie, Melvin & Charlie (Kiss fm)

Neeve (Kiss fm)

Yinka (1Xtra)

Charlie Sloth (BBC 1Xtra)

Rude Kid (Kiss fm)

Ras Kwame (Capital Xtra)

Not for the Radio

A Dot (BBC 1Xtra)

Best Grime Act

Skepta

Big Narstie

Stormzy

Kano

Ghetts

Yungen

Best Gospel Act

Chris Tomlin

Skillet

The Cokers - I Am Persuaded

Ekklesia - Where you Are

Bobby Bovell featuring Dennis Bovell - Love Love (Kriswontwo Remix)

Lecrae - All I Need Is You

Guvna B ft Beleaf - Buss It

Wildwood Kin - Warrior Daughter

Annastasia Baker - Fly Again

Muyiwa & Riversongz - Eko iLe

ZAA - Saved By Grace

Twelve24 - #Vivalawldkdz

Hannah - Overwhelming Praise

Purist - None Like You

Evans Ogobi - Shout Hallelujah

Margaret Nana Tandoh - I Turn To You

Aaron T Aaron ft Mike Abdul - I Will Sing Of Your Praise

Best Single

Jorja Smith 'Blue Lights'

Abra Cadabra feat. Krept & Konan 'Robbery' (Remix)

Popalik ft. Stefflon Don (prod. Spanker) 'Cho'

Chase & Status feat. Frisco 'Funny'

Ghetts 'You Dun Know Already'

M.O 'Who Do You Think Of'

Drake ft Kyla 'One Chance'

Abra Cadabra feat. Krept & Konan 'Robbery' (Remix)

Giggs 'Whipping Excursion'

Craig David feat. Big Narstie 'When the Bassline Drops'

Kano feat. Giggs & Wiley '3 Wheel-Ups'

Anne-Marie 'Alarm'

Martin Garrix ft. Bebe Rexha 'In the Name of Love'

Best Male Act

Stormzy

Craig David

Wstrn

Chip

Krept & Konan

Tinie Tempah

Section Boyz

JP Cooper

Fuse ODG

J. Hus

MNEK

Best Newcomer

IV Rox

MO

Jorja Smith

Stef London

Anne Marie

Izzie Gibbs

Denai Moore

Skinz

J.Hus

Fliptrix

Yungen

JP Cooper

Raleigh Ritchie

Best HipHop Act

Akala

Wretch 32

Section Boyz

George the Poet

Little Simz

Jay Prince

Giggs

Best Reggae Act

Popcaan

Stylo G

Alkaline

Spice

Sean Paul

Protoje

Kranium

Best Jazz Act

Empirical

Esperanza Spalding

Moses Boyd

Bill Laurance

Kit Downes

Michael Janisch

Jacob Collier

Cory Henry

Best African Act sponsored by Mokingo

Tiwa Savage

Wizkid

Yemi Alade

Olamide

Mista Silva

Fuse ODG

Eugy

Franko

Kwamz & Flava

Best Pop Act sponsored by VooVix

Zara Larsson

MO

Craig David

Digital Farm Animals

Anne Marie

Sigala

Best R&B Act sponsored by VooVix

JP Cooper

Craig David

MO

Angel

Wstrn

Nao

Izzy Bizu

Mabel

Zak Abel

Best Female Act

MO

Izzy Bizu

Lady Leshurr

Stef London

Katy B

Laura Mvula

M.I.A

Denai Moore

Anne-Marie

Best Group

MO

Wstrn

Clean Bandit

IV Rox

Rudimental

Section Boyz

Best Record Label sponsored by VooVix.com

Island Records

Big Dada

Sony Music

Relentless Records

Virgin/EMIWarner Music

All Around the World

Best TV Channel sponsored by VooVix.com

Link up TV

Grime Daily

Channel AKA

MTV Base

SBTV

Flava TV

Best Radio Station

BBC 1Xtra

Colourful Radio

Rinse fm

Radar Radio

Capital Xtra

Bang Radio

DejaVu

Best PR Company

Urban Dubz

Power PR

Ditto Music

Effusive PR

Stoked PR

Showcase PR

Chilli PR

Wired PR

Concrete PR

UMA Living Legend Award

Mark Morrison

Soul 2 Soul

Goldie

Ms. Dynamite

Brand New Heavies

Sister Sledge

Omar

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