September 11, 2008 9:40

Dizzee Rascal, Jay-Z and Estelle lead MOBO nominations Dizzee Rascal Tickets

Wiley, Adele and Duffy also up for awards

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The nominations for the 13th annual MOBO awards have been announced.

'American Boy' singer Estelle is up for five awards, including Best UK Female and Best Song, whilst Dizzee Rascal is in line for Best Song for his Number One 'Dance Wiv Me'.

The Music Of Black Origin ceremony, set for London's Wembley Arena on October 15, will be presented by The Spice Girls' Mel B and Run-DMC's Rev Run.

Adele, Duffy and Leona Lewis are part of a strong British contingent in line for awards.

A host of international stars are also nominated, including Kanye West, Jay-Z, Rihanna and Usher.

The full nominations are as follows:

Best Song
Estelle - 'American Boy'
Dizzee Rascal - 'Dance Wiv Me'
Lil Wayne - 'Lollipop'
Flo Rida - 'Low'
Wiley - 'Wearing My Rolex'

Best UK Female
Adele
Duffy
Estelle
Leona Lewis
MIA

Best UK Male
Dizzee Rascal
Jay Sean
Sway
Taio Cruz
Wiley

Best UK Newcomer
Bryn Christopher
Chipmunk
DJ Ironik
Skepta
T2

Best Hip Hop
Dizzee Rascal
Jay-Z
Lil Wayne
Lupe Fiasco
Wiley

Best Video in association with MTV Base
Bashy - 'Kidulthood to Adulthood'
Estelle - 'American Boy'
Leona Lewis - 'Bleeding Love'
Tinchy Stryder - 'Stryderman'
Will.i.am - 'Heartbreaker'

Best Album
Alicia Keys - 'As I Am'
Estelle - 'Shine'
Leona Lewis - 'Spirit'
Lil Wayne - 'Tha Carter III'
Usher - 'Here I Stand'

Best Radio DJ
DJ 279
Ace And Invisible
Masterstepz
Rampage
Robbo Ranx
Semtex
Shortee Blitz
Steve Sutherland
Tim Westwood
Trevor Nelson

Best Club DJ
DJ EZ
Hotsteppa
Masterstepz
Rampage
Sarah Love
Scottie B
Semtex
Shortee Blitz
Steve Sutherland
Tim Westwood

Best International Act
Akon
Alicia Keys
Chris Brown
Jay-Z
Mariah Carey
Mary J Blige
Ne-Yo
Rihanna
Usher

Best RnB / Soul
Usher
Chris Brown
Estelle
Jay Sean
Ne-Yo

Best Reggae
Beenie Man
Busy Signal
Etana
Mavado
Tarrus Riley

Best Jazz
Courtney Pine
Guy Barker
Lizz Wright
Tony Kofi
Yolanda Brown

Best Gospel
Ekklesia
GreenJade
Jahaziel
Tye Tribbett

Best African Act
9ice
Asa
D-Banj Mo Hits Allstars
Kirk Franklin
Faze
Hip Hop Pantsula
Jozi
Jua Cali
Magic System
P-Square
Wahu

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