Dizzee Rascal, Jay-Z and Estelle lead MOBO nominations

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Wiley, Adele and Duffy also up for awards

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 GirlsMel 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