Dizzee Rascal, N-Dubz and Tinchy Stryder lead 2009 MOBO nominations

This year's awards are set to take place in Scotland for first time

The nominations for this year’s MOBO Awards have been announced this evening (August 26).

Tinchy Stryder, Dizzee Rascal, N-Dubz and Chipmunk lead the way with the most nominations this year.

The ceremony itself takes place on September 30 and for the first time will be held in Glasgow, having previously taken place in the capital.

The full nominations are:

Best UK Act
Alesha Dixon
Bashy
Beverley Knight
Chipmunk
Dizzee Rascal
DJ Ironik
Donae’o
Mr. Hudson
N-Dubz
Tinchy Stryder

Best UK Newcomer
Alexandra Burke
Jade Ewen
JLS
Laura Izibor
Master Shortie

Best R&B / Soul Act
Beverley Knight
Ciara
Jeremih
Keri Hilson
Lemar

Best Hip Hop Act
Chipmunk
Dizzee Rascal
Drake
Eminem
Kanye West

Best Video
‘Bonkers’ – Dizzee Rascal
‘Boy Does Nothing’ – Alesha Dixon
‘Diamond Rings’ – Chipmunk ft. Emeli Sande
‘Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)’ – Beyonce
‘Supernova’ – Mr. Hudson ft Kanye West

Best International Act
Akon
Beyonce
Ciara
Drake
Eminem
Jay Z
Kanye West
Keri Hilson
Lady Gaga
Mariah Carey

Best Song
‘Beat Again’ – JLS
‘Diamond Rings’ – Chipmunk ft. Emeli Sande
‘Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes’ – K.I.G. Family
‘Number One’ – Tinchy Stryder and N-Dubz
‘Strong Again’ – N-Dubz

Best Album
‘808s And Heartbreak’ – Kanye West
‘Catch 22’ – Tinchy Stryder
‘Catch Me If You Can’ – Bashy
‘I Am… Sasha Fierce’ – Beyonce
‘Uncle B’ – N-Dubz

Best Reggae
Movado
Sean Paul
Serani
Tarrus Riley
Vybz Kartel

Best Jazz Act
Diana Krall
Herbie Hancock
Madeleine Peyroux
Melody Gardot
Yolanda Brown

Best African Act
Amadou and Mariam
Baaba Maal
Eidee
Femi Kuti
K’Naan
Lira
Mujava
Nneka
Oumou Sangare
Salif Kelta

Best Gospel Act
Desire to Worship God
Kiki Sheard
Mary Mary
New Direction
Crew

The public can vote for this year’s nominees at Mobo.com.