Tinie Tempah leads N-Dubz, Plan B, Dizzee in 2010 MOBO Awards nominations

Nominations announced ahead of this year's ceremony in Liverpool

Tinie Tempah leads the nominations for the 2010 MOBO Awards, receiving nods in four categories.

Dizzee Rascal, Professor Green, N-Dubz and Plan B are all nominated three times in the awards – the ceremony takes place at Liverpool‘s Echo Arena on October 20.

See Mobo.com for more on this year’s awards.

The full nominations are:

Best Newcomer
Tinie Tempah
Professor Green
Scorcher
Labrinth
Devlin

Best UK Act
Tinie Tempah
Jay Sean
Tinchy Stryder
Taio Cruz
Chipmunk
N-Dubz
Giggs
JLS
Roll Deep
MIA
Dizzee Rascal
Alexandra Burke
Sade
Plan B
Leona Lewis

Best Song
Taio Cruz ft Ke$ha – ‘Dirty Picture’
Tinie Tempah – ‘Pass Out’
N-Dubz ft Mr Hudson – ‘Playing With Fire’
Mark Ronson & The Business INTL ft Q-Tip & MNDR – ‘Bang, Bang, Bang’
Professor Green ft Ed Drewett – ‘I Need You Tonight’

Best UK R&B/Soul
Sade
Natalie Williams
Corinne Bailey Rae
McLean
Plan B

Best UK Hip Hop/Grime
Giggs
Professor Green
Skepta
Akala
Wiley

Best International Act
Drake
Alicia Keys
Jay-Z
Rihanna
Eminem
Janelle Monae
Black Eyed Peas
Nicki Minaj
Ne-Yo
Usher
Beyonce
Jason Derulo
Lil Wayne
Travie McCoy
Trey Songz

Best Reggae
Damian Marley
Mavado
GYPTIAN
Vybz Kartel
GAPPY RANKS

Best Album
Plan B – ‘The Defamation If Strickland Banks’
JLS – ‘JLS’
N-Dubz – ‘Against All Odds’
Chipmunk – ‘I Am Chipmunk’
Dizzee Rascal – ‘Tongue N’ Cheek’

Best Video
Mark Ronson & The Business INTL ft Q-Tip & MNDR – ‘Bang, Bang, Bang’
Tinie Tempah ft Labrinth – ‘Frisky’
Tinchy Stryder – ‘You’re Not Alone’
Alesha Dixon – ‘Drummer Boy’
Dizzee Rascal – ‘Dirtee Disco’

Best African Act
K’Naan (Somalia)
P-Square (Nigeria)
Hip Hop Pantsula (South Africa)
JJC (Nigeria)
Banky W. (Nigeria)
Concha Buika (Equatorial Guinea)
Mulatu Astatke (Ethiopia)
Wanlov The Kubolor (Ghana)
Angélique Kidjo (Benin)
M3NSA (Ghana)
Yuri Da Cunha (Angola)
Tinny (Ghana)
Waldemar Bastos (Zimbabwe)
Staff Benda Bilili (Congo-Kinshasa)
BLK JKS (South Africa)

Best Gospel Act
Faith Child
Guvna B
Rachel Kerr
Jake Isaac
Beverley Trotman

Best Jazz Act
Robert Glasper
Brad Mehldau
Empirical
Phronesis
John McLaughlin
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