The nominations for the 2012 MOBO Awards, which is to be held in Liverpool this November, have been revealed last night (September 17th).

Some new and regular faces are amongst the nominees, including Stooshe, Rita Ora, Jessie J, Ed Sheeran, Emile Sande, Frank Ocean and a whole host of influential artists that have graced the music industry this year.

Last year, Jessie J, Adele and Rihanna, were among the big winners, but who will be sweeping up the trophies this year?

Check below to see who’s in for a shot at winning in each category, how do you think the ladies will do this year? 

Best Female

  1. Emeli Sande
  2. Jessie J
  3. Jessie Ware
  4. Rebecca Ferguson
  5. Rita Ora
  6. Tulisa

Best Male

  1. Ed Sheeran
  2. Labrinth
  3. Plan B
  4. Professor Green
  5. Rizzle Kicks
  6. Wiley

Best Newcomer

  1. Alunageorge
  2. Angel
  3. Conor Maynard
  4. Delilah
  5. Jessie Ware
  6. Lianne La Havas
  7. Misha B
  8. Rita Ora
  9. Rudimental
  10. Stooshe

Best R&B/Soul act

  1. Angel
  2. Emeli Sande
  3. Labrinth
  4. Maverick Sabre
  5. Rebecca Ferguson

Best Hip-Hop/Grime Act

  1. Devlin
  2. Plan B
  3. Professor Green
  4. Wiley
  5. Wretch 32

Best Video

  1. Emeli Sande – My Kind Of Love
  2. JLS – Do You Feel What I Feel
  3. Plan B – Ill Manors
  4. Rita Ora Ft Tinie Tempah – RIP
  5. Rizzle Kicks – Mama Do The Hump

Best Song

  1. Ed Sheeran – Lego House
  2. Emeli Sande – Next To Me
  3. Labrinth Ft Tinie Tempah – Earthquake
  4. Michael Kiwanuka – I’ll Get Along
  5. Plan B – Ill Manors

Best Album

  1. Ed Sheeran – +
  2. Emeli Sande – Our Version Of Events
  3. Labrinth – Electronic Earth
  4. Plan B – Ill Manors
  5. Rita Ora – Ora

Best International Cct

  1. Azealia Banks
  2. Beyonce
  3. Drake
  4. Frank Ocean
  5. Jay-Z & Kanye West
  6. Nas
  7. Ne-yo Motown
  8. Nicki Minaj
  9. Rick Ross
  10. Rihanna

Best Reggae Act

  1. Damian Marley
  2. Konshens
  3. Mr Vegas
  4. Popcaan
  5. Sean Paul
  6. Best jazz act
  7. Ayanna Witter-Johnson
  8. Femi Temowo
  9. Roller Trio
  10. Zara Mcfarlane
  11. Zoe Rahman

Best African Act

  1. Amadou & Mariam
  2. Cabo Snoop
  3. Camp Mulla
  4. D’Banj
  5. Fally Ipupa
  6. Fatoumata Diawara
  7. P Square
  8. Sarkodie
  9. Spoek Mathambo
  10. The Very Best

Best Gospel Act

  1. El Mafrex
  2. Ni-cola
  3. Rachel Kerr
  4. RAM1
  5. V9 Collective

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