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Tinie Tempah leads UMA nominations

Tinie Tempah leads the way at this year's Urban Music Awards, picking up four nominations including Best Newcomer and Best Music Video.
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Newcomer Tinie Tempah has received a record four nominations at this year's Urban Music Awards.

The London rapper has been nominated for Best Newcomer, Best Collaboration for his single 'Pass Out', Best HipHop Act and Best Music Video for his single 'Frisky.'

Tinie, who burst into the music scene earlier this year with his UK number one single 'Pass Out', said: "I am extremely excited to be nominated for this year. It's like a dream come true. The Urban Music Awards has always been the breaking ground for artists worldwide and I have always wanted to be at the UMA's. Thanks to all the fans who nominated me and I can't wait till the show in September."

Former 'X Factor' rivals, Alexandra Burke and JLS will battle it out in the Best Album category, while Rihanna and The Black Eyed Peas have both been nominated for Best International Act.

This year will be the eighth Urban Music Awards ceremony and all nominations are voted for by music fans.

Jordan Kensington, Founder of Urban Music Awards said: "In 1999, it was a hard task convincing sponsors, media, and labels and booking agents to showcase UK urban music. There was virtually no other awards show prepared to support UK urban artists. All awards shows had a more US biased agenda. We risked it all on the belief that if everybody fails to see the quality of our acts, we would work our hardest to make sure the scene got the recognition it deserves and now it's finally paid off."

The Urban Music Awards will be held on September 18th.

The full list of nominees for the 8th annual Urban Music Awards 2010:

Best Album 2010

Jay Sean- 'All or Nothing'

Plan B - 'The Defamation of Strickland Banks'

Chipmunk - 'I am Chipmunk'

N-Dubz - 'Against all Odds'

Alexandra Burke - 'Overcome'

JLS- 'jls'

Best Collaboration

Chipmunk ft. Esmee Denters - 'Until You Were Gone'

Taoi Cruz featuring Kesha- 'Dirty Picture'

Professor Green ft. Ed Drewett- 'I Need You Tonight'

Alexandra Burke ft. Pitbull -'All Night Long'

Tinie Tempah ft Labyrinth - 'Pass Out'

Roll Deep feat. Jodie Connor - 'Good Times'

Best Dance Act (Europe)

Faithless - 'Not Going Home'

Pendulum - 'Propane Nightmares'

DJ Zinc ft. Ms. Dynamite - 'Wile Out'

TC - 'Where's my money'


Calvin Harris

Best DJ 2010

Swerve - Kiss

Semtex - 1Xtra

Masterstepz - Choice

Shortee Blitz & DJ MK - Kiss

MistaJam - 1Xtra

Manny Norte - Kiss

Best Gospel Act 2010

Victizzle - Right Way Music Ltd

Blush UK



London Community Gospel Choir

GK Real


Best Group 2010 (Europe)

La Fouine - Jive/Epic France

Roll Deep - Virgin

GK Real

JLS - Epic


Pendulum - Earstorm

Best European Act

Imro Select (Netherlands)

Thierry Cham (France)

La Fouine (France)

Amel Bent (France)

Maika (France]

Tal (France)

Ms. Platinum (Germany)

Best International Act


Black Eyed Peas


Jason Derulo


BOB ft Bruno Mars


Best Newcomer

Tinie Tempah


Steve Hoang

Aggro Santos

Lady Ny

Professor Green

Best HipHop Act (Europe)

Ken Ring - Sweden

Roots Manuva -UK

Foreign Beggars -UK

La Fouine -France

Tinie Tempah- UK

Professor Green - UK

Best R&B Act (Europe)

Willy Denzy - France

Amel Bent -France

Jay Sean - UK


Stevie Hoang - UK

Tal - Sony Music France

Best Music Video

Steve Hoang 'No Coming Back'

Craig David 'One more Lie'

Alexandra Burke ft. Pitbull 'All Night Long'

Mclean 'My Name'

Skepta 'Badboy'

Tinie Tempah ft. Labyrinth 'Frisky'

Best Street Dance Group 2010






Best Asian Act 2010

Steve Hoang

Imran Khan

Jay Sean


Jaz Dhami

Mumzy Stranger

Best TV Station 2010

Flava TV

Channel AKA

4 Music

Kiss TV

Chart Show TV

Best Radio Station

Kiss 100

Capital fm

Choice fm

Galaxy Digital


Smooth Radio

Best Radio Show

Ricki & Melvin - Kiss

DJ Swerve - Kiss

Twin B - 1Xtra

Fabio & Grooverider -Radio 1

Jenny Francis - Choice

Max - 1Xtra

Best Producer (Europe)

Labyrinth -UK

David Guetta - France

Red 1 - Sweden

Chase & Status -UK

Posted on 1 Jun 2010 16:30 to category : Music News

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