Emeli Sandé and Plan B lead this year's MOBO Award nominations, with five each, while Rita Ora and Labrinth follow closely behind with four nods.

Sandé is up for Best UK Female, Best R&B/Soul, Best Video for My Kind Of Love, Best Song for Next To Me and Best Album for Our Version of Events.

Plan B has been nominated in the Best Male category, Best Hip-Hop/Grime, Best Song and Best Video for Ill Manors and Best Album for Ill Manors.

The 17th annual MOBO Awards will take place on Saturday, November 3 at the Echo Arena in Liverpool.

MOBO Awards 2012: Nominations in full:

Best UK Female
Emeli Sandé
Rita Ora
Jessie J
Jessie Ware
Rebecca Ferguson
Tulisa

Best Newcomer
Delilah
Stooshe
Angel
Rudimental
Lianne La Havas
AlunaGeorge
Conor Maynard
Jessie Ware
Misha B
Rita Ora

Best UK Male
Labrinth
Ed Sheeran
Plan B
Professor Green
Wiley
Rizzle Kicks

Best Video
Emeli Sandé - My Kind Of Love
JLS - Do You Feel What I Feel
Plan B - Ill Manors
Rizzle Kicks - Mama Do The Hump
Rita Ora ft. Tinie Tempah - R.I.P.

Best Hip-Hop/Grime
Devlin
Plan B
Professor Green
Wiley
Wretch 32

Best Album
Ed Sheeran - +
Emeli Sandé - Our Version of Events
Labrinth - Electronic Earth
Plan B - Ill Manors
Rita Ora - Ora

Best R&B/Soul Act
Angel
Emeli Sandé
Labrinth
Maverick Sabre
Rebecca Ferguson

Best International Act
Azealia Banks
Beyoncé
Drake
Jay Z and Kanye West
Frank Ocean
Nas
Nicki Minaj
Ne-Yo
Rick Ross
Rihanna

Best Song
Ed Sheeran - Lego House
Emeli Sandé - Next To Me
Plan B - Ill Manors
Labrinth feat. Tinie Tempah - Earthquake
Michael Kiwanuka - I'll Get Along

Best African Act
Fatoumata Diawara
P Square
The Very Best
Spoek Mathambo
D'Banj
Fally Ipupa
Sarkodi Duncwills
Cabo Snoop
Camp Mulla
Amadou and Mariam

Best Reggae Act
Popcaan
Sean Paul
Konshens
Damian Marley
Mr. Vegas
Best Jazz Act
Ayanna Witter-Johnson
Femi Temowo
Zara Mcfarlane
Roller Trio
Zoe Rahman

Best Gospel Act
V9 Collective
Rachel Kerr
Ni-Cola
Ram1
El Mafrex