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MOBO Awards - best video nominations
A batch of mostly UK-produced music videos make up the nominations for best video at the 2011 MOBO Awards, which were announced on Wednesday evening (Aug 31st).
The Emil Nava-directed video for Do It Like A Dude is one of Jessie J's five nominations at this year's MOBOs, while new directing teams Luke & Barber and Us are also in the mix with their videos for Tinchy & Dappy's Spaceship (above) and Wiley's Numbers In Action respectively.
Also Rizzle Kicks' low budget video for Down With The Trumpets, directed by Tony Lockerbie, is nominated. The only US-produced video is the Colin Tilley-directed clip for Chipmunk's Champion, featuring Chris Brown. The nominations are:
Chipmunk ft Chris Brown - Champion (Dir: Colin Tilley; Prod co: Riveting Ent)
Jessie J - Do It Like A Dude (Dir: Emil Nava; Prod co: Pulse)
Rizzle Kicks - Down With The Trumpets (Dir: Tony Lockerbie)
Tinchy Stryder & Dappy - Spaceship (Dir: Luke & Barber; Prod co: Davey Inc)
Wiley - Numbers In Action (Dir: Us; Prod co: Academy)
Winners for all the awards at the MOBOs are decided by public vote, now operating on the MOBO website.
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