The Rated Awards has confirmed details of the virtual ceremony next week.
The awards ceremony for black music will be streamed from 9pm on Wednesday, September 9.
Returning in 2020 for its fifth year, this year’s GRM Daily Rated Awards will celebrate the best talent in the UK music scene.
Hosted by Mo Gilligan and Julie Adenuga, the 2020 Rated Awards will be broadcast exclusively on YouTube and Ratedawards.com. It will feature performances from nominees Kano, Dizzee Rascal, George The Poet, M Huncho, Abra Cadabra, Dutchavelli, Ivorian Doll and Br3yna.
The awards recognise UK talent and their achievements between June 1, 2019 to June 1, 2020.
Aitch and Stormzy lead the nominations with four nominations each in Male Artist, Track Of The Year, Video Of The Year and the Album Of The Year categories. They face competition from J Hus, AJ Tracey, Headie One, Kano and Krept & Konan.
The Rated Awards were founded by GRM Daily, a platform that’s celebrated black British music since 2009.
Julie Adenuga said: “I’m honoured to be back hosting the GRM Rated Awards with my favourite co-host ever, Mo the Comedian. I’m looking forward to being part of a night of celebration and entertainment for UK music supporters all around the world"
Official sponsors of the Rated Awards 2020 include YouTube Music and German Doner Kebab.
The full list of nominations is below.
Album of the Year
Ard Adz – Miakeen
Cadet – The Rated Legend
J Hus – Big Conspiracy
Jme – Grime MC
Kano – Hoodies All Summer
Krept & Konan - Revenge Is Sweet
MoStack – Stacko
Skepta, Chip & Young Adz – Insommnia
Sneakbo – 9 Lives
Stormzy – Heavy Is The Head
Track of the Year
Atich x AJ Tracey – Rain feat. Tay Keith
Aitch – Taste (Make It Shake)
Darkoo - Gangsta (Ft. One Acen)
D-Block Europe - Home P*ssy
Headie One - Both
J Hus - Must Be
Mist - So High (Ft. Fredo)
Stormzy - Own It (Ft. Ed Sheeran & Burna Boy)
Tion Wayne - I Dunno (Ft. Stormzy & Dutachavelli)
Young T & Bugsey - Don't Rush (Ft. Headie One)
Mixtape of the Year
Aitch - AitcH2O
Blade Brown - Bags & Boxes 4
D-Block Europe - PTSD DigDat - Ei8ht Mile Headie One - Music x Road K-Trap - No Magic
M Huncho - Huncholini The First
Nafe Smallz - Goat World
OFB - Frontstreet
Yxng Bane - Quarantime
Male Artist of the Year
Krept & Konan
Young T & Bugsey
Female Artist of the Year
Video of the Year
Aitch x AJ Tracey - Rain (Ft. Tay Keith)
B Young - Gucci Demon
DigDat x Aitch - Ei8ht Mile
Jme - Live (Ft. Merky Ace)
Kano - Trouble
Knucks - Home
K-Trap - Big Mood
M Huncho - Huncho For Mayor
Nines - Pride
Stormzy - Sounds of the Skeng
Personality of the Year
Receipts Podcast (Ghana'a Finest, Tolly T & Milena Sanchez)
Stevo the Madman
3 Shots Of Tequila (Marvin Abbey, Mr Exposed and Tazer Black)
Breakthrough of the Year
Bandokay & Double Lz
Radio DJ of the Year
Yinka & Shayna Marie
Producer of the Year