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Craig David 'blessed' to be nominated for Mobo Award after 16-year music break

Craig David said he feels "blessed" to be nominated for a Mobo award after 16 years away from the music scene.

The singer - who became a UK garage sensation with hits like Rewind and Fill Me In - is up for best song with his new single When The Bassline Drops.

Asked how he felt about his new music, David said: "I always believed there were three minutes in me that could change my life, and possibly change millions of other people's lives.

"Just the love that people have shown for the new music. I'm just back in my lane, I'm just enjoying it and not overthinking it too much, so to be honoured is such a blessing."

He hinted there could even be a bit of breakdancing once he kicks off his UK tour next year.

Katy B is also up for a gong. Credit: PA

The full list of nominations are:

Best Male Act

  • Craig David
  • Kano
  • Skepta
  • Tinie Tempah
  • Stormzy

Best Female Act

  • Katy B
  • Laura Mvula
  • Lady Leshurr
  • Little Simz
  • Nao

Best Newcomer

  • 67
  • AJ Tracey
  • Avelino
  • Izzy Bizu
  • Mostack
  • Kojey Radical
  • Nadia Rose
  • Ray Blk
  • Anne-Marie
  • WSTRN

Best Song

  • Craig David Feat. Big Narstie “When The Bassline Drops”
  • Kano Feat. Giggs & Wiley “3 Wheel-Ups”
  • Naughty Boy Feat. Beyoncé & Arrow Benjamin “Runnin’”
  • Tinie Tempah Feat. Zara Larsson “Girls Like”
  • WSTRN “In2”
  • Jorja Smith “Blue Lights”
  • Abra Cadabra Feat. Krept & Konan "Robbery (Remix)"
  • Chase & Status Feat. Frisco “Funny”
  • Ghetts – “You Dun Know Already”
  • M.O “Who Do You Think Of”
  • J.Hus "Friendly"
  • Lethal Bizzle “Wobble”

Best Album

  • Laura Mvula – The Dreaming Room
  • Giggs – Landlord
  • Kano – Made In The Manor
  • Michael Kiwanuka – Love & Hate
  • Skepta – Konnichiwa

Best Video

  • Laura Mvula – Phenomenal Woman
  • Kojey Radical – Footsteps
  • M.I.A – Borders
  • Nadia Rose – Skwod
  • Bugzy Malone – Moving

Best Grime Act

  • AJ Tracey
  • Kano
  • Chip
  • Skepta
  • Stormzy

Best R&B/Soul Act

  • Nao
  • James Blake
  • Michael Kiwanuka
  • Laura Mvula
  • Shakka

Best International Act (will be reduced to 5 finalists on October 17)

  • Anderson. Paak
  • Beyoncé
  • Bryson Tiller
  • Chance The Rapper
  • Drake
  • Frank Ocean
  • Kanye West
  • Kaytranada
  • PARTYNEXTDOOR
  • Rihanna
  • Justin Bieber
  • Tory Lanez
  • DJ Khaled
  • Major Lazer
  • Travis Scott

And you can cast your vote here