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Beyonce returns to MOBO acclaim, criticism
The 2006 shortlist comes under fire
Organisers have hit back at claims that Beyonce's haul of four nominations at this year's Music of Black Origin (Mobo) Awards was designed to add glamour to the British event, it has been reported.

Despite having yet to release any music in 2006, Beyonce leads this year's award ceremony - landing slots for best international female artist, best song, best video and best R&B act. Best song and video are for her work on "Deja Vu", which features Jay-Z, but is not released in the UK until August 22nd.

"The eligibility period runs from September 12, 2005 to September 11, 2006," a spokesperson confirmed.

Also up for best international female are Mary J Blige and Nelly Furtado, while the best group catagory will see Gnarls Barkley, Black Eyed Peas, Outkast, Pussycat Dolls and the Streets head to head. Breakthrough star Corrine Bailey Rae lands three nominations , as does Kano, while other UK stars shortlisted include Sway, Beverley Knight, Nate James and our 2006 tip - Akala.

The awards are voted for by a newly-established 'Mobo academy', which includes 500 members of the public. Comedian Gina Yashere will present this year's ceremony, which will broadcast live from the Royal Albert Hall from Sep. 20 on BBC Three.
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