The artists are all on the line-up for this year's event at London's Victoria Park.
Benjamin Paul Ballance-Drew released his critically acclaimed second album 'The Defamation of Stricland Banks' in 2010. He's also a successful actor and film director.
Real Name: Benjamin Paul Ballance-Drew
Born: 22 October 1983
Birthplace: Forest Gate, London, UK
First Single: "Sick 2 Def" / "No Good"
First Album: Who Needs Actions When You Got Words
The full list of nominees have been unveiled ahead of the ceremony in London next week.
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The Black Eyed Peas, Tinie Tempah and Ke$ha were just a few of the performers who performed live at London's Hyde Park.
Plan B and Parade perform at the launch attended by Tinchy Stryder, Professor Green, Labrinth and Blue.
Check out the video for the sixth single to be taken from Plan B's massive album, 'The Defamation of Strickland Banks'.
Check out the video to the London rapper's hugely successful single.