Tinie Tempah has pulled out of his performance at the Mobo Awards because of “music industry politics”.
The British rapper posted a handwritten note on Instagram to say his withdrawal from the show was beyond his control.
The awards ceremony Twitter account shared the post:
Earlier Professor Green was announced as a late addition to the line-up.
Beyonce, Drake and Justin Bieber are all in the running to win at the 21st anniversary edition of the awards.
:: The ceremony will be broadcast live on ITV2.