Brit Awards 2015 nominees announced

brit awardsThe nominees for this year’s Brit Awards have been announced.

Sam Smith has been nominated for a total of five awards including Best Male and Best Album for ‘In The Lonely Hour’. Ed Sheeran and George Ezra have both been nominated for four each.

The main event will take place at London’s O2 Arena on Wednesday 25th February and will be broadcast live on ITV. Ant and Dec will be taking over from James Corden as the show’s hosts.

Live performances on the night will come from Taylor Swift, Ed Sheeran, Sam Smith, Paloma Faith, George Ezra and Royal Blood.

Read the full list of nominations below.

Best British Solo Male:

Damon Albarn
Ed Sheeran
George Ezra
Paulo Nutini
Sam Smith

British Solo Female:

Ella Henderson
FKA Twigs
Jessie Ware
Lily Allen
Paloma Faith

British Group:

Alt-J
Clean Bandit
Coldplay
One Direction
Royal Blood

British Breakthrough Act:

Chvrches
FKA Twigs
George Ezra
Royal Blood
Sam Smith

Critics’ Choice winner:

James Bay

British Single:

Calvin Harris – ‘Summer’
Clean Bandit ft Jess Glynne – ‘Rather Be’
Duke Dumont ft Jax Jones – ‘I Got U’
Ed Sheeran – ‘Thinking Out Loud’
Ella Henderson – ‘Ghost’
George Ezra – ‘Budapest’
Mark Ronson ft Bruno Mars – ‘Uptown Funk’
Route 94 ft Jess Glynne – ‘My Love’
Sam Smith – ‘Stay With Me’
Sigma – ‘Nobody To Love’

Mastercard British Album of the Year :

Alt-J – This Is All Yours
Ed Sheeran – X
George Ezra – Wanted On Voyage
Royal Blood – Royal Blood
Sam Smith – In The Lonely Hour

British producer of the Year:

Alison Goldfrapp & Will Gregory
Flood
Jake Gosling
Paul Epworth

British artist video of the year: 

Calvin Harris – ‘Summer’
Charlie XCX – ‘Boom Clap’
Duke Dumont ft Jax Jones – ‘I Got U’
Ed Sheeran – ‘Thinking Out Loud’
Mark Ronson ft Bruno Mars – ‘Uptown Funk’
One Direction – ‘You & I’
Rita Ora – ‘I Will Never Let You Down’
Route 94 ft Jess Glynne – ‘My Love’
Sam Smith – ‘Stay With Me’
Sigma – ‘Nobody To Love’

International Male Solo:

Beck
Hozier
Jack White
John Legend
Pharrell Williams

International Female Solo:

Beyonce
Lana Del Rey
Sia
St Vincent
Taylor Swift

International Group: 

5 Seconds of Summer
The Black Keys
First Aid Kit
Foo Fighters
The War on Drugs

The Global Success award for international sales is to be presented on the night.

Post Author: Claire Rollins

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