A selection of Britain's hottest music talent gathered on Thursday January 10th for the announcement of the BRIT Award nominations.
Alternative rock band Bastille led the field picking up four nominations.
Drum and bass collective, Rudimental, who performed at the event and who will also be performing at the awards ceremony itself received three nods.
Newcomer Sam Smith was already a winner, having received the BRITs Critics Choice award, getting the first of the Philip Treacy designed light up figurines.
The Critic's choice alumni were out in full force with Tom Odell, Jessie J and Ellie Goulding all on the red carpet.
Veteran David Bowie was another of the night's main stories receiving two nominations for his long-awaited musical comeback.
Here’s the complete list of nominees.
British Male Solo Artist
British Female Solo Artist
British Breakthrough Act
British Single of the Year
Bastille - Pompei
Calvin Harris and Ellie Goulding - I need your love
Disclosure - White Noise
Ellie Goulding - Burn
John Newman - Love me again
Naughty Boy - La, La, La
Olly Murs - Dear Darlin'
One Direction - One Way or Another
Passenger - Let Her Go
Rudimental - Waiting All Night
MasterCard British Album of the Year
Arctic Monkeys - AM
Bastille - Bad Blood
David Bowie - The Next Day
Disclosure - Settle
Rudimental - Home
International Male Solo Artist
International Female Solo Artist
Kings of Leon
Macklemore and Ryan Lewis
The BRIT Awards will be held in London on February 19th.