The Nominees For The BRITs 2014 Are Unveiled

by
Sheena
A selection of Britain's hottest music talent gathered on Thursday January 10th for the announcement of the BRIT Award nominations.

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
David Bowie
Jake Bugg
James Blake
John Newman
Tom Odell

British Female Solo Artist

Birdy
Ellie Goulding
Jessie J
Laura Marling
Laura Mvula

British Group
Arctic Monkeys
Bastille
Disclosure
One Direction
Rudimental

British Breakthrough Act
London Grammar
Bastille
Disclosure
Laura Mvula
Tom Odell

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
Bruno Mars
Drake
Eminem
John Grant
Justin Timberlake

International Female Solo Artist
Janelle Monae
Katy Perry
Lady Gaga
Lorde
Pink

International Group
Arcade Fire
Daft Punk
Haim
Kings of Leon
Macklemore and Ryan Lewis

 

The BRIT Awards will be held in London on February 19th.

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