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2014 Brit Award Nominations Announced
London band Bastille and duo of brothers Disclosure are leading the nominations for the 2014 Brit awards with four nominations each in the British Breakthrough Act, British Group, British Single and British Album of the Year categories.
David Bowie and Arctic Monkeys are up for two awards each, with Bowie's Best Male nomination coming 30 years after he last won the prize in 1984.
The Critic's Choice Award winner is Sam Smith, also the winner of the BBC Sound of 2014, which predicts which artists are headed for big things in the coming months. International nominees include Arcade Fire, Daft Punk, Janelle Monae and Drake.
Full list of nominations:
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 Breakthrough Act
Bastille, Disclosure, Laura Mvula, London Grammar, Tom Odell
Arctic Monkeys, Bastille, Disclosure, One Direction, Rudimental
Bastille - Pompeii, Calvin Harris and Ellie Goulding - I Need Your Love, Disclosure ft AlunaGeorge - White Noise, Ellie Gouldng - Burn, John Newman - Love Me Again, Naughty Boy ft Sam Smith - La La La, Olly Murs - Dear Darling, One Direction - One Way Or Another, Passenger - Let Her Go, Rudimental ft Ella Eyre - Waiting All Night
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
Arcade Fire, Daft Punk, Haim, Kings of Leon, Macklemore and Ryan Lewis
Ethan Johns, Flood and Alan Moulder, Paul Epworth
By Alice Thomson
Posted on 10 Jan 2014 09:18 to category : Music News
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