Adele, James Bay, Years & Years Top Brit Award Nominees
January 14, 2016 at 11:38 AM (PT)
To the surprise of absolutely no one, ADELE tops the list of BRIT AWARDS nominations, with four alongside JAMES BAY and YEARS & YEARS. CALVIN HARRIS and JESS GLYNNE were right behind that trio with three apiece.
ADELE will be going up against the late AMY WINEHOUSE in the BRITISH Female Solo Artist category, while "25" is up for BRITISH Album Of The Year and "Hello" is up for both BRITISH Single and Video Of The Year. JAMES BAY is up for BRITISH Male Solo Artist, BRITISH Breakthrough Act, BRITISH Album Of The Year ("Chaos And The Calm") and BRITISH Single ("Hold Back The River"). YEARS & YEARS were nominated for BRITISH Group, Breakthrough Act, BRITISH Single and Video ("King").
The awards will be handed out FEBRUARY 24th at LONDON's O2 ARENA.
British Male Solo Artist: APHEX TWIN, CALVIN HARRIS, JAMES BAY, JAMIE XX, MARK RONSON
British Female Solo Artist: ADELE, AMY WINEHOUSE, FLORENCE & THE MACHINE, JESS GLYNNE, LAURA MARLING
British Group: BLUR, COLDPLAY, FOALS, ONE DIRECTION, YEARS & YEARS
British Breakthrough Act: CATFISH & THE BOTTLEMEN, JAMES BAY, JESS GLYNNE, WOLF ALICE, YEARS & YEARS
Critics' Choice: JACK GARRATT, IZZY BIZU, FRANCES"
BRITISH Single: ADELE ("Hello"), CALVIN HARRIS & DISCIPLES ("How Deep Is Your Love"), ED SHEERAN & RUDIMENTAL ("Bloodstream"), ELLIE GOULDING ("Love Me Like You Do"), JAMES BAY ("Hold Back The River"), JESS GLYNNE ("Hold My Hand"), LITTLE MIX ("Black Magic"), OLLY MURS f/DEMI LOVATO ("Up"), PHILIP GEORGE ("Wish You Were MIne"), YEARS & YEARS ("King")
BRITISH Album Of The Year: ADELE ("25"), COLDPLAY ("A Head Full Of Dreams"), FLORENCE & THE MACHINE (How Big How Blue How Beautiful"), JAMES BAY ("Chaos & The Calm"), JAMIE XX ("In Colour")
BRITISH Producer of the Year: CHARLIE ANDREW, MARK RONSON, MIKE CROSSEY, TOM DALGETY.
BRITISH Artist Video Of The Year: ADELE ("Hello"), CALVIN HARRIS & THE DISCIPLES (How Deep Is Your Love"), ELLIE GOULDING ("Love Me Like You Do"), JESSIE J ("Flashlight"), LITTLE MIX ("Black Magic"), NAUGHTY BOY f/BEYONCE, ARROW BENJAMIN ("Runnin [Lose It All])," ONE DIRECTION ("Drag Me Down"), SAM SMITH ("Writing's on the Wall"), YEARS & YEARS ("King")
International Male Solo Artist: DRAKE, FATHER JOHN MISTY, JUSTIN BIEBER, KENDRICK LAMAR, THE WEEKND
International Female Solo Artist: ARIANA GRANDE, BJORK, COURTNEY BARNETT, LANA DEL REY, MEGHAN TRAINOR
International Group: ALABAMA SHAKES, EAGLES OF DEATH METAL, MAJOR LAZER, TAME IMPALA, U2