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2014 Brit Award Nominations Announced

The Brit Awards are the UK’s version of the Junos and Grammys.  Here are this year’s nominations:

BRITISH FEMALE SOLO ARTIST

  • Birdy
  • Ellie Goulding
  • Jessie J
  • Laura Marling
  • Laura Mvula

BRITISH SINGLE

  • Bastille, Pompeii
  • Calvin Harris/Ellie Goulding, I Need Your Love
  • Disclosure Ft Aluna George, White Noise
  • Ellie Goulding, Burn
  • John Newman, Love Me Again
  • Naughty Boy Ft Sam Smith, La La La
  • Olly Murs, Dear Darlin’
  • One Direction, One Way Or Another (Teenage Kicks)
  • Passenger, Let Her Go
  • Rudimental Ft Ella Eyre, Waiting All Night

BRITISH GROUP

  • Arctic Monkeys
  • Bastille
  • Disclosure
  • One Direction
  • Rudimental

BRITISH BREAKTHROUGH ACT

  • Bastille
  • Disclosure
  • Laura Mvula
  • London Grammar
  • Tom Odell

CRITICS’ CHOICE

  • Sam Smith
  • Chlöe Howl
  • Ella Eyre

BRITISH MALE SOLO ARTIST

  • David Bowie
  • Jake Bugg
  • James Blake
  • John Newman
  • Tom Odell

MASTERCARD BRITISH ALBUM OF THE YEAR

  • Arctic Monkeys, AM
  • Bastille, Bad Blood Virgin
  • David Bowie, The Next Day
  • Disclosure, Settle
  • Rudimental, Home

BRITISH PRODUCER OF THE YEAR

  • Ethan Johns
  • Flood (Mark Ellis) & Alan Moulder
  • Paul Epworth

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 & Ryan Lewis

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