Here are the Nominations for the 2017 Brit Awards

The Brit Awards–scheduled for London on February 22–have revealed this year’s nominees. Here’s who’s up for what. Further coverage at The NME.

BRITISH MALE SOLO ARTISTIn association with Apple Music
Craig David
David Bowie
Kano
Michael Kiwanuka
Skepta

BRITISH FEMALE SOLO ARTISTIn association with Apple Music
Anohni
Ellie Goulding
Emeli Sandé
Lianne La Havas
Nao

BRITISH GROUP
The 1975
Bastille
Biffy Clyro
Little Mix
Radiohead

BRITISH BREAKTHROUGH ACT
Anne-Marie
Blossoms
Rag’n’Bone Man
Skepta
Stormzy

CRITICS’ CHOICE
Winner – Rag’n’Bone Man
Anne-Marie
Dua Lipa

BRITISH SINGLE
Alan Walker – ‘Faded’
Calum Scott – ‘Dancing On My Own’
Calvin Harris feat. Rihanna – ‘This Is What You Came For’
Clean Bandit feat. Anne-Marie and Sean Paul – ‘Rockabye’
Coldplay – ‘Hymn For The Weekend’
James Arthur – ‘Say You Won’t Let Go’
Jonas Blue & Dakota – ‘Fast Car’
Little Mix – ‘Shout Out To My Ex’
Tinie Tempah feat. Zara Larsson – ‘Girls Like’
Zayn – ‘Pillowtalk’

MASTERCARD BRITISH ALBUM OF THE YEAR
The 1975 – ‘I Like It When You Sleep For You Are Beautiful Yet So Unaware Of It’
David Bowie – ‘Blackstar’
Kano – ‘Made In the Manor’
Michael Kiwanuka – ‘Love & Hate’
Skepta – ‘Konnichiwa’

BRITISH ARTIST VIDEO OF THE YEAR
Adele – ‘Send My Love (To Your New Lover)’
Calvin Harris feat. Rihanna – ‘This Is What You Came For’
Clean Bandit feat. Sean Paul & Anne-Marie – ‘Rockabye’
Coldplay – ‘Hymn For The Weekend’
James Arthur – ‘Say You Won’t Let Go’
Jonas Blue & Dakota – ‘Fast Car’
Little Mix feat. Sean Paul – ‘Hair’
One Direction – ‘History’
Tinie Tempah feat. Zara Larsson – ‘Girls Like’
Zayn – ‘Pillowtalk’

INTERNATIONAL MALE SOLO ARTIST
Bon Iver
Bruno Mars
Drake
Leonard Cohen
The Weeknd

INTERNATIONAL FEMALE SOLO ARTIST
Beyoncé
Christine and the Queens
Rihanna
Sia
Solange

INTERNATIONAL GROUP
A Tribe Called Quest
Drake & Future
Kings of Leon
Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds
Twenty One Pilots

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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