BRITs 2015 – nominations in full

‘Stay With Me’ singer leads BRIT nominations

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The nominations for the 2015 BRIT Awards have been announced and it’s the year of the solo male artists as Sam Smith leads the nominations with five followed closely behind with four each for Ed Sheeran and George Ezra.

The BRITs will take place at the O2, London on Wednesday, 25th February and will be broadcast on ITV.

The nominations in full:

BRITISH MALE SOLO ARTIST 

Damon Albarn
Ed Sheeran
George Ezra
Paolo Nutini
Sam Smith

BRITISH FEMALE SOLO ARTIST

Ella Henderson
FKA Twigs
Jessie Ware
Lily Allen
Paloma Faith

BRITISH GROUP

alt-J
Clean Bandit
Coldplay
One Direction
Royal Blood

BRITISH BREAKTHROUGH ACT

Chvrches
FKA Twigs
George Ezra
Royal Blood
Sam Smith

BRITISH SINGLE (based on overall sales and streaming figures)

Calvin Harris – Summer
Clean Bandit feat Jess Glynne – Rather Be
Duke Dumont feat Jax Jones – I Got U
Ed Sheeran – Thinking Out Loud
Ella Henderson – Ghost
George Ezra – Budapest
Mark Ronson feat Bruno Mars – Uptown Funk
Route 94 feat Jess Glynne – My Love
Sam Smith – Stay With Me
Sigma – Nobody to Love

MASTERCARD BRITISH ALBUM OF THE YEAR

alt-J – This Is All Yours
Ed Sheeran – X
George Ezra – Wanted on Voyage
Royal Blood – Royal Blood
Sam Smith – In the Lonely Hour

BRITISH PRODUCER OF THE YEAR

Alison Goldfrapp and Will Gregory
Flood
Jake Gosling
Paul Epworth

BRITISH ARTIST VIDEO OF THE YEAR

Calvin Harris – Summer
Charli XCX – Boom Clap
Duke Dumont feat Jax Jones – I Got U
Ed Sheeran – Thinking Out Loud
Mark Ronson feat Bruno Mars – Uptown Funk
One Direction – You & I
Rita Ora – I Will Never Let You Down
Route 94 feat Jess Glynne – My Love
Sam Smith – Stay With Me
Sigma – Nobody to Love

INTERNATIONAL MALE SOLO ARTIST

Beck
Hozier
Jack White
John Legend
Pharrell Williams

INTERNATIONAL FEMALE SOLO ARTIST
Beyoncé
Lana Del Rey
Sia
St Vincent
Taylor Swift

INTERNATIONAL GROUP

5 Seconds of Summer
The Black Keys
First Aid Kit
Foo Fighters
The War on Drugs