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Emeli Sandé heads up this year’s BRIT Award nominations.


Emeli Sandé tops this year’s Brit Award nominations with four nods followed by Mumford and Sons, Rita Ora and Alt-J all with three nominations. The winners will be announced at the ceremony held at London’s O2 Arena on February 20.

Check out the full list of nominations below:

Best British Breakthrough (Voted by BBC Radio 1 listeners)

Jake Bugg
Jessie Ware
Ben Howard
Rita Ora

Best British Female

Emeli Sandé
Paloma Faith
Bat For Lashes
Jessie Ware
Amy Winehouse

Best British Male

Calvin Harris
Plan B
Richard Hawley
Olly Murs
Ben Howard

Best British Group

Mumford and Sons
The xx
One Direction

Best Live Act

Mumford and Sons
The Vaccines
The Rolling Stones

BRITs Global Success Award

The winner announced at the ceremony on Wednesday 20th February.

Best International Group

The Black Keys
The Script
Alabama Shakes
The Killers

Best International Male

Jack White
Michael Bublé
Frank Ocean
Bruce Springsteen

Best International Female

Alicia Keys
Cat Power
Lana Del Rey
Taylor Swift

Mastercard British Album of the Year

Alt-J An Awesome Wave
Emeli SandéOur Version of Events
Paloma FaithFall To Grace
Plan BILL Manors
Mumford and SonsBabel

British Producer of the Year Nominees (Identified by a panel overseen by MPG)

Damon Albarn
Jake Gosling
Paul Epworth

Special Recognition Award Winner:

War Child UK

Best British Single

Alex Clare‘Too Close’
Coldplay and Rihanna‘Princess of China’
DJ Fresh feat. Rita Ora‘Hot Right Now’
Emeli Sandé ‘Next To Me’
Florence + the Machine‘Spectrum’
James Arthur‘Impossible’
Jessie J‘Domino’
Rizzle Kicks‘Mama Do the Hump’
Labrinth and Emeli Sandé ‘Beneath Your Beautiful’
Robbie Williams‘Candy’
Olly Murs feat. Flo Rida‘Troublemaker
Rita Ora feat. Tine Tempah‘RIP’
Stooshe‘Black Heart’
Rudimental feat. John Newman‘Feel the Love’