Bastille & Disclosure Lead BRIT Award Nominations


It’s a new year and that means one thing to most people: yearly award shows!!!! The Grammys are right around the corner, which means that the 2014 BRIT Awards (UK’s Grammy Awards) will soon follow, and some of the same artists can be expected.

The official nominations for the show have been announced, and UK acts Bastille and Disclosure lead with four nominations each, while Ellie Goulding and Rudimental come in second with a total of three nominations.

One Direction, Laura Mvula, Tom Odell, John Newman, and Arctic Monkeys all tie in the third spot with two nominations each.

The show will air live from London’s O2 Arena on February 19th, with performances by Katy Perry, Bruno Mars, and Artic Monkeys. Take a look at the full list of nominees below:

Best British Male Solo Artist:

David Bowie
Jake Bugg
Jon Newman
Tom Odell

Best British Female Solo Artist:

Ellie Goulding
Jessie J
Laura Marlin
Laura Mvula

Best British Group:

Arctic Monkeys
One Direction

Best British Breakthrough Act:

Laura Mvula
London Grammar
Tom Odelle

Best British Single:

Bastille – Pompeii
Calvin Harris and Ellie Goulding – Need Your Love
Disclosure ft. Aluna George – White Noise
Ellie Goulding – Burn
Jon Newman – Love Me Again
Naughty Boy – La La La
Olly Murs – Dear Darlin’
One DIrection – One Way or Another
Passenger – Let Her Go
Rudimental – Waiting All Night

Mastercard British Album of the Year:

Arctic Monkeys – AM
Bastille – Bad Blood
David Bowie – The Next Day
Disclosure – Settle
Rudimental – Home

Best International Male:

Bruno Mars
John Grant
Justin Timberlake

Best International Female:

Janelle Monáe
Katy Perry
Lady Gaga

Best International Group:

Arcade Fire
Daft Punk
Kings of Leon
Macklemore and Ryan Lewis