Have a gander at the Brit Awards nominations, won't you?
It's been a big day for nominations, hasn't it? The Oscar noms were unveiled earlier today and now, hot on its heels, the nominations for the Brit Awards have been announced.
Scottish singer Emeli Sande looks set to continue her success from last year into 2013, having picked up four nominations in total. Sande is up for Best Female and Best Album, as well as having two songs in category for Best Single.
Elsewhere, more than 50 years after their first gig the Rolling Stones have been nominated for Best British Live Act on the back of their successful run of shows towards the end of last year.
Amy Winehouse is the posthumous recipient of a nomination for Best British Female, after unreleased material saw the light of day last year.
The aforementioned Emeli Sande, Mumford & Sons and Mercury Award winning Alt-J lead the nominations.
The 2013 Brit Awards will be held on 20th February in The O2 Arena in London.
Best British group: Mumford & Sons, Alt-J, The xx, Muse, One Direction
Best British album: Emeli Sande, Plan B, Alt-J, Paloma Faith, Mumford & Sons
Best British female: Amy Winehouse, Paloma Faith, Bat For Lashes, Jessie Ware, Emeli Sande
British British male: Calvin Harris, Plan B, Richard Hawley, Ben Howard, Olly Murs
British breakthrough: Jake Bugg, Jessie Ware, Alt-J, Ben Howard, Rita Ora
Best live act: Mumford and Sons, Coldplay, Muse, The Vaccines, The Rolling Stones
Best international group: The Black Keys, The Script, Alabama Shakes, Fun., The Killers
Best international male: Jack White, Gotye, Michael Buble, Frank Ocean, Bruce Springsteen
Best international female: Rihanna, Alicia Keys, Cat Power, Lana Del Rey, Taylor Swift
For the full list of nominees, see the official Brit Awards website.
Story by John Balfe | 19:26 | Thursday 10th January 2013 | Music News
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