2016 is definitely Adele's year.

Already, the singer's latest album has broken records and now has topped the BRIT Awards nominations with Adele scooping four nominations in total across Best Solo Artist, Album, Best Single and Best Video. Meanwhile, our own U2 are up for International Group in a category that includes Eagles of Death Metal, Alabama Shakes and Tame Impala.

Meanwhile, James Bay landed in four categories as well, including Best Breakthrough Act and Best Male Solo Artist.

Here's the nominations list in full.


British Male Solo Artist

Aphex Twin

Calvin Harris

James Bay

Jamie xx

Mark Ronson


British Female Solo Artist


Amy Winehouse

Florence + the Machine

Jess Glynne

Laura Marling


British Group




One Directions

Years & Years



British Breakthrough Act

Catfish and the Bottlemen

James Bay

Jess Glynne

Wolf Alice

Years & Years


Mastercard British Album of the Year

Adele – 25

Coldplay – A Head Full of Dreams

Florence + the Machine – How Big How Blue How Beautiful

James Bay – Chaos and the Calm

Jamie xx – In Colour


British Producer of the Year

Charlie Andrew

Mark Ronson

Mike Crossey

Tom Dalgety


British Single
Adele – Hello

Calvin Harris and Disciples – How Deep Is Your Love

Ed Sheeran and Rudimental – Bloodstream

Ellie Goulding – Love Me Like You Do

James Bay – Hold Back the River

Jess Glynne – Hold My Hand

Little Mix – Bad Magic

Olly Murs ft Demi Lovato – Up

Philip George – Wish You Were Mine

Years & Years – King


British Artist Video of the Year

Adele – Hello

Calvin Harris and Disciples – How Deep Is Your Love

Ed Sheeran – Photograph

Jessie J – Flashlight

Little Mix – Black Magic

Naughty Boy ft Beyoncé and Arrow Benjamin – Runnin’ (Lose it All)

One Direction – Drag Me Down

Sam Smith – Writing’s on the Wall

Years & Years – King


International Male Solo Artist


Father John Misty

Justin Bieber

Kendrick Lamar

The Weeknd


International Female Solo Artist

Ariana Grande


Courtney Barnett

Lana del Rey

Meghan Trainor


International Group

Alabama Shakes

Eagles of Death Metal

Major Lazer

Tame Impala