Brit Awards 2016 nominations announced

brit awards 2016

The nominations for this year’s Brit Awards have been announced. Adele tops the list along with James Bay and Years & Years with four nominations apiece. As is often the case with the Brits the winners are often easy to guess but most of the important categories seem to be in good hands. Some Belwood favourites have been recognised with nominations including Father John Misty, Wolf Alice and Jack Garratt who has already claimed the Critic’s Choice Award. The Eagles of Death Metal have also been nominated for International Group following the attacks in Paris at one of their concerts. The full list of nominations can be found below:

British Male Solo Artist

  • Aphex Twin
  • Calvin Harris
  • James Bay
  • Jamie XX
  • Mark Ronson

British Female Solo Artist

  • Adele
  • Amy Winehouse
  • Florence + the Machine
  • Jess Glynne
  • Laura Marling

British Group

  • Blur
  • Coldplay
  • Foals
  • One Direction
  • Years & Years

Breakthrough Act

  • Catfish & the Bottlemen
  • James Bay
  • Jess Glynne
  • Wolf Alice
  • Years & Years

British Single

  • Adele, “Hello”
  • Calvin Harris & Disciples, “How Deep Is Your Love”
  • Ed Sheeran & Rudimental, “Bloodstream”
  • Ellie Goulding, “Love Me Like You Do”
  • James Bay, “Hold Back the River”
  • Jess Glynne, “Hold My Hand”
  • Little Mix, “Black Magic
  • Olly Murs ft. Demi Lovato, “Up”
  • Philip George, “Wish You Were Mine”
  • Years & Years, “King”

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 & the Calm
  • Jamie XX, In Colour

British Producer of the Year

  • Charlie Andrew
  • Mark Ronson
  • Mike Crossey
  • Tom Dalgety

British Artist Video of the Year

  • Adele, “Hello”
  • Calvin Harris & Disciples, “How Deep Is Your Love”
  • Ellie Goulding, “Love Me Like You Do”
  • Jessie J, “Flashlight”
  • Little Mix, “Black Magic”
  • Naughty Boy Ft. Beyonce, 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

  • Drake
  • Father John Misty
  • Justin Bieber
  • Kendrick Lamar
  • The Weeknd

International Female Solo Artist

  • Ariana Grande
  • Bjork
  • Courtney Barnett
  • Lana Del Rey
  • Meghan Trainor

International Group

  • Alabama Shakes
  • Eagles of Death Metal
  • Major Lazer
  • Tame Impala
  • U2