Brit nominations revealed – and women dominate list

Female solo artists Dua Lipa and Anne-Marie lead the way ahead of next month’s Brit Awards after picking up four nominations each.

George Ezra and Jorja Smith were just behind them with three nods.

And there were two nominations each for Calvin Harris, The 1975, Little Mix, Tom Walker, Jess Glynne, Rita Ora, Clean Bandit, Florence And The Machine and Rudimental.

Anne-Marie is up for British female, British single and British artist video of the year, both for 2002, and British album of the year for her debut offering Speak Your Mind.

She found fame after featuring on Clean Bandit’s Rockabye alongside Sean Paul.

Anne-Marie said on Twitter: “4 X BRIT NOMINATIONS. I am SOOOOOO HAPPPPYYYYYYYY OMGGGGGGGGGGGG.”

The singer also posted a video of herself showing her excitement at the news.

Dua Lipa has two nominations each in the British single and British artist video categories for her own track IDGAF and the Calvin Harris collaboration One Kiss.

On Instagram, she wrote: “BRIT NOMS IN 2 CATEGORIES… WHAAAAT!!! THANK YOU Brits. 12th of Jan seems to be one for the books! LOVE LOVE LOVE SEE YOU THERE xxx.”

Jorja Smith

Image: Jorja Smith has three nominations

George Ezra

Image: George Ezra is up for a trio of awards

Meanwhile, Jorja Smith, one of the UK’s biggest breakthrough artists of last year, is nominated for British female, British breakthrough and British album of the year for Lost And Found.

George Ezra is up for British male, British album of the year for Staying At Tamara’s and British single for Shotgun.

The ceremony, hosted by Jack Whitehall, takes place on 20 February at The O2 Arena in London.

Here is the full list of nominees:

:: British male solo artist

Sam Smith

Craig David

Aphex Twin

Giggs

George Ezra

:: British female solo artist

Florence and The Machine

Jorja Smith

Anne-Marie

Lily Allen

Jess Glynne

:: British single

Calvin Harris and Dua Lipa – One Kiss

George Ezra – Shotgun

Rudimental ft Macklemore, Jess Glynne and Dan Caplen – These Days

Dua Lipa – IDGAF

Anne-Marie – 2002

Clean Bandit ft Demi Lovato – Solo

Sigala ft Paloma Faith – Lullaby

Ramz – Barking

Jess Glynne – I’ll Be There

Tom Walker – Leave A Light On

:: British group

Arctic Monkeys

Gorillaz

The 1975

Little Mix

Years & Years

:: British breakthrough act

Mabel

IDLES

Ella Mai

Tom Walker

Jorja Smith

:: British album

Jorja Smith – Lost And Found

The 1975 – A Brief Inquiry Into Online Relationships

Florence And The Machine – High As Hope

Anne-Marie – Speak Your Mind

George Ezra – Staying At Tamara’s

:: British artist video of the year

Anne-Marie – 2002

Calvin Harris and Dua Lipa – One Kiss

Clean Bandit ft Demi Lovato – Solo

Dua Lipa – IDGAF

Jax Jones ft Ina Wroldsen – Breathe

Jonas Blue ft Jack & Jack – Rise

Liam Payne and Rita Ora – For You (50 Shades Free)

Little Mix ft Nicki Minaj – Woman Like Me

Rita Ora – Let You Love Me

Rudimental ft Macklemore, Jess Glynne and Dan Caplen – These Days

:: International male

Drake

Eminem

Kamasi Washington

Shawn Mendes

Travis Scott

:: International female

Cardi B

Camila Cabello

Christine And The Queens

Ariana Grande

Janelle Monae

:: International group

The Carters

First Aid Kit

Brockhampton

Nile Rodgers and CHIC

21 Pilots

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