And the 2016 Billboard Brit Awards Nominees Are…

British singer/songwriter Adele led this year’s nominations for Billboard Brit Awards earning four nods including British Female Solo Artist, British Single, MasterCard British Album of the Year and British Artist Video categories.

James Bay and Years & Years also earned four nominations while Calvin Harris and Jess Glynne each earned three nods.

Adele has been tapped to perform at the annual event, which will also include a special musical tribute to David Bowie who passed away last weekend after 18-month battle with cancer.

The Brit Awards 2016 take place on February 24 at London’s O2 Arena.

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 Direction
Years & Years

British Breakthrough Act

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

Critics’ Choice

Jack Garratt
Izzy Bizu

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

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

What do you think?

Written by Kaye

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