Anne-Marie and Dua Lipa are up for four awards each while George Ezra and Jorja Smith are just behind 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.
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.
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.