Anne-Marie and Dua Lipa lead the nominations for the BRIT Awards 2019 with four nods each!
Anne-Marie rounds off an incredible 12 months with praise in the categories for British Female Solo Artist, British Album Of The Year, British Single and British Artist Video Of The Year, both for ‘2002’.
Having won two BRITs last year, Dua picks up four nominations, two in each of the British Single and British Artist Video Of The Year categories for ‘IDGAF’ and her Calvin Harris collab ‘One Kiss’.
George Ezra finds himself in the British Male Solo Artist field with Aphex Twin, Craig David, Giggs and Sam Smith, as well as British Album Of The Year and British Single for ‘Shotgun’.
Jorja Smith, who was named last year’s Critics Choice winner, also vies for British Breakthrough Act, British Album Of The Year and British Female Solo Artist.
Jess Glynne, who last year extended her record for holding the most UK Number 1 singles scored by a British female solo artist, tallies two nominations. Although also appearing on Rudimental’s ‘These Days’, which picks up two nods, she’s officially nominated for British Single with ‘I’ll Be There’ as well as in the British Female Solo Artist category, alongside Florence + The Machine, Jorja Smith and Lily Allen.
The 1975 – who once trolled themselves during their 2017 BRITs performance of ‘The Sound’ – look set to try and win another BRIT in the British Group category. However, they face competition from Arctic Monkeys, Gorillaz, Little Mix and Years & Years.
A Brief Inquiry Into Online Relationships is also nominated for British Album Of The Year alongside Anne-Marie’s Speak Your Mind, Florence + The Machine’s High As Hope, George Ezra’s Staying At Tamara’s and Jorja Smith’s Lost & Found.
Over in the international categories, Ariana Grande, Camila Cabello, Cardi B, Christine & The Queens and Janelle Monáe compete for International Female Solo Artist, while Drake, Eminem, Kamasi Washington, Shawn Mendes and Travis Scott face-off for International Male Solo Artist.
BROCKHAMPTON, The Carters (Beyoncé and JAY-Z), First Aid Kit, Nile Rodgers & Chic and twenty one pilots are all in the running for International Group.
This year’s BRITs will once again be held at The O2 Arena in London on Wednesday 20th February and will be hosted by Jack Whitehall.