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The BRIT Awards 2018 Nominations Have Been Announced

Dua Lipa beats Ed Sheeran with five nods

NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 03:  Dua Lipa performs live onstage during 2017 Governors Ball Music Festival - Day 2 at Randall's Island on June 3, 2017 in New York City.  (Photo by Taylor Hill/Getty Images for Governors Ball)

The BRIT Awards nominations have been announced and Dua Lipa, Ed Sheeran, Rag’n’Bone Man, and J Hus leading the shortlists.

The awards night will take place on February 21st at London’s O2 Arena. Jorja Smith has already been announced as the Critic’s Choice winner. The full list of nominations are below:

British male solo artist

Ed Sheeran
Liam Gallagher
Loyle Carner
Rag’n’Bone Man
Stormzy

PILTON, ENGLAND - JUNE 25: Ed Sheeran headlines on the Pyramid Stage during day 4 of the Glastonbury Festival 2017 at Worthy Farm, Pilton on June 25, 2017 in Glastonbury, England. (Photo by Ian Gavan/Getty Images)
Ed Sheeran is up for four BRIT awards
British female solo artist

Dua Lipa
Jessie Ware
Kate Tempest
Laura Marling
Paloma Faith

British group

Gorillaz
London Grammar
Royal Blood
Wolf Alice
The xx

British breakthrough act

Dave
Dua Lipa
J Hus
Loyle Carner
Sampha

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 24: Dua Lipa performs onstage at Hammerstein Ballroom on November 24, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Santiago Felipe/Getty Images)
Dua Lipa is up for five BRIT awards
British single

Calvin Harris – Feels (feat Pharrell Williams, Katy Perry & Big Sean)
Clean Bandit – Symphony (feat Zara Larsson)
Dua Lipa – New Rules
Ed Sheeran – Shape of You
J Hus – Did U See
Jax Jones – U Don’t Know Me (feat Raye)
Jonas Blue – Mama (feat William Singe)
Liam Payne – Strip That Down (feat Quavo)
Little Mix – Touch
Rag’n’Bone Man – Human

British album

Dua Lipa – Dua Lipa
Ed Sheeran – ÷
J Hus – Common Sense
Rag’n’Bone Man – Human
Stormzy – Gangs Signs & Prayer

LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 23: Rag'n'Bone Man performs at O2 Academy Brixton on November 23, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Matthew Baker/Getty Images)
Rag’n’Bone Man is up for three BRIT awards 3
British artist video

Anne-Marie – Ciao Adios
Calvin Harris – Feels (feat Pharrell Williams, Katy Perry & Big Sean)
Clean Bandit – Symphony (feat Zara Larsson)
Dua Lipa – New Rules
Ed Sheeran – Shape of You
Harry Styles – Sign of the Times
Jonas Blue – Mama (feat William Singe)
Liam Payne – Strip That Down (feat Quavo)
Little Mix – Touch
Zayn & Taylor Swift – I Don’t Want to Live Forever

International male solo artist

Beck
Childish Gambino
DJ Khaled
Drake
Kendrick Lamar

International female solo artist

Alicia Keys
Björk
Lorde
Pink
Taylor Swift

International group

Arcade Fire
Foo Fighters
Haim
The Killers
LCD Soundsystem

Foo Fighters, Dua Lipa, Ed Sheeran, Sam Smith and Stormzy are confirmed to perform on the big night.

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