Little Mix & Skepta Lead Brit Award Nominations
Little Mix is one of two names leading the nominations for this year’s Brit Awards.
Like Skepta, the grime artist who won last year’s Mercury Prize, the girl group is nominated in three categories: British Group, British Artist Video of the Year (for “Hair”) and British Single (“Shout Out to My Ex”).”this is a dream come true for us!! Thank you thank you thank you,” Little Mix says on Instagram.
Other artists with multiple nominations include The 1975 (British Album of the Year, British Group), Rihanna (British Single, International Female Solo Artist), Drake (International Male Solo Artist, International Group with Future) and Michael Kiwanuka (British Male Solo Artist, British Album of the Year).
David Bowie, who also received two nods (British Male Solo Artist, British Album of the Year), will be honored at this year’s ceremony along with George Michael.
See the full list of nominations below.
BRITISH MALE SOLO ARTIST Craig David David Bowie Kano Michael Kiwanuka Skepta
BRITISH FEMALE SOLO ARTIST Anohni Ellie Goulding Emeli Sandé Lianne La Havas Nao
BRITISH GROUP The 1975 Bastille Biffy Clyro Little Mix Radiohead
BRITISH BREAKTHROUGH ACT Anne-Marie Blossoms Rag’n’Bone Man Skepta Stormzy
BRITISH SINGLE Alan Walker – “Faded” Calum Scott – “Dancing On My Own” Calvin Harris ft Rihanna – “This Is What You Came For” Clean Bandit ft Sean Paul & Anne-Marie – “Rockabye” Coldplay – “Hymn for the Weekend” James Arthur – “Say You Won’t Let Go” Jonas Blue ft Dakota – “Fast Car” Little Mix – “Shout Out to My Ex” Tinie Tempah ft Zara Larsson – “Girls Like” Zayn – “Pillowtalk”
MASTERCARD BRITISH ALBUM OF THE YEAR The 1975 – I Like It When You Sleep for You Are Beautiful Yet So Unaware of It David Bowie – Blackstar Kano – Made in the Manor Michael Kiwanuka – Love & Hate Skepta – Konnichiwa
BRITISH ARTIST VIDEO OF THE YEAR Adele – “Send My Love (to Your New Lover)” Calvin Harris ft Rihanna – “This Is What You Came For” Clean Bandit ft Sean Paul & Anne-Marie – “Rockabye” Coldplay – “Hymn for the Weekend” James Arthur – “Say You Won’t Let Go” Jonas Blue ft Dakota – “Fast Car” Little Mix ft Sean Paul – “Hair” One Direction – “History” Tinie Tempah ft Zara Larsson – “Girls Like” Zayn – “Pillowtalk”
INTERNATIONAL MALE SOLO ARTIST Bon Iver Bruno Mars Drake Leonard Cohen The Weeknd
INTERNATIONAL FEMALE SOLO ARTIST Beyoncé Christine and the Queens Rihanna Sia Solange
INTERNATIONAL GROUP A Tribe Called Quest Drake & Future Kings of Leon Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds Twenty One Pilots