BRIT Awards 2014 Nominations Announced
Justin Timberlake, Bruno Mars, and Macklemore are not only being honored at the Grammys, but across the pond as well. The American superstars are among the nominees for the BRIT Awards 2014.
The nominations for the British version of the Grammys were announced on Thursday in London.
U.K. acts Bastille and Disclosure lead with four nominations each, while Ellie Goulding and Rudimental score three nods. One Direction, Laura Mvula, Tom Odell, John Newman, and Arctic Monkeys are all nominated twice.
In the International Male Solo Artist category, Drake will face off with Eminem, Justin Timberlake, Bruno Mars, and John Grant.
There will be fierce competition amongst the ladies for International Female Solo Artist, where the nominees include Lady Gaga, Katy Perry, Pink, Lorde, and Janelle Monáe.
Jessie J, who was on hand at the nominations ceremony, is up for British Female Solo Artist. “Wowowowow! Nominated for best British female! #Brits2014 thank you thank you!” tweeted the Alive singer.
The BRIT Awards 2014 will air live from London’s O2 Arena on February 19, with performances from Bruno Mars, Katy Perry, and Arctic Monkeys.
BRIT Awards 2014 Nominees
International Male Solo Artist
International Female Solo Artist
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
Kings Of Leon
British Male Solo Artist
British Female Solo Artist
British Breakthrough Act
Sam Smith – WINNER
Bastille – ‘Pompeii’
Calvin Harris feat. Ellie Goulding – “I Need Your Love”
Disclosure feat. AlunaGeorge – “White Noise”
Ellie Goulding – “Burn”
John Newman – “Love Me Again”
Naughty Boy feat. Sam Smith – “La La La”
Olly Murs – “Dear Darlin”
One Direction – “One Way or Another (Teenage Kicks)”
Passenger – “Let Her Go”
Rudimental feat. Ella Eyre – “Waiting All Night”
Mastercard British Album of the Year
Rudimental – Home
Disclosure – Settle
Arctic Monkeys – AM
Bastille – Bad Blood
David Bowie – The Next Day