Nominees have been announced in the 2012 Brit Awards, with Warner Music recording artist Ed Sheeran picking up four nominations, including the coveted British Album Of The Year and British Single Of The Year awards, along with Best British Male and British Breakthrough Act.
Adele picked up nods for Best British Female and British Album Of The Year, while Jessie J also picked up nominations in the Female, Single Of The Year and Breakthrough Act categories.
Emeli Sandé picked up the Critics Choice Award, with Blur honoured for their Outstanding Contribution To Music.
The 2012 Brit Awards ceremony will be held at London’s O2 Arena on Tuesday February 21.
Adele – Someone Like You
Example – Changed The Way You Kissed Me
Jessie J ft Bob – Price Tag
JLS ft Dev – She Makes Me Wanna
Pixie Lott – All About Tonight
Military Wives/Gareth Malone – Wherever You Are
Olly Murs ft Rizzle Kicks – Heart Skips A Beat
One Direction – What Makes You Beautiful
Ed Sheeran – The A Team
The Wanted – Glad You Came
Adele – 21
Coldplay – Mylo Xyloto
Florence & The Machine – Ceremonials
PJ Harvey – Let England Shake
Ed Sheeran – +
BRITISH FEMALE SOLO ARTIST
Florence & the Machine
BRITISH MALE SOLO ARTIST
Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds
Chase & Status
BRITISH BREAKTHROUGH ACT
INTERNATIONAL FEMALE SOLO ARTIST
INTERNATIONAL MALE SOLO ARTIST
Jay Z/ Kanye West
INTERNATIONAL BREAKTHROUGH ACT
Lana Del Rey
Foster The People