Brit Awards 2014: Nominations Revealed

10 Jan 2014

Disclosure and Bastille scoop four nominations each, while Arctic Monkeys and David Bowie are also both up for two.

Yes it’s that time of year again…The Brit Awards are coming up and London group Bastille and electro brothers Disclosure lead the way with four nominations each after Thursdays (9th January) launch event. While electronic music quartet Rudimental and Ellie Goulding each have three. Sheffield’s Arctic Monkeys and music legend David Bowie, who turned 67 on Wednesday, both have two nominations.

World-conquering boy band One Direction also has two nominations, for British single and British group. While the international categories, include the likes of Drake, Eminem, Bruno Mars, Katy Perry, Lady Gaga and Justin Timberlake.

The Brit Awards 2014, Britain’s equivalent of the Grammys, will be handed out in a concert-style ceremony at London’s magnificent O2 Arena on February 19th. See the full list of Brit Nominations:

British Male Solo Artist:
• John Newman
• Jake Bugg
• Tom Odell
• David Bowie
• James Blake

British Female Solo Artist:
• Ellie Goulding
• Jessie J
• Laura Marling
• Laura Mvula
• Birdy

British Group:
• Disclosure
• One Direction
• Rudimental
• Arctic Monkeys
• Bastille

British Breakthrough Act:
• Disclosure
• Bastille
• Laura Mvula
• London Grammar
• Tom Odell

Critics’ Choice:
Sam Smith – WINNER
• Ella Eyre
• Chloe Howl

British Single:
• 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’

International Male Solo Artist:
• Justin Timberlake
• Bruno Mars
• Eminem
• Drake
• John Grant

International Female Solo Artist:
• Katy Perry
• Lady Gaga
• Pink
• Lorde
• Janelle Monae

International Group:
• Daft Punk
• Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
• Haim
• Kings Of Leon
• Arcade Fire

There you have it, the nominations for the Brit Awards 2014. We’ll be posting our predictions closer to the awards, so don’t forget to follow us on Twitter and like us on Facebook to find out when we’ll be posting, and if you’d like to let us know your predictions, please feel free!