Dua Lipa, Ed Sheeran lead 2018 BRIT awards nominations
Washington D.C.[U.S.A], Jan 14 : The nominations for 2018 BRIT Awards have been revealed and Dua Lipa leads with five nominations, while Ed Sheeran is nominated for four awards. According to Billboard, the 22-year-old leads the charge at this year's Brit Awards with five nominations, including best album. The singer is also up for British best female solo artist, British album of the year, British single and British artist video of the year. She narrowly beat Sheeran, who is nominated for four awards, including British album of the year. Meanwhile, former One Direction bandmates Harry Styles, Zayn Malik and Liam Paynewill go head to head in the category of British Artist Video of the Year. Styles' eccentric piano ballad 'Sign Of The Times' and Malik's Taylor Swift collaboration 'Don't wanna live forever' will battle it out with Payne's slick dance track 'Strip that down' featuring Quavo at the star-studded ceremony. Besides being the leading nominees, both Sheeran and Lipa are set to perform at this year's Brits, joining a lineup that also includes Sam Smith, Stormzy and Foo Fighters. The full list of nominations is here: British Artist Video of the Year Anne-Marie, 'Ciao Adios' Calvin Harris Feat. Pharrell Williams/Katy Perry/Big Sean, 'Feels' Clean Bandit Feat. Zara Larsson, 'Symphony' Dua Lipa, 'New Rules' Ed Sheeran, 'Shape of You' Harry Styles, 'Sign of The Times' Jonas Blue Feat. William Singe, 'Mama' Liam Payne Feat. Quavo, 'Strip That Down' Little Mix, 'Touch' ZAYN and Taylor Swift, 'I Don't Wanna Live Forever' British Breakthrough Act Dave Dua Lipa J Hus Loyle Carner Sampha British Female Solo Artist Dua Lipa Jessie Ware Kate Tempest Laura Marling Paloma Faith British Male Solo Artist Ed Sheeran Liam Gallagher Loyle Carner Rag'N'Bone Man Stormzy British Group Gorillaz London Grammar Royal Blood Wolf Alice The xx British Album of the Year Dua Lipa, Dua Lipa Ed Sheeran, ÷ J Hus, Common Sense Rag'n'Bone Man, Human Stormzy, Gang Signs & Prayer British Single Calvin Harris Feat. Pharrell Williams/Katy Perry/Big Sean, 'Feels' Clean Bandit Feat. Zara Larsson, 'Symphony' Dua Lipa, 'New Rules' Ed Sheeran, 'Shape of You' J Hus, 'Did You See' Jax Jones Feat. Raye, 'You Don't Know Me' Jonas Blue Feat. William Singe, 'Mama' Liam Payne Feat. Quavo, 'Strip That Down' Little Mix, 'Touch' Rag'n'Bone Man, 'Human' International Group Arcade Fire Foo Fighters Haim The Killers LCD Soundsystem International Female Solo Artist Alicia Keys Bjork Lorde P!nk Taylor Swift International Male Solo Artist Beck Childish Gambino DJ Khaled Drake Kendrick Lamar The star-studded event will take place on February 21 at London's O2 Arena. Comedian and actor Jack Whitehall will host the ceremony for the first time.
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