IDLES, The 1975, and Dua Lipa amongst artists nominated for 2019 BRIT Awards

The awards will be held in London on February
20

2019 BRIT AwardsIDLES’ Joe Talbot, The 1975’s
Matty Healy, and Dua Lipa

IDLES, The 1975, and Dua Lipa are amongst the
stars in the running for the 2019 BRIT Awards, it has been
revealed.

The nominations were announced earlier today (January 12) in a
special televised programme. The winners will be revealed next
month at the annual awards ceremony, which is due to take place at
London’s The o2 on February 20.

Lipa and Anne-Marie are the most nominated artists this year,
with four nods apiece. The ‘New Rules’ singer is up for two
awards in both the Best British Single and Best British Artist
Video Of The Year categories for ‘IDGAF’ and her Calvin Harris
collaboration, ‘One Kiss’. Anne-Marie, meanwhile, is also
nominated in those categories as well as Best British Female Solo
and Mastercard Best British Album.

IDLES are in the running for Best British Breakthrough, where
they’ll go up against Ella Mai, Jorja Smith, Tom Walker, and
Mabel. The 1975 could go home with two trophies on the night, with
them nominated for Best British Group and Mastercard Best British
Album.

The full list of nominees is as follows:

Best British Male Solo

Aphex Twin
Craig David
George Ezra
Giggs
Sam Smith

Best British Female Solo

Anne-Marie
Florence + The Machine
Jess Glynne
Jorja Smith
Lily Allen

Best British Single

Anne-Marie – ‘2002’
Calvin Harris & Dua Lipa – ‘One Kiss’
Clean Bandit – ‘Solo
Dua Lipa – ‘IDGAF’
George Ezra – ‘Shotgun’
Jess Glynne – ‘I’ll Be There’
Ramz – ‘Barking’
Rudimental – ‘These Days’
Sigala & Paloma Faith – ‘Lullaby’
Tom Walker – ‘Leave A Light On’

Best British Group

The 1975
Arctic Monkeys
Gorillaz
Little Mix
Years & Years

Best British Breakthrough

Ella Mai
IDLES
Jorja Smith
Mabel
Tom Walker

Best British Artist Video Of The Year

Anne-Marie – ‘2002’
Calvin Harris & Dua Lipa – ‘One Kiss’
Rudimental – ‘These Days’
Little Mix ft. Nicki Minaj – ‘Woman Like Me’
Dua Lipa – ‘IDGAF’
Rita Ora – ‘Phoenix’
Jax Jones – ‘Breathe’
Clean Bandit – ‘Solo’
Jonas Blue – ‘Rise’
Rita Ora and Liam Payne – ‘For You’

Best International Male Solo

Drake
Eminem
Kamasi Washington
Shawn Mendes
Travis Scott

Best International Group

Brockhampton
The Carters
First Aid Kit
Nile Rodgers & Chic
Twenty One Pilots

Best International Female Solo

Ariana Grande
Camila Cabello
Cardi B
Christine And The Queens
Janelle Monáe

Mastercard Best British Album

The 1975 – ’A Brief Inquiry Into Online Relationships’
Anne-Marie – ‘Speak Your Mind’
Florence + The Machine – ‘High As Hope’
George Ezra – ‘Staying At Tamara’s’
Jorja Smith – ‘Lost & Found’

In a press release, BRITs Chairman and Chairman and CEO of Sony
Music UK and Ireland Jason Iley said: “These nominations
illustrate what an incredible year it has been for British talent
and remind us what a great time it is to be a music fan, both in
the UK and beyond.

“I’m delighted to see the nominations representing talent
across a wide variety of genres – from returning artists to some
incredibly exciting new talent, who are set to become the stars of
the future. With such a strong list of nominees, we are certain of
a fiercely contested and exciting night at the awards show in
February.”


Jack Whitehall has already been confirmed to return to host the
2019 BRIT Awards
, while the first winner of this year’s event
was announced last month.
Sam Fender was named the BRITs Critics’ Choice winner for
2019
, after being nominated alongside Lewis Capaldi and
Mahalia.

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