BRIT Awards 2017: Nominations Revealed!

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New year, new set of award shows. This time it comes from Blighty, and for those who don’t know what Blighty is, basically, it’s the UK. The BRIT Awards are hosting their 37th annual show this year on Feb. 22nd live from the o2 Arena in London!

Performances from the likes of Little Mix, the 1975 and Emeli Sande have already been confirmed.

Here are the nominees for this year’s BRIT Awards!


British Female Solo Artist

  • Anohni
  • Ellie Goulding
  • Emeli Sandé
  • NAO
  • Lianna La Havas

British Male Solo Artist

  • Craig David
  • David Bowie
  • Kano
  • Skepta
  • Michael Kiwanuka

British Group

  • the 1975
  • Bastille
  • Biffy Clyro
  • Little Mix
  • Radiohead

International Female Solo Artist

  • Beyoncé
  • Solange
  • Rihanna
  • Sia
  • Christine and the Queens

International Male Solo Artist

  • Bruno Mars
  • Leonard Cohen
  • The Weeknd
  • Bon Iver
  • Drake

British Single

  • Alan Walker – Faded
  • Calum Scott – Dancing on My Own
  • Calvin Harris featuring Rihanna – This Is What You Came For
  • Clean Bandit featuring Sean Paul & Anne Marie – Rockabye
  • Coldplay – Hymn For The Weekend
  • James Arthur – Say You Won’t Let Go
  • Jonas Blue feat. Dakota – Fast Car
  • Little Mix – Shout Out To My Ex
  • Tinie Tempah featuring Zara Larsson – Girls Like
  • ZAYN – PILLOWTALK

International Group

  • A Tribe Called Quest
  • Drake & Future
  • Kings of Leon
  • Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds
  • twenty one pilots

Mastercard British Album of the Year

  • the 1975 – i like when it when you sleep, for you are so beautiful yet so unaware of it
  • David Bowie – Blackstar
  • Kano – Made in the Manor
  • Michael Kiwanuka – Love & Hate
  • Skepta – Konnichiwa

British Artist Video*

  • Adele – Send My Love (To Your New Lover)
  • Calvin Harris featuring Rihanna – This Is What You Came For
  • Clean Bandit featuring Sean Paul & Anne Marie – Rockabye
  • Coldplay – Hymn For The Weekend
  • James Arthur – Say You Won’t Let Go
  • Jonas Blue featuring Dakota – Fast Car
  • Little Mix featuring Sean Paul – Hair
  • One Direction – History
  • Tinie Tempah featuring Zara Larsson – Girls Like
  • ZAYN – PILLOWTALK

British Breakthrough Act**

  • Anne Marie
  • Blossoms
  • Rag’N’Bone Man
  • Skepta
  • Stormzy

Critics Choice***

  • Rag’N’Bone Man
  • Dua Lipa
  • Anne Marie

So here are your nominees for the 2017 BRIT Awards! Congratulations to all those nominated. Don’t forget UK viewers to tune in at 8PM on February 22nd on ITV to watch the show live, where, of course, it will be jam packed full of entertainment.

*British Artist Video is voted by the public. Head over to the BRITs website by clicking here to find out how to vote, and to see the live leader board. Be quick, as voting closes Friday 20th January.

**British Breakthrough Act will also be voted by the public. Head over the BRITs website by clicking here to keep an eye out for when and how to vote.

***The Critics Choice Award winner is always announced prior to the actual show itself. The BRITs Academy take a list of new and upcoming artists who have huge potential further on in their career. That list is then shortlisted to 3 artists, and a winner is then chosen by the BRITs Academy. Past winners have included the likes of Adele, Jessie J, Ellie Goulding, Florence + The Machine and Sam Smith. Congratulations to Rag’N’Bone Man for winning the award.

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