Drake, Rihanna, Beyonce, Skepta Nominated For 2017 BRIT Awards

The nominations list for the 2017 edition of the Brit awards has been unveiled with Nigerian born UK rapper Michael Adenuga aka Skepta leading the pack of nominees with 3 nominations to his name. British girl group, Little Mix and Rihanna also have 3 nominations each joining Skepta as the highest nominees for this year’s edition. The above mentioned acts are followed closely by the late singer Sir David Bowie and Drake who have 2 nominations each.

The unveiling for the 2017 Brit awards nominees was aired live on TV for the first time on Saturday 14th January with popular TV personality Emma Willis as host and viewer’s choice winner Rag n Bone performing alongside a few other nominated artistes.

Organizers say the Brit awards showcases the best of British and International music and highlights how important the UK music industry is on a global scale.

Find the full nominations list below…

Nominations for 2017 Brit Awards

British Male Solo Artist
Craig David
David Bowie
Kano
Michael Kiwanuka
Skepta

British Female Solo Artist
Anohni
Ellie Goulding
Emeli Sandé
Lianne La Havas
Nao

British Group
The 1975
Bastille
Biffy Clyro
Little Mix
Radiohead

British Breakthrough Act
Anne-Marie
Blossoms
Rag’n’Bone Man
Skepta
Stormzy

British Single
Alan Walker – Faded
Calum Scott – Dancing On My Own
Calvin Harris feat. Rihanna – This Is What You Came For
Clean Bandit feat. 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 feat. Zara Larsson – Girls Like
Zayn – Pillowtalk

Mastercard British Album Of The Year
The 1975 – I Like It When You Sleep For You Are Beautiful Yet So Unaware Of It
David Bowie – Blackstar
Kano – Made In the Manor
Michael Kiwanuka –  Love & Hate
Skepta – Konnichiwa

British Artist Video Of The Year
Adele – Send My Love (To Your New Lover)
Calvin Harris feat. Rihanna – This Is What You Came For
Clean Bandit feat. 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 feat. Sean Paul – Hair
One Direction – History
Tinie Tempah feat. Zara Larsson – Girls Like
Zayn – Pillowtalk

International Male Solo Artist
Bon Iver
Bruno Mars
Drake
Leonard Cohen
The Weeknd

International Female Solo Artist
Beyoncé
Christine and the Queens
Rihanna
Sia
Solange

International Group
A Tribe Called Quest
Drake & Future
Kings of Leon
Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds
Twenty One Pilots

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