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Adele leads UK's Brit Awards nominations with 4 nods

2016-01-15 21:00

London — Adele, who has sold millions of copies of her third album, looks set to build on her success story at Britain's biggest music awards.

With nods in four categories Adele leads the nominations at the Brits.

Other female singers competing for British female solo artist are Florence Welch, Jess Glynne, Laura Marling and Amy Winehouse, who has been nominated posthumously for the soundtrack to the documentary Amy.

U.S. band The Eagles Of Death Metal, whose concert was targeted in the Paris attacks, is up against U2 in the international group category.

Singer-songwriter James Bay and electronica trio Years & Years also picked up four nominations each.

Here is a full list of the Brit Awards nominees:

British Male Solo Artist
Aphex Twin
Calvin Harris
James Bay
Jamie XX?
Mark Ronson

British Female Solo Artist
Amy Winehouse
Florence & the Machine
Jess Glynne
Laura Marling

British Group
One Direction
Years & Years

British Breakthrough Act
Catfish & the Bottlemen
James Bay
Jess Glynne
Wolf Alice
Years & Years

Critics' Choice
Jack Garratt
Izzy Bizu

British Single
Adele, "Hello"
Calvin Harris & Disciples, "How Deep Is Your Love"
Ed Sheeran & Rudimental, "Bloodstream"
Ellie Goulding, "Love Me Like You Do"
James Bay, "Hold Back the River"
Jess Glynne, "Hold My Hand"
Little Mix, "Black Magic
Olly Murs ft. Demi Lovato, "Up"
Philip George, "Wish You Were Mine"
Years & Years, "King"

MasterCard British Album of the Year
Adele, 25
Coldplay, A Head Full of Dreams
Florence & the Machine, How Big How Blue How Beautiful
James Bay, Chaos & the Calm
Jamie XX, In Colour

British Producer of the Year
Charlie Andrew
Mark Ronson
Mike Crossey
Tom Dalgety

British Artist Video of the Year
Adele, "Hello"
Calvin Harris & Disciples, "How Deep Is Your Love"
Ellie Goulding, "Love Me Like You Do"
Jessie J, "Flashlight"
Little Mix, "Black Magic"
Naughty Boy Ft. Beyonce, Arrow Benjamin, "Runnin (Lose It All)"
One Direction, "Drag Me Down"
Sam Smith, "Writing's on the Wall"
Years & Years, "King"

International Male Solo Artist
Father John Misty
Justin Bieber
Kendrick Lamar
The Weeknd

International Female Solo Artist
Ariana Grande
Courtney Barnett
Lana Del Rey
Meghan Trainor

International Group
Alabama Shakes
Eagles of Death Metal
Major Lazer
Tame Impala

The winners will be announced at a ceremony in London on 24 February.

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