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The 1975, Florence + The Machine, Sam Smith Among The Nominees For 2019 Brit Awards

Ariana Grande, Drake and Eminem are also in the running in the award ceremony’s International categories.

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The 1975, Florence + The Machine, Jorja Smith and Dua Lipa have all received multiple nominations for the 2019 Brit Awards, which honors music both released in the United Kingdom and worldwide.

In the Mastercard British Album of the Year category, The 1975’s A Brief Inquiry Into Online Relationships and Florence + The Machine’s High As Hope will face off against emerging artist Jorja Smith’s Lost & Found, Anne-Marie’s Speak Your Mind and George Eza’s Staying At Tamara’s.

he 1975 were also nominated for British Group – against nominees that include Arctic Monkeys and Gorillaz – while Florence + The Machine earned a nomination in the British Female Solo Artist category against Anne-Marie, Jorja Smith, Lily Allen and Jess Glynne. Sam Smith and, intriguingly, Aphex Twin were among the nominees in the British Male Solo Artist category.

Anne-Marie and Dua Lipa led all nominees with four nominations apiece; Lipa earned two nominations apiece in British Video of the Year and British Single for her ‘IDGAF’ and the Calvin Harris collaboration ‘One Kiss.’

On the international side, Ariana Grande, Camila Cabello, Cardi B, Christine and the Queens, Janelle Monáe will compete for International Female Solo Artist, with Drake, Eminem, Kamasi Washington, Shawn Mendes and Travis Scott nominated for International Male Solo Artist. The International Group nominees are the Carters (Beyonce & Jay-Z), Brockhampton, First Aid Kit, Twenty One Pilots and Nile Rodgers & Chic.

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.”

The 2019 Brit Awards show takes place at London’s 02 Arena on Wednesday, 20 February.

The full list of 2019 Brit Awards nominees is as follows:

Mastercard British Album of the Year:
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

British Group:
The 1975
Arctic Monkeys
Gorillaz
Little Mix
Years & Years

British Female Solo Artist:
Anne-Marie
Florence + The Machine
Jess Glynne
Jorja Smith
Lily Allen

British Male Solo Artist:
Aphex Twin
Craig David
George Ezra
Giggs
Sam Smith

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’

International Female Solo Artist:
Ariana Grande
Camila Cabello
Cardi B
Christine and the Queens
Janelle Monáe

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

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