The Brit Awards 2013


The Brit Award 2013 Nominations – in full.

Get watching tonight and we’ll be doing a spot of the old live tweeting as well, find us here:

Quick NB: We won’t be going as mental about One Direction as everyone else (probably)

British Breakthrough Act

Alt-J (Infectious Music)

• Ben Howard (Island / Universal Music)

Jake Bugg (Mercury / Universal Music)

Jessie Ware (Island / PMR / Universal Music)

Rita Ora (Columbia / Roc Nation / Sony Music)

Top 5 selected by Voting Academy. Winner identified by public vote promoted by and BBC Radio 1

British Female Solo Artist

• Amy Winehouse (Island / Universal Music)

• Bat for Lashes (Parlophone / EMI Music)

Emeli Sandé (Virgin / EMI Music)

Jessie Ware (Island / PMR / Universal Music)

Paloma Faith (RCA / Sony Music)

British Group

Alt-J (Infectious Music)

Mumford & Sons (Gentlemen of The Road / Island / Universal Music)

Muse (Helium 3 / Warner Bros / Warner Music)

• One Direction (Syco / Sony Music)

• The xx (Young Turks / XL / Beggars)

British Live Act

• Coldplay (Parlophone / EMI Music)

Mumford & Sons (Gentlemen of The Road / Island / Universal Music)

Muse (Helium 3 / Warner Bros / Warner Music)

• The Rolling Stones (Polydor / Universal Music)

• The Vaccines (Columbia / Sony Music)

British Male Solo Artist

• Ben Howard (Island / Universal Music)

• Calvin Harris (Columbia / Sony Music)

• Olly Murs (Epic / Sony Music)

• Richard Hawley (Parlophone / EMI Music)

• Plan B (679 / Atlantic / Warner Music)

BRITs Global Success Award

The winner of this Award will be announced at the Show on Wednesday 20th February.

British Producer of the Year

• Damon Albarn

• Jake Gosling

• Paul Epworth

Special Recognition Award Winner

War Child UK

Critics’ Choice Award

• Tom Odell (Columbia / Sony Music) – Winner

• AlunaGeorge (Island / Universal Music)

• Laura Mvula (RCA / Sony Music)

In association with War Child Identified by a panel made up of media music critics

International Group 

• Alabama Shakes (Rough Trade / XL / Beggars)

• The Black Keys (Nonesuch / Warner Music)

• Fun (Atlantic / Fuelled By Ramen / Warner Music)

• The Killers (Vertigo / Universal Music)

• The Script (Epic / Phonogenic / Sony Music)

International Female Solo Artist

• Alicia Keys (RCA / Sony Music)

• Cat Power (Matador / XL / Beggars)

• Lana Del Rey (Polydor / Universal Music)

Rihanna (Def Jam / Universal Music)

• Taylor Swift (Mercury / Universal Music)

International Male Solo Artist

• Bruce Springsteen (Columbia / Sony Music)

• Frank Ocean (Def Jam / Universal Music)

• Gotye (Island / Universal Music)

• Jack White (XL Recordings / XL / Beggars)

• Michael Buble (Reprise / Warner Music)

British Single

• Adele ‘Skyfall’ (XL Recordings / XL / Beggars)

• Alex Clare ‘Too Close’ (Island / Universal Music)

• Coldplay & Rihanna ‘Princess of China’ (Parlophone / EMI Music)

• DJ Fresh Ft Rita Ora ‘Hot Right Now’ (Ministry of Sound / Ministry of Sound Group)

Emeli Sandé ‘Next To Me’ (Virgin / EMI Music)

• Florence & The Machine ‘Spectrum’ (Island / Universal Music)

• James Arthur ‘Impossible’ (Syco Music / Sony Music)

• Jessie J ‘Domino’ (Island / Lava / Universal Music)

• Labrinth Ft Emeli Sandé ‘Beneath Your Beautiful’ (Syco Music / Sony Music)

• Olly Murs Ft Flo Rida ‘Troublemaker’ (Epic / Sony Music)

Rita Ora Ft Tinie Tempah ‘R.I.P.’ (Columbia / Roc Nation / Sony Music)

• Rizzle Kicks ‘Mama Do The Hump’ (Island / Universal Music)

• Robbie Williams ‘Candy’ (Island / Universal Music)

• Rudimental Ft John Newman ‘Feel The Love’ (Asylum / Black Butter / Warner Music)

• Stooshe ‘Black Heart’ (Future Cut / Qworks / Warner Bros / Warner Music

Top fifteen British singles based on the biggest sales success in 2012

British Album of the Year

Alt-J ‘An Awesome Wave’ (Infectious Music)

Emeli Sandé ‘Our Version Of Events’ (Virgin / EMI Music)

Mumford & Sons ‘Babel’ (Gentlemen of The Road / Island / Universal Music)

• Paloma Faith ‘Fall To Grace’ (RCA / Sony Music)

• Plan B ‘Ill Manors’ (679 / Atlantic / Warner Music)


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