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Brit Awards 2016: The nominations

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Image caption This year's Brit Awards statue has been created by fashion designer Pam Hogg

The Brit Awards will be handed out to the year's best music acts from the UK and beyond at the O2 Arena in London on 24 February. The nominees are:

British male solo artist

  • Aphex Twin
  • Calvin Harris
  • James Bay
  • Jamie xx
  • Mark Ronson

British female solo artist

  • Adele
  • Amy Winehouse
  • Florence + the Machine
  • Jess Glynne
  • Laura Marling

British group

  • Blur
  • Coldplay
  • Foals
  • One Direction
  • Years & Years

British breakthrough act

  • Catfish and the Bottlemen
  • James Bay
  • Jess Glynne
  • Wolf Alice
  • Years & Years

Critics' choice

  • Jack Garratt - winner
  • Izzy Bizu
  • Frances

Brits global success award

To be announced

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

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 and the Calm
  • Jamie xx - In Colour

British producer of the year

  • Charlie Andrew - winner
  • Mark Ronson
  • Mike Crossey
  • Tom Dalgety

British artist video of the year

  • Adele - Hello
  • Calvin Harris & Disciples - How Deep Is Your Love
  • Ed Sheeran - Photograph
  • 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

  • Drake
  • Father John Misty
  • Justin Bieber
  • Kendrick Lamar
  • The Weeknd

International female solo artist

  • Ariana Grande
  • Bjork
  • Courtney Barnett
  • Lana Del Rey
  • Meghan Trainor

International group

  • Alabama Shakes
  • Eagles of Death Metal
  • Major Lazer
  • Tame Impala
  • U2

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