Brit Awards announce their 2017 nominee list


2016 was an incredible year for music and saw the rise of a vast number of international artists. To celebrate some of these artist’s success, The Brit Awards have announce their list of nominees for the best talent hailing from the UK.

The list of nominees includes those such as the late, great David Bowie, commercial dance/pop icon Calvin Harris and garage legend Craig David. Categories include best album of the year as well as best male and female artists. The award ceremony will be held next month, February 22nd.

The full list of nominees can be found below:

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

Best British Female Artist
ANOHNI
Ellie Goulding
Emeli Sandé
Lianne La Havas
NAO

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

Best British Group
The 1975
Bastille
Biffy Clyro
Little Mix
Radiohead

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

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

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

Best Breakthrough Artist
Anne-Marie
Blossoms
Rag’n’Bone Man
Skepta
Stormzy

British Artist Video of the Year
One Direction – ‘History’
Little Mix Feat. Sean Paul – ‘Hair’
ZAYN – ‘Pillowtalk’
Coldplay – ‘Hymn For the Weekend’
Adele – ‘Send My Love (To Your New Lover)’
James Arthur – ‘Say You Won’t Let Go’
Calvin Harris Feat. Rihanna – ‘This is What You Came For’
Clean Bandit Feat. Sean Paul & Anne-Marie – ‘Rockabye’
Tinie Tempah Feat. Zara Larsson – ‘Girls Like’
Jonas Blue Feat. Dakota – ‘Fast Car’

Source: DJ Mag