Here’s the full list of Brit Awards nominations

Women dominate this year’s Brit Awards shortlist, with female solo artists Dua Lipa and Anne-Marie both earning four nominations.

For the second year running, pop star  Dua Lipa leads, collecting two nominations for British single and two for British artist video of the year – where she will have to fend off competition from girl group Little Mix.

Her track IDGAF and her collaboration with Scottish chart-topping DJ Calvin Harris, One Kiss, appear on both shortlists.

Last year Lipa secured five Brit nominations, one more than Ed Sheeran received that year following the release of his third album Divide.

Anne-Marie, who shot to fame after featuring on Clean Bandit’s Rockabye alongside Sean Paul, is also handed four nods, including one for British female solo artist.

Jess Glynne, who last year broke the record for most number one singles by a British female solo artist, receives two nominations including one for British female solo artist.

Last year’s critics’ choice award winner, Jorja Smith, returns to claim an impressive three nods for British album, British female solo artist and British breakthrough act.


Increased diversity at the Brits comes two years after the awards body said it would take “a fresh look at the metrics” following criticism for a 2016 shortlist which featured not one black or ethnic minority artist.

In the British single category, Lipa’s IDGAF will compete with Glynne’s I’ll Be There and Clean Bandit and Demi Lovato’s Solo.

The race to claim the British album gong will see Sam Smith’s Lost & Found, The 1975’s A Brief Inquiry Into Online Relationships and George Ezras UK number one album Staying At Tamara’s go head to head.

Drake and Eminem are both nominated for international male, as is American jazz saxophonist Kamasi Washington, a surprise entry.

An especially strong international women’s category sees Ariana Grande, Cardi B and Camila Cabello compete for the prize.

Ariana Grande

In the international group category, established names like Beyonce and Jay-Z (The Carters) and Nile Rodgers & Chic face competition from up-and-comers twentyonepilots.

Despite increased representation, grime and UK hip hop feature less prominently this year, with only south London rapper Giggs and afroswing artist Ramz receiving nods.

And despite a year in the spotlight following the release of her autobiography My Thoughts Exactly and her fourth album No Shame, Lily Allen receives only a single nomination for British female solo artist – as she did in 2015 following the release of her third album Sheezus.

Here is a full list of all the nominees:

British male solo artist

Sam Smith

Craig David

Aphex Twin


George Ezra

British female solo artist

Florence + The Machine

Jorja Smith


Lily Allen

Jess Glynne


British single

Calvin Harris & Dua Lipa – One Kiss

George Ezra – Shotgun

Rudimental ft Macklemore, Jess Glynne and Dan Caplen – These Days

Dua Lipa – IDGAF

Anne-Marie – 2002

Clean Bandit ft Demi Lovato – Solo

Sigala ft Paloma Faith – Lullaby

Ramz – Barking

Jess Glynne – I’ll Be There

Tom Walker – Leave A Light On

British group

Arctic Monkeys


The 1975

Little Mix

Years & Years

Arctic Monkeys

British breakthrough act



Ella Mai

Tom Walker

Jorja Smith

British album

Jorja Smith – Lost & Found

The 1975 – A Brief Inquiry Into Online Relationships

Florence + The Machine – High As Hope

Anne-Marie – Speak Your Mind

George Ezra – Staying At Tamara’s

Florence and the Machine

British artist video of the year

Anne-Marie – 2002

Calvin Harris & Dua Lipa – One Kiss

Clean Bandit ft Demi Lovato – Solo

Dua Lipa – IDGAF

Jax Jones ft Ina Wroldsen – Breathe

Jonas Blue ft Jack & Jack – Rise

Liam Payne and Rita Ora – For You (50 Shades Free)

Little Mix ft Nicki Minaj – Woman Like Me

Rita Ora – Let You Love Me

Rudimental ft Macklemore, Jess Glynne and Dan Caplen – These Days

International male



Kamasi Washington

Shawn Mendes

Travis Scott

Liam Payne

International female

Cardi B

Camila Cabello

Christine And The Queens

Ariana Grande

Janelle Monae

International group

The Carters

First Aid Kit


Nile Rodgers & CHIC

Twenty One Pilots

The Brit Awards will take place on February 20 at London’s O2 Arena at 8pm.

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