PJ Harvey, Bon Iver, Elbow, Arctic Monkeys, The Vaccines, Feist Among Brit Award Nominees
PJ Harvey, Bon Iver, Elbow, Arctic Monkeys, The Vaccines and Feist are among the nominees for the 2012 Brit Awards, the UK's equivalent of the Grammy. The nominations were announced earlier today at London's Savoy Hotel.
The awards will be handed out February 21 in London with Florence and the Machine, Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds and Blur, with their first live appearance in three years, slated to perform.
Other notable artists and bands getting a nod include Fleet Foxes, Kate Bush, Laura Marling, Anna Calvi and Björk. Surprisingly, British newcomer Ed Sheeran garnered the most nominations, four, including Best British Album of the Year.
Voting is also open, beginning today, January 12, for Best British Breakthrough Act here.
Brit Award 2012 Nominations:
British Male Solo Artist
Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds
British Female Solo Artist
Florence and the Machine
British Breakthrough Act
Chase & Status
Adele - "Someone Like You"
Ed Sheeran - "The A Team"
Example - "Changed The Way You Kissed Me"
Jessie J ft Bob - "Price Tag"
JLS ft Dev - "She Makes Me Wanna"
Military Wives/Gareth Malone - "Wherever You Are"
Olly Murs ft Rizzle Kicks - "Heart Skips A Beat"
One Direction - "What Makes You Beautiful"
Pixie Lott - "All About Tonight"
The Wanted - "Glad You Came"
Mastercard British Album of the Year
Adele - 21
Coldplay - Mylo Xyloto
Ed Sheeran - +
Florence and the Machine - Ceremonials
PJ Harvey - Let England Shake
International Male Solo Artist
International Female Solo Artist
Jay Z/ Kanye West
International Breakthrough Act
Foster The People
Lana Del Rey
Outstanding Contribution to Music
1st - Emeli Sandé
2nd - Maverick Sabre
3rd - Michael Kiwanuka