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Brit Awards 2013 Nominations Announced

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The BRIT Awards 2013 with Mastercard nominations were announced by Radio 1 DJ Nick Grimshaw in a ceremony today at the Savoy Hotel – with Jessie Ware, Mercury Prize winners Alt J and Emeli Sande receiving more than one nomination.

Among the acts vying for the coveted BRIT statue (designed this year by Damien Hirst), 2012's Critic's Choice Award-winner Emeli Sande emerged as the most likely to take home an gong, appearing in three categories: British Female Solo Artist, British Single and MasterCard British Album of The Year.

One of the most highly contested categories looks set to be The British Female Solo award, with (Stylist favourite) Jessie Ware and Paloma Faith up against Emeli Sandé, who performed at both the Olympic opening and closing ceremonies, and the late Amy Winehouse, recognized for her album Lioness: Hidden Treasures which went to Number 1 in the Official UK Album Chart in December 2011.

After stellar performances from Critic’s Choice 2013 award-winner Tom Odell (Jessie Ware also took the stage later in the evening), the acts to perform at next month’s ceremony were also confirmed, with Best Live Act nominees Mumford & Sons, One Direction and Robbie Williams all featuring on the line-up. Broadcast on the 20 February on ITV, and hosted by James Corden, we’ll be keeping our eyes peeled to see if there’s any controversy similar to last year’s awards, when Adele was cut-off mid-acceptance speech. She was nominated for Best Single for the Bond theme Skyfall – so we’ll have to wait and see…

See the full list of nominees below – and let us know who you think will win on twitter @StylistMagazine

British Breakthrough Act

Alt-J

Ben Howard

Jake Bugg

Jessie Ware

Rita Ora

British Female Solo Artist

Amy Winehouse

Bat for Lashes

Emeli Sandé

Jessie Ware

Paloma Faith

British Group

Alt-J

Mumford & Sons

Muse

One Direction

The xx

British LIVE Act

Coldplay

Mumford & Sons

Muse

The Rolling Stones

The Vaccines

British Male Solo Artist

Ben Howard

Calvin Harris

Olly Murs

Richard Hawley

Plan B

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

British Single

Adele, Skyfall

Coldplay & Rihanna, Princess of China

DJ Fresh Ft Rita Ora, Hot Right Now

Emeli Sandé, Next To Me

Florence & The Machine, Spectrum

James Arthur, Impossible

Jessie J, Domino

Alex Clare, Too Close

Labrinth Ft Emeli Sandé, Beneath Your Beautiful

Olly Murs Ft Flo Rida, Troublemaker

Rita Ora Ft Tinie Tempah, R.I.P.

Rizzle Kicks, Mama Do The Hump

Robbie Williams, Candy

Rudimental Ft John Newman, Feel The Love

Stooshe, Black Heart

Special Recognition Award

War Child

Critics’ Choice

Tom Odell

AlunaGeorge

Laura Mvula

International Female Solo Artist

Alicia Keys

Cat Power

Lana Del Rey

Rihanna

Taylor Swift

International Group

Alabama Shakes

The Black Keys

Fun

The Killers

The Script

International Male Solo Artist

Bruce Springsteen

Frank Ocean

Gotye

Jack White

Michael Buble

MasterCard British Album of the Year

Alt-J, An Awesome Wave

Emeli Sandé, Our Version Of Events

Mumford & Sons, Babel

Paloma Faith, Fall To Grace

Plan B, Ill Manors

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