On January 13 the BRIT Awards revealed the nominees for the 2018 awards ceremonies. British pop stars Dua Lipa topped the list of nominees with five, followed by Ed Sherran with four.

The ceremonies will take place in London at the O2 Arena on February 21. Rag ‘n’ Bone Man, Ed Sheeran, Sam Smith, Dua Lipa, Stormzy, and the Foo Fighters are all scheduled to perform at the gala event.

Lipa is the only female nominee vying for the Album of the Year award.

Former One Direction bandmates Harry Styles, Zayn Malik, and Liam Payne are all competing for the Video of the Year award.

East London rapper J Hus, Liam Payne, Rag ‘n’ Bone Man, Stormzy, Little Mix, Calvin Harris with Pharrell Williams, Katy Perry, and Big Sean;Clean Bandit with Zara Larsson, Loyle Carner, and Jonas Blue with William Single have all garneerd multiple nominations.

Jorja Smith was name the 2018 BRIT Critics Choice Award winner. Sam Smith, Ed Sherran, and Jessie J have all won the award and gone on to great success in music.

Steve Mac was named the Producer of the Year.

The nominees for the 2018 BRIT Award nominees are:

British Album of the Year:
“Dua Lipa” by Dua Lipa
“Divide” by Ed Sheeran
“Common Sense” by J Hus
“Humour” by Rag ‘n’ Bone Man
“Gang Signs & Prayer” by Stormzy

British Male Solo Artist:
Ed Sheeran
Liam Gallagher
Loyle Carner
Rag ‘n’ Bone Man
Stormzy

British Female Solo Artist:
Paloma Faith
Kate Tempest
Jessie Ware
Laura Marling
Dua Lipa

British Group:
Wolf Alice
Gorillaz
London Grammar
The XX
Royal Blood

British Breakthrough Artist:
Dave
Dua Lipa
J Hus
Loyle Carner
Sampha

British Artis Video of the Year:
“Ciao Adios” by Anne-Marie
“Feels” by Calvin Harris with Pharrell Williams, Katy Perry, and Big Sean
“Symphony” by Clean Bandit with Zara Larsson
“New Rules” by Dua Lipa
“Shape of You” by Ed Sheeran
“Sign of the Times” by Harry Styles
“Mama” by Jonas Blue with William Singe
“Strip that Down” by Liam Payne with Quavo
“Touch” by Little Mix
“I Don’t Wanna Live Forever” by Zayn with Taylor Swift

British Single of the Year:
“Strip that Down” by Liam Payne with Quavo
“You Don’t Know Me” by Jax Jones with Raye
“Symphony” by Clean Bandit with Zara Larsson
“Human” by Rag ‘n’ Bone Man
“Did You See by J Hus
“Feels” by Calvin Harris with Pharrell Williams, Katy Perry, and Big Sean
“New Rules” by Dua Lipa
“Shape of You” by Ed Sheeran
“Mama” by Jonas Blue with William Singe
“Touch” by Little Mix

International Female Solo Artist:
Taylor Swift
Lorde
Bjork
P!nk
Alicia Keys

International Male Solo Artist:
Kendrick Lamar
Childish Gambino
Drake
Beck
DJ Khalid

International Group:
Foo Fighters
Arcade Fire
LCD Soundsystem
Haim
The Killers

 

photo taken from The BRITS Facebook page.

 

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