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Ed Sheeran, Dua Lipa, Rag'n'Bone Man dominate BRIT Awards 2018 nominations
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Ed Sheeran, Dua Lipa, Rag'n'Bone Man dominate BRIT Awards 2018 nominations

Ed Sheeran, Dua Lipa and Rag'n'Bone Man have dominated the nominations for the 2018 BRIT Awards. 

Sheeran has three nominations and will be the hot favourite in each category. He is nominated for Album Of The Year, where he faces off against Dua Lipa, J Hus, Rag'n'Bone Man and Stormzy, while he's also the favourite Best British Male, where he's up against both Stormzy and Rag'n'Bone Mam again as well as Liam Gallagher and Loyle Carner, and Best British Single, where is one of 10 nominees. 

Dua Lipa is this year's most nominated artist with five in all. As well as Album Of The Year and Best British Single, she's also nominated for Best British Video, Best British Female Artist, where she'll face stiff competition from Paloma Faith and Jessie Ware, while she also faces down J Hus, Loyle Carner, Dave and Sampha for Brest British Breakthrough Artist. 

Little Mix, Calvin Harris, Clean Bandit, Stormzy, Loyle Carner, Jonas Blue and Liam Payne have also bagged multiple nominations. 

The show, which will take place at London's O2 Arena for an eighth year in succession, will be held on February 21st. The show will be broadcast live on ITV, with Jack Whitehall hosting. 

Dua Lipa, Ed Sheeran, Foo Fighters, Rag'n'Bone Man, Sam Smith and Stormzy are all confirmed to perform on the night.

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The full list of nominations for the 2018 BRIT Awards is as follows:

Best British Album of the Year

Dua Lipa - Dua Lipa
Ed Sheeran - Divide
J Hus - Common Sense
Rag ‘n’ Bone Man - Humour
Stormzy - Gang Signs & Prayer


Best British Male Solo Artist

Ed Sheeran
Liam Gallagher
Loyle Carner
Rag'n'Bone Man
Stormzy


Best British Female Solo Artist

Paloma Faith
Kate Tempest
Jessie Ware
Laura Marling
Dua Lipa

Best British Group

Wolf Alice
Gorillaz
London Grammar
The XX
Royal Blood


Best British Breakthrough Act

Dave
Dua Lipa
J Hus
Loyle Carner
Sampha


Critics’ Choice Award

Jorja Smith - Winner
Mabel
Stefflon Don


Best British Single of the Year

Liam Payne - 'Strip That Down' featuring Quavo
Jax Jones feat. Raye - 'You Don't Know Me'
Clean Bandit - 'Symphony' featuring Zara Larsson
Rag'n'Bone Man - 'Human'
J HUS - 'Did You See'
Calvin Harris - 'Feels' featuring Pharrell Williams, Katy Perry and Big Sean
Dua Lipa - 'New Rules'
Ed Sheeran - 'Shape of You'
Jonas Blue - 'Mama' featuring William Singe
Little Mix - 'Touch'

 

Best British Video

Anne-Marie - 'Ciao Adios'
Calvin Harris - 'Feels' featuring Pharrell Williams, Katy Perry and Big Sean
Clean Bandit - 'Symphony' featuring Zara Larsson
Dua Lipa - 'New Rules'
Liam Payne - 'Strip That Down' featuring Quavo
Ed Sheeran - 'Shape of You'
Harry Styles - 'Sign Of The Times'
Jonas Blue - 'Mama' featuring William Singe
Little Mix - 'Touch'
ZAYN and Taylor Swift - 'I Don't Wanna Live Forever'


Best International Female Solo Artist

Taylor Swift
Lorde
Bjork
P!nk
Alicia Keys


International Male Solo Artist

Kendrick Lemar
Childish Gambino
Drake
Beck
DJ Khaled

Best International Group

Foo Fighters
Arcade Fire
LCD Soundsystem
Haim
The Killers

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