Sam Smith Leads the BRIT Awards 2015 Nominations List [WATCH VIDEO]

By Ambika Thakur | 3 years ago
Sam Smith Leads the BRIT Awards 2015 Nominations List [WATCH VIDEO]
English singer Sam Smith playing at Royale in Boston August 5th 2013/Estoymuybueno

The Brit Awards are the British Phonographic Industry’s annual pop music awards and the British equivalent of the American Grammy Awards. One Direction, 5SOS and Taylor Swift will also compete for awards at London’s O2 Arena on Feb. 25, 2015. Read on for further details of this event.

According  to the official site of Sam Smith leads the way in the 2015 BRITs nominations list with five nominations including Best Male, Best Album for debut release “In The Lonely Hour” and Best British Single with “Stay With Me.” Closely followed by Ed Sheeran with four nominations at this year’s event including Best Male, Best Album and Best British Video Of The Year for his ballroom dancing inspired promo for “Thinking Out Loud.”

Smith and Sheeran will be competing in four categories including British Video Of The Year, Best British Single With Capital, Best British Album and British Male Solo Artist. Calvin Harris, Bruno Mars and One Direction are also nominated at the BRITs 2015 and will vie for British Video Of The Year.
George Ezra also received four BRIT Award nominations including Best British Breakthrough Act.

BRIT awards 2015 full nominations list: 

BRITISH MALE SOLO

  • Damon Albarn
  • Ed Sheeran
  • George Ezra
  • Paolo Nutini
  • Sam Smith

BRITISH FEMALE SOLO

  • Ella Henderson
  • FKA Twigs
  • Jessie Ware
  • Lily Allen
  • Paloma Faith

BRITISH GROUP 

  • Alt-J
  • Clean Bandit
  • Coldplay
  • One Direction
  • Royal Blood

BEST BRITISH ALBUM

  • Alt-J – This Is All Yours
  • Ed Sheeran – X
  • George Ezra – Wanted On Voyage
  • Royal Blood – Royal Blood
  • Sam Smith – In The Lonely Hour

BRITISH BREAKTHROUGH

  • Chvrches
  • FKA Twigs
  • George Ezra
  • Royal Blood
  • Sam Smith

BEST BRITISH SINGLE WITH CAPITAL

  • Calvin Harris – “Summer”
  • Clean Bandit ft Jess Glynne – “Rather Be”
  • Duke Dumont ft Jax Jones – “I Got U”
  • Ed Sheeran – “Thinking Out Loud”
  • Ella Henderson – “Ghost”
  • George Ezra – “Budapest”
  • Mark Ronson ft Bruno Mars – “Uptown Funk”
  • Route 94 ft Jess Glynne – “My Love”
  • Sam Smith – “Stay With Me”
  • Sigma – “Nobody to Love”

BRITISH VIDEO OF THE YEAR

  • Calvin Harris – “Summer”
  • Charli XCX – “Boom Clap”
  • Duke Dumont ft Jax Jones – “I Got U”
  • Ed Sheeran – “Thinking Out Loud”
  • Mark Ronson ft Bruno Mars – “Uptown Funk”
  • One Direction – “You And I”
  • Rita Ora – “I Will Never Let You Down”
  • Route 94 ft Jess Glynne – “My Love”
  • Sam Smith – “Stay With Me”
  • Sigma – “Nobody To Love”

INTERNATIONAL GROUP

  • 5 Seconds of Summer
  • The Black Keys
  • First Aid Kit
  • Foo Fighters
  • The War On Drugs

INTERNATIONAL FEMALE

  • Beyonce
  • Lana Del Ray
  • Sia
  • St Vincent
  • Taylor Swift

INTERNATIONAL MALE

  • Beck
  • Hozier
  • Jack White
  • John Legend
  • Pharrell Williams

CRITICS’ CHOICE 

  • James Bay – WINNER
  • George The Poet
  • Years & Years

For more information, check out this link.

And that’s it for MNG’s BRIT Awards 2015 nominations update. For more details coming up about the event, stay tuned here at  Movie News Guide (MNG).

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Photo Source: Wikimedia Commons/ Estoymuybueno

 

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