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2014 BRIT Award nominations announced

Bastille and Disclosure lead this year’s nominations.


The nominations for the 2014 BRIT Awards have been announced.

Disclosure and Bastille lead the nominations with four each whilst One Direction pick up nominations for British Group and British Single. David Bowie will battle it out for Best British Male Solo Artist against newer artists Jake Bugg, James Blake, John Newman and Tom Odell.

It was also announced that Ellie Goulding has been added to the line-up of performers for the evening. Ellie has picked up nomination for British Female Solo Artist and British Single.

Check out the full nominations below:

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British Male Solo Artist

David Bowie RCA, Sony
Jake Bugg EMI, Universal
James Blake Atlas, Universal
John Newman Island, Universal
Tom Odell Columbia, Sony

British Female Solo Artist

Birdy 14th Floor/Atlantic, Warner
Ellie Goulding Polydor, Universal
Jessie J Lava/Republic Records, Universal
Laura Marling Virgin, Universal
Laura Mvula RCA, Sony

British Group

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Arctic Monkeys Domino Recordings
Bastille Virgin, Universal
Disclosure PMR, Universal
One Direction Syco Music, Sony
Rudimental Asylum, Warner

British Breakthrough Act
Top 5 selected by Voting Academy. Winner identified
by public vote promoted by and BBC Radio 1.

Bastille Virgin, Universal
Disclosure PMR, Universal
Laura Mvula RCA, Sony
London Grammar Metal & Dust Recordings, Ministry of Sound Group
Tom Odell Columbia, Sony

Critics’ Choice
Identified by a panel made up of media critics.

Sam Smith (Winner) Capitol Records, Universal
Chlöe Howl Columbia, Sony
Ella Eyre Virgin, Universal

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British Single
Top ten British singles based on overall sales success in the calendar year are automatically nominated.
Supported by Capital FM & iTunes.

Bastille Pompeii Virgin, Universal
Calvin Harris/Ellie Goulding I Need Your Love Columbia, Sony
Disclosure Ft AlunaGeorge White Noise PMR, Universal
Ellie Goulding Burn Polydor, Universal
John Newman Love Me Again Island, Universal
Naughty Boy Ft Sam Smith La La La Virgin, Universal
Olly Murs Dear Darlin’ Epic, Sony
One Direction One Way Or Another (Teenage Kicks) Syco Music, Sony
Passenger Let Her Go, Nettwerk
Rudimental Ft Ella Eyre Waiting All Night Asylum, Warner

Mastercard British Album of the Year
Supported by The Sun Bizarre Column.

Arctic Monkeys AM Domino Recordings
Bastille Bad Blood Virgin, Universal
David Bowie The Next Day RCA, Sony
Disclosure Settle PMR, Universal
Rudimental Home Asylum, Warner

British Producer of the Year
In association with The MPG Awards.
Identified by a panel overseen by MPG.

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Ethan Johns
Flood (Mark Ellis) & Alan Moulder
Paul Epworth

International Male Solo Artist

Bruno Mars Atlantic, Warner
Drake Cash Money/Republic Records, Universal
Eminem Interscope, Universal
John Grant Bella Union, PIAS
Justin Timberlake RCA, Sony

International Female Solo Artist

Janelle Monae Atlantic, Warner
Katy Perry Virgin, Universal
Lady Gaga Interscope, Universal
Lorde Virgin, Universal
Pink RCA, Sony

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International Group

Arcade Fire Sonovox, Universal
Daft Punk Columbia, Sony
Haim Polydor, Universal
Kings of Leon RCA, Sony
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Macklemore


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