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Adele leads 2016 BRIT Awards nominations

The superstar leads this year’s pack of nominees.

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The nominations for the BRIT Awards 2016 have been announced with superstar Adele leading the charge with four nominations.

Adele has been nominated for British Female Solo Artist, MasterCard British Album of the Year, British Artist Video of the Year and British Single. Other nominees for this year’s awards include Years & Years, James Bay and a posthumous nod for Amy Winehouse.

The BRIT Awards will take place on Wednesday 24 February at The O2 in London. Ant and Dec will be hosting and there will be live performances from Adele, Coldplay, Justin Bieber, Jess Glynne, James Bay, the Weeknd and Little Mix.

Take a look at the full list of nominations:

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British Male Solo Artist

Aphex Twin
Calvin Harris
James Bay
Jamie xx
Mark Ronson

British Female Solo Artist

Amy Winehouse
Florence + the Machine
Jess Glynne
Laura Marling

British Group

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One Direction
Years & Years

British Breakthrough Act

Catfish and the Bottlemen
James Bay
Jess Glynne
Wolf Alice
Years & Years

Mastercard British Album of the Year

Adele – 25
Coldplay – A Head Full of Dreams
Florence + the Machine – How Big How Blue How Beautiful
James Bay – Chaos and the Calm
Jamie xx – In Colour

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British Producer of the Year

Charlie Andrew
Mark Ronson
Mike Crossey
Tom Dalgety

British Single

Adele – Hello
Calvin Harris and Disciples – How Deep Is Your Love
Ed Sheeran and Rudimental – Bloodstream
Ellie Goulding – Love Me Like You Do
James Bay – Hold Back the River
Jess Glynne – Hold My Hand
Little Mix – Bad Magic
Olly Murs ft Demi Lovato – Up
Philip George – Wish You Were Mine
Years & Years – King

British Artist Video of the Year

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Adele – Hello
Calvin Harris and Disciples – How Deep Is Your Love
Ed Sheeran – Photograph
Jessie J – Flashlight
Little Mix – Black Magic
Naughty Boy ft Beyoncé and Arrow Benjamin – Runnin’ (Lose it All)
One Direction – Drag Me Down
Sam Smith – Writing’s on the Wall
Years & Years – King

International Male Solo Artist

Father John Misty
Justin Bieber
Kendrick Lamar
The Weeknd

International Female Solo Artist

Ariana Grande
Courtney Barnett
Lana del Rey
Meghan Trainor

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International Group

Alabama Shakes
Eagles of Death Metal
Major Lazer
Tame Impala


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