Dua Lipa, Ed Sheeran lead 2018 BRIT awards nominations

ANI | Updated: Jan 14, 2018 13:47 IST

Washington D.C.[U.S.A], Jan 14 (ANI): The nominations for 2018 BRIT Awards have been revealed and Dua Lipa leads with five nominations, while Ed Sheeran is nominated for four awards.

According to Billboard, the 22-year-old leads the charge at this year's Brit Awards with five nominations, including best album.

The singer is also up for British best female solo artist, British album of the year, British single and British artist video of the year. She narrowly beat Sheeran, who is nominated for four awards, including British album of the year.

Meanwhile, former One Direction bandmates Harry Styles, Zayn Malik and Liam Payne will go head to head in the category of British Artist Video of the Year.

Styles' eccentric piano ballad 'Sign Of The Times' and Malik's Taylor Swift collaboration 'Don't wanna live forever' will battle it out with Payne's slick dance track 'Strip that down' featuring Quavo at the star-studded ceremony.

Besides being the leading nominees, both Sheeran and Lipa are set to perform at this year's Brits, joining a lineup that also includes Sam Smith, Stormzy and Foo Fighters.

The full list of nominations is here:

British Artist Video of the Year

Anne-Marie, 'Ciao Adios'

Calvin Harris Feat. Pharrell Williams/Katy Perry/Big Sean, 'Feels'

Clean Bandit Feat. Zara Larsson, 'Symphony'

Dua Lipa, 'New Rules'

Ed Sheeran, 'Shape of You'

Harry Styles, 'Sign of The Times'

Jonas Blue Feat. William Singe, 'Mama'

Liam Payne Feat. Quavo, 'Strip That Down'

Little Mix, 'Touch'

ZAYN and Taylor Swift, 'I Don't Wanna Live Forever'

British Breakthrough Act

Dave

Dua Lipa

J Hus

Loyle Carner

Sampha

British Female Solo Artist

Dua Lipa

Jessie Ware

Kate Tempest

Laura Marling

Paloma Faith

British Male Solo Artist

Ed Sheeran

Liam Gallagher

Loyle Carner

Rag'N'Bone Man

Stormzy

British Group

Gorillaz

London Grammar

Royal Blood

Wolf Alice

The xx

British Album of the Year

Dua Lipa, Dua Lipa

Ed Sheeran, ÷

J Hus, Common Sense

Rag'n'Bone Man, Human

Stormzy, Gang Signs & Prayer

British Single

Calvin Harris Feat. Pharrell Williams/Katy Perry/Big Sean, 'Feels'

Clean Bandit Feat. Zara Larsson, 'Symphony'

Dua Lipa, 'New Rules'

Ed Sheeran, 'Shape of You'

J Hus, 'Did You See'

Jax Jones Feat. Raye, 'You Don't Know Me'

Jonas Blue Feat. William Singe, 'Mama'

Liam Payne Feat. Quavo, 'Strip That Down'

Little Mix, 'Touch'

Rag'n'Bone Man, 'Human'

International Group

Arcade Fire

Foo Fighters

Haim

The Killers

LCD Soundsystem

International Female Solo Artist

Alicia Keys

Bjork

Lorde

P!nk

Taylor Swift

International Male Solo Artist

Beck

Childish Gambino

DJ Khaled

Drake

Kendrick Lamar

The star-studded event will take place on February 21 at London's O2 Arena. Comedian and actor Jack Whitehall will host the ceremony for the first time. (ANI)

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