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Get Your Glad Rags On, It’s The Brits!

Yes, it’s that time of year again! The Brit awards are back and this year is set to be bigger and better than ever.

Who will win, who will lose but more to the point when will the albums be out – summer, Christmas?  We take a look.

For those of you who don’t know what the Brits are (Have you been living under a rock?) the Brit Awards celebrate everything British in the music industry.

The awards ceremony is very glamorous and only the biggest celebrities in town attend.  This years host will be James Corden who has presented the show for four years in a row and he has done pretty well… lets not talk about THAT Adele moment!

This year there are 12 categories and the nominees are;-

Best producer:

  • Ethan Johns
  • Flood & Alan Moulder
  • Paul Epworth

British Video:

  • Calvin Harris
  • Ellie Goulding
  • John Newman
  • Naughty Boy
  • One Direction

British Breakthrough Act:

  • Bastille
  • Disclosure
  • Laura Mvula
  • London Grammar
  • Tom Odell

Critic’s Choice Awards:

  • Chloe Howl
  • Ella Eyre
  • Sam Smith

British Female Solo Artist:

  • Birdy
  • Ellie Goulding
  • Jessie J
  • Laura Marling
  • Laura Mvula

International Female Solo Artist:

  • Janelle Monáe
  • Katy Perry
  • Lady Gaga
  • Lorde
  • Pink

British Group:

  • Arctic Monkeys
  • Bastille
  • Disclosure
  • One Direction
  • Rudimental

International Group:

  • Arcade Fire
  • Daft Punk
  • Haim
  • Kings Of Leon
  • Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

British Male Solo Artist:

  • David Bowie
  • Jake Bugg
  • James Blake
  • John Newman
  • Tom Odell

International Male Solo Artist:

  • Bruno Mars
  • Drake
  • Eminem
  • John Grant
  • Justin Timberlake

British Single:

  • Bastille
  • Calvin Harris
  • Disclosure
  • Ellie Goulding
  • John Newman
  • Naughty Boy
  • Olly Murs
  • One Direction
  • Passenger
  • Rudimental

Mastercard British Album Of The Year:

  • Arctic Monkeys
  • Bastilla
  • David Bowie
  • Disclosure
  • Rudimental

This year’s ceremony sees huge acts performing such as Bruno Mars, Katy Perry & The Arctic Monkeys.  There’s also a rumour going round that Beyonce will be performing her latest single ‘Drunk In Love’.

All of the nominees have had popular singles and albums over the past year and are anticipated to do well in 2014.

A few of the acts are touring in 2014 – such as Bastille & Katy Perry and there are already rumours of new album releases in time for Christmas 2014.

Which one would you like to find in your Christmas Stocking this year?



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