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Brit Awards 2018: Ed Sheeran and Dua Lipa lead nominations

Ed Sheeran

Story by Jack Foley

ED Sheeran and Dua Lipa lead the nominees for this year’s Brit Awards.

Sheeran is nominated for four awards, including British male solo artist, British album of the year, British single and British artist video of the year. While Lipa is up for five, including British breakthrough artist, British female solo artist, British album of the year, British single and British artist video of the year.

Besides being the leading nominees, both are set to perform at this year’s ceremony, which takes place at London’s O2 Arena on February 21.

Sam Smith, Stormzy and Foo Fighters have also been confirmed to appear.

Another multiple nominee is Rag ‘N’ Bone Man, who is nominated three times.

The full list of nominees is as follows…

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
Björk
Lorde
P!nk
Taylor Swift

International Male Solo Artist
Beck
Childish Gambino
DJ Khaled
Drake
Kendrick Lamar