The nominations are in for Britian’s equivalent of the Grammy awards — and pop stars Dua Lipa and Ed Sheeran lead the pack.


The 2018 Brit Awards go down Februray 21st at London’s iconic O2 Arena. With other high profile acts like Gorillaz, LCD Soundsystem, Katy Perry, Kendrick Lamar, Lorde, Calvin Harris, The Killers and Drake also nominated, it will be undoubtedly a star-studded event spanning a wide variety of genres and an insane amount of talent.

Lipa, best known for “New Rules,” has five total nominations for British breakthrough artist, British female solo artist, British album of the year, British single and British artist video of the year. The “Shape of You” singer/songwriter is nominated for four including British male solo artist, British album of the year, British single and British artist video of the year. This comes as his album Multiply dominated the charts in 2017.

See the full list of noms below — and check back for an updated winners list on the night of the ceremony! Congrats and good luck to all the amazing artists!

Brit Awards 2018 Nominations

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