London rapper Dave and Scottish superstar Lewis Capaldi lead the nominations for the 40th BRIT Awards ceremony with four mentions each.
Both artists are nominated in the same four categories: Male Solo Artist, Best New Artist, Song of the Year and the Mastercard Album of the Year award.
Harry Styles received his first solo nomination for the Mastercard Album of the Year, for his second album “Fine Line.”
Other BRIT Awards nominees in the category of Song of the Year include Ed Sheeran & Justin Bieber’s “I Don’t Care,” Sam Smith & Normani’s “Dancing with a Stranger,” and “Nothing Breaks Like a Heart” by Miley Cyrus and Mark Ronson.
In the International categories, nominees include Ariana Grande, Camila Cabello, Billie Eilish, Bruce Springsteen and Post Malone.
The BRITS will be handed out in London on February 18th. Nominees include:
Stormzy – Heavy Is The Head Michael Kiwanuka – Kiwanuka Lewis Capaldi – Divinely Uninspired To A Hellish Extent Dave – Psychodrama Harry Styles – Fine Line
Best British Female
Mabel Freya Ridings FKA Twigs Charli XCX Mahalia
Best British Male
Harry Styles Lewis Capaldi Dave Michael Kiwanuka Stormzy
Best British Group
Coldplay Foals Bring Me The Horizon D-Block Europe Bastille
Best New Artist
Aitch Lewis Capaldi Dave Mabel Sam Fender
Ed Sheeran & Justin Bieber – “I Don’t Care” Mabel – “Don’t Call Me Up” Calvin Harris ft Rag ‘N’ Bone Man – “Giant” Dave ft Burna Boy – “Location” Mark Ronson ft Miley Cyrus – “Nothing Breaks Like A Heart” AJ Tracey – “Ladbroke Grove” Lewis Capaldi – “Someone You Loved” Tom Walker – “Just You And I” Sam Smith ft Normani – “Dancing With A Stranger” Stormzy – “Vossi Bop”
Ariana Grande Billie Eilish Camila Cabello Lana Del Rey Lizzo
Bruce Springsteen Burna Boy Tyler, The Creator Dermot Kennedy Post Malone
Rising Star Award: Celeste