BRIT Award 2013 nominees unveiled

The Rolling Stones, Alt-J and Emeli Sande are among the nominees for this year’s BRIT Awards.

Jim Ottewill
  • By Jim Ottewill
  • 11 Jan 2013
  • min read
Scottish singer songwriter Emeli continues her run of accolades being named in four categores including best female solo artist and best album as well as having two songs in the best single category.

Alt-J and Mumford & Sons were both nominated in three categories while the likes of Muse, Plan B, Jessie Ware and Paloma Faith were listed for two prizes.

The Rolling Stones have been named in the best live band category, making them the only 2013 nominee to have also been shortlisted in the first BRIT Awards back in 1977.

Elsewhere Amy Winehouse received a posthumous nomination for best female artist.

Nominations for the prizes were unveiled at an event at London’s Savoy last night (10 January) while the BRIT awards ceremony will take place on Wednesday 20 February 2013 at The O2 Arena, London.

The complete list of nominees for the event is below:

British Breakthrough Act Nominees:

Ben Howard
Jake Bugg
Jessie Ware
Rita Ora

British Female Solo Artist Nominees:

Amy Winehouse
Bat for Lashes
Emeli Sandé
Jessie Ware
Paloma Faith

British Group Nominees:

Mumford & Sons
One Direction
The xx

British Live Act Nominees:

Mumford & Sons
The Rolling Stones
The Vaccines

British Male Solo Artist Nominees:

Ben Howard
Calvin Harris
Olly Murs
Richard Hawley
Plan B

British Producer of the Year Nominees:

Damon Albarn
Jake Gosling
Paul Epworth

Special Recognition Award Winner:

War Child UK

Critics’ Choice Award :

Tom Odell - Winner
Laura Mvula

International Group Nominees:

Alabama Shakes
The Black Keys
The Killers
The Script

International Female Solo Artist Nominees:

Alicia Keys
Cat Power
Lana Del Rey

International Male Solo Artist Nominees:

Bruce Springsteen
Frank Ocean
Jack White
Michael Buble

British Single:

Adele Skyfall
Alex Clare Too Close
Coldplay & Rihanna Princess of China  
DJ Fresh Ft Rita Ora Hot Right Now
Emeli Sandé Next To Me
Florence & The Machine Spectrum
James Arthur Impossible
Jessie J Domino
Labrinth Ft Emeli Sandé Beneath Your Beautiful
Olly Murs Ft Flo Rida Troublemaker
Rita Ora Ft Tinie Tempah R.I.P.
Rizzle Kicks Mama Do The Hump
Robbie Williams Candy
Rudimental Ft John Newman Feel The Love

Mastercard British Album of the Year Nominees:

Alt-J An Awesome Wave
Emeli Sandé Our Version Of Events
Mumford & Sons Babel
Paloma Faith Fall To Grace
Plan B Ill Manors