Arctic Monkeys early favourites for Brit Awards double
Band are bookmaker's tip to pick up prizes for Best Album and Best Group at this year's ceremony
The band, who are nominated for two awards and will perform live on the night, are currently bookmakers favourites to pick up both of the awards at the ceremony in February. Scroll down to see William Hill's odds for the two categories Arctic Monkeys are nominated in.
The nominations were revealed at an event in London yesterday (January 9). The ceremony itself will take place on February 19 at London's O2 Arena and will be broadcast on ITV. David Bowie and James Blake will compete with Jake Bugg for British Male Solo Artist. Haim have been nominated for the International Group award and are up against Kings of Leon, Daft Punk and Arcade Fire in the category. Disclosure and Bastille have received the most nominations, with four apiece. Click here for a full list of nominations.
Katy Perry, Ellie Goulding, Bruno Mars, Bastille and Rudimental will all perform at the Brit Awards ceremony, which will be hosted by James Corden. Philip Treacy, the Irish-born, London-based hat maker and designer, has designed this year's Brit Award statue.
Best British Group
Arctic Monkeys (1/3)
One Direction (9/2)
Best British Album
Arctic Monkeys – 'AM' (4/9)
Rudimental – 'Home' (4/1)
Bastille – 'Bad Blood' (4/1)
Disclosure - 'Settle' (8/1)
David Bowie – 'The Next Day' (9/1)