Royal Blood and Ed Sheeran among bookies favourites at Brit Awards 2015

Sam Smith and Taylor Swift also tipped to win prizes at this evening's ceremony

Ed Sheeran, Sam Smith, Royal Blood and Taylor Swift are among the favourites to be victorious at tonight’s Brit Awards.

The latest odds from bookmakers William Hill have Ed Sheeran established as favourite to win in the category of Bets Album and Best Male while Sam Smith is tipped to collect the award for Best British Breakthrough ahead of Royal Blood and FKA Twigs.

Royal Blood are favourites to win Best Group with odds of just 2/1 while Mark Ronson’s Number One single ‘Uptown Funk’ is predicted to pick up the prize for Best Single.

William Hill also have odds on individual incidents happening on the night, including Kanye West to run on stage during the awarding of International Female Solo Artist (6/1) and hosts Ant and Dec to perform a full live version of one of their singles (10/1).

The Brit Awards 2015 will take place at London’s O2 Arena tonight (February 25) and will be broadcast live on ITV. Performnces on the night will come from Kanye West, Madonna, Taylor Swift, Ed Sheeran, Sam Smith, Paloma Faith, Royal Blood, George Ezra and Take That.

Best Group:

Royal Blood (1/2)
One Direction (3/1)
Coldplay (5/1)
Clean Bandit (6/1)
Alt-J (12/1)

Best Album:

Ed Sheeran – ‘X’ (4/9)
Sam Smith – ‘In The Lonely Hour’ (5/2)
Royal Blood – ‘Royal Blood’ (9/1)
George Ezra – ‘Wanted On Voyage’ (9/1)
Alt-J – ‘This Is All Yours’ (20/1)

Best Male Artist:

Ed Sheeran (4/9)
Sam Smith (9/4)
George Ezra (8/1)
Paolo Nutini (16/1)
Damon Albarn (33/1)

Best Female Solo Artist:

Paloma Faith (1/3)
Ella Henderson (5/1)
Jessie Ware (8/1)
FKA Twigs (10/1)
Lily Allen (10/1)

Best Single:

Mark Ronson ft Bruno Mars – ‘Uptown Funk’ (2/1)
Ed Sheeran – ‘Thinking Out Loud’ (3/1)
Sam Smith – ‘Stay With Me’ (4/1)
Calvin Harris – ‘Summer’ (4/1)
Sigma – ‘Nobody to Love’ (6/1)
Ella Henderson – ‘Ghost’ (8/1)
George Ezra – ‘Budapest’ (8/1)
Clean Bandit ft Jess Glynne – ‘Rather Be’ (10/1)
Duke Dumont ft Jax Jones – ‘I Got U’ (12/1)
Route 94 ft Jess Glynne – ‘My Love’ (16/1)

British Breakthrough:

Sam Smith (4/6)
Royal Blood (5/2)
FKA Twigs (6/1)
George Ezra (8/1)
Chvrches (12/1)

International Male:

Pharrell Williams (7/4)
Beck (5/2)
Jack White (7/2)
John Legend (7/2)
Hozier (8/1)

International Female:

Taylor Swift (11/10)
Beyoncé (2/1)
Lana Del Rey (5/1)
Sia (7/1)
St Vincent (10/1)

William Hill Brit Awards Specials:

Anyone to fall over as they collect their award (4/1)
Kanye West to run on stage during the awarding of International Female Solo Artist (6/1)
Winner of the last award of the evening to have their acceptance speech cut short (8/1)
Ant and Dec to perform a full live version of one of their singles (10/1)