Lily Allen, Muse head list of BRIT Award nominations

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Muse, Lily Allen and Gnarls Barkley lead the nominations for this year’s BRIT Awards with three apiece, it has been announced today (January 16).

Muse are up for British Group, Mastercard British Album for ‘Black Holes And Revelations’ and Live Act.

Allen scooped nominations for British Female Solo Artist, Mastercard British Album for ‘Alright, Still’ and British Breakthrough Act. She is also on the British Single Shortlist for ‘Smile’.


Gnarls Barkley are up for International Group, International Album for ‘St Elsewhere’ and International Breakthrough Act.

Double nominees announced at Hammersmith Palais in west London include Kasabian, Arctic Monkeys, Bob Dylan, Scissor Sisters and Amy Winehouse.

The ceremony will take place on February 14 at London’s Earls Court, and will be hosted by Russell Brand.

The full list of nominations is as follows:

British Male Solo Artist

James Morrison


Jarvis Cocker


Paolo Nutini

Thom Yorke

British Female Solo Artist

Amy Winehouse

Corinne Bailey Rae


Lily Allen

Nerina Pallot

British Group

Arctic Monkeys




Snow Patrol

Mastercard British Album

Amy Winehouse – ‘Back To Black’

Arctic Monkeys – ‘Whatever People Say I Am, That’s What I’m Not’

Lily Allen – ‘Alright, Still’

Muse – ‘Black Holes And Revelations’

Snow Patrol – ‘Eyes Open’

British Single Shortlist

Corinne Bailey Rae – ‘Put Your Records On’

The Feeling – ‘Fill My Little World’

James Morrison – ‘You Give Me Something’

The Kooks – ‘She Moves In Her Own Way’

Leona Lewis – ‘A Moment Like This’

Lily Allen – ‘Smile’

Razorlight – ‘America’

Sandi Thom – ‘I Wish I Was A Punk Rocker’

Snow Patrol – ‘Chasing Cars’

Take That – ‘Patience’

Will Young – ‘All Time Love’

British Breakthrough Act

Corinne Bailey Rae

The Fratellis

James Morrison

The Kooks

Lily Allen

British Live Act

George Michael




Robbie Williams

International Male Solo Artist


Bob Dylan

Damien Rice

Jack Johnson

Justin Timberlake

International Female Solo Artist


Cat Power

Christina Aguilera

Nelly Furtado


International Group

The Flaming Lips

Gnarls Barkley

The Killers

Red Hot Chili Peppers

Scissor Sisters

International Album

Bob Dylan – ‘Modern Times’

Gnarls Barkley – ‘St Elsewhere’

Justin Timberlake – ‘FutureSex/LoveSounds’

The Killers – ‘Sam’s Town’

Scissor Sisters – ‘Ta-Dah’

International Breakthrough Act

Gnarls Barkley


The Raconteurs

Ray Lamontagne


Outstanding Contribution To Music


Artists confirmed to perform live at the ceremony are Snow Patrol, Scissor Sisters, The Killers, Take That, Corinne Bailey Rae, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Amy Winehouse and Oasis.


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