Former Beatle also promises plenty of hits
Kylie Minogue is to present Paul McCartney with his Outstanding Contribution To Music Award at the 2008 BRIT Awards.
The singer will hand over the special award to the former Beatle before he performs a medley of hits at the ceremony in Earls Court on February 20.
He told The Sun: “You can either go for something wow or just do a couple of hits – I’ve opted for the latter. I’m quite happy to be just doing stuff that I hope the audience will like. I don’t want to go too interesting because it’s going to be at the end of the night.
“Just stick to the hits, boy. The audience will want to drink beer really. This year will be outstanding – because Ozzy is presenting.”
Klaxons have two nods for British Breakthrough Act and British Live Act, as do Bat For Lashes.
The nominees are:
British Male Solo Artist
British Female Solo Artist
Bat For Lashes
Arctic Monkeys – ‘Favourite Worst Nightmare’
Leona Lewis – ‘Spirit’
Mark Ronson – ‘Version’
Mika – ‘Life In Cartoon Motion’
Take That – ‘Beautiful World’
British Breakthrough Act
Bat For Lashes
British Live Act
The Hoosiers – ‘Worried About Ray’
James Blunt – ‘1973’
Kaiser Chiefs – ‘Ruby’
Kate Nash – ‘Foundations’
Leona Lewis – ‘Bleeding Love’
Mark Ronson – ‘Valerie’ (featuring Amy Winehouse)
Mika – ‘Grace Kelly’
Mutya Buena – ‘Real Girl’
Sugababes – ‘About You Now’
Take That – ‘Shine’
International Male Solo Artist
International Female Solo Artist
Kings Of Leon
The White Stripes
Arcade Fire – ‘Neon Bible’
Eagles – ‘Long Road Out Of Eden’
Foo Fighters – ‘Echoes, Silence, Patience, Grace’
Kings Of Leon ‘Because Of The Times’
Kylie Minogue – ‘X’
Outstanding Contribution Award
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