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The biggest names in the music industry descended upon the Savoy Hotel in central London this evening as the nominees for the The BRIT Awards 2012 were announced.
The nominations ceremony was hosted by Greg James, with a special appearance by James Corden, who will host the BRIT Awards ceremony on 21 February at the 02 Arena in London.
Topping the list of nominees was Ed Sheeran, who got the nod in four categories, including Male Solo Artist, Breakthrough Act, British Single and Album of the Year.
Former BRIT School classmates Adele and Jessie J tied with three nominations each, while Florence + The Machine, Emeli Sande and Coldplay were all nominated in two categories.
Performances at the Awards on 21 February will include Adele, Bruno Mars, Coldplay, Ed Sheeran, Florence + The Machine, Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds and Rihanna.
Check out the full list of nominees below.
British Male Solo Artist
Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds
British Female Solo Artist
Florence & The Machine
British Breakthrough Act
Chase & Status
Adele – Someone Like You
Ed Sheeran – The A Team
Example – Changed The Way You Kissed Me
Jessie J feat. B.O.B – Price Tag
JLS feat. Dev – She Makes Me Wanna
Military Wives / Gareth Malone – Wherever You Are
Olly Murs feat. Rizzle Kicks – Heart Skips A Beat
One Direction – What Makes You Beautiful
Pixie Lott – All About Tonight
The Wanted – Glad You Came
International Male Solo Artist
International Female Solo Artist
Jay-Z / Kanye West
Foster The People
Lana Del Rey
MasterCard British Album
Adele – 21
Coldplay – Mylo Xyloto
Ed Sheeran – +
Florence & The Machine – Ceremonials
PJ Harvey – Let England Shake
1st – Emeli Sande
2nd – Maverick Sabre
3rd – Michael Kiwanuka
Outstanding Contribution to Music