James Arthur "Honoured" By BRIT Awards 2013 Nod For Best British Single With Capital FM

The 'Impossible' singer also says he is heading into the recording studio to work on his first ever album.

James Arthur says he feels "honoured" to be up for Best British Single with Capital FM at next month's BRIT Awards 2013.

The X Factor UK 2012 winner, who recently topped the Vodafone Big Top 40 with his debut single 'Impossible', says he has been overwhelmed by all of his support so far.

"I feel honoured to have received the BRIT nomination," James told the Daily Star this week. "Thanks so much to everyone who has supported me."

The 24 year-old singer-songwriter is now gearing up to head into the recording studio to begin working on his first ever album, fresh from beating out fellow The X Factor UK finalists Jahmene Douglas and Christopher Maloney to be crowned champion in December last year.

"I can't wait to get into the studio to start work on my album," James teased, when asked about his plans for this year.

Check out a picture of James Arthur performing alongside his X Factor mentor Nicole Scherzinger last year below:

James Arthur's 'Impossible' is up against songs from the likes of Adele, Emeli Sande, Jessie J, Olly Murs, Rita Ora and Robbie Wiiliams in the Best British Single with Capital FM award.

The BRIT Awards 2013 takes place at London's O2 Arena on 20th February.