Nicki Minaj Nominated For International Breakthrough At BRIT Awards 2012

12 January 2012, 19:11

The 'Fly' singer recieves her first ever nomination for next months BRITs ceremony.

Nicki Minaj is among three artists nominated for International Breakthrough Act at this year's BRIT Awards in London.

The 'Pink Friday' star will go up against the hotly tipped Lana Del Rey and indie band Foster The People for the prize at the O2 Arena on 21st February.

Nicki's had a crazy 12 months, which saw the release of her debut album and the ceremony is set to coincide with the release of the follow-up 'Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded'.

Lana'snomination follows huge industry buzz around the star, whose singles include 'Video Games' and 'Born To Die'.

Voting for all of the categories at this year's BRIT Awards has now opened, including Capital FM's Best British Single award.

Check out the full BRIT Awards 2012 nominations list, which includes the likes of Rihanna, Jessie J, Example and Coldplay.

The ceremony for this year's BRIT Awards will take place at London's O2 Arena on 21st February.

Voting for all of the categories at this year's BRIT Awards has now opened, including the British Single award, which is voted for by listeners of Capital FM.

Each listener who casts a vote for British Single will be entered into a competition to win a pair of tickets to this year's ceremony.

Find out more details, including the latest news, photos and interviews, about this year's ceremony, as well as a round-up of all the nominees, in our BRIT Awards area.

The ceremony for this year's BRIT Awards will take place at London's O2 Arena on 21st February.

The nominees for International Breakthrough Act are:

Nicki Minaj
Bon Iver
Aloe Blacc
Foster The People
Lana Del Ray

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