BRIT Awards 2012: Nominations List

12 January 2012, 17:56 | Updated: 30 March 2016, 13:50

Ed Sheeran, Jessie J and Adele are among the nominees for this year's BRIT Awards.

The nominations for the ceremony, which takes place on the 21st of February, were announced at a launch event at the Savoy Hotel on the 12th January. 

Ed Sheeran leads the way with four nominations, including Best Male and Best British Breakthrough.

The 'Lego House' singer has also been shortlisted for Best Album for '+' and Best Single for 'The A Team'.

Adele's 'Someone Like You' is also up for Best Single, while the singer has also achieved nominations for Best Album and Best Female.

Vote Now For British Single Award At BRIT Awards 2012

Jessie J is also nominated for Best Single and Best Female, while she joins Ed in the Best British Breakthrough category.

Other nominees for the BRITs include Professor Green, Coldplay, Example, The Wanted and Bruno Mars.

BRIT Awards 2012: Red Carpet Photos

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. 

BRIT Awards 2012 nominations list:

British Male Solo Artist 

Ed Sheeran
James Blake
James Morrison
Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds
Professor Green

British Female Solo Artist

Florence & The Mahine
Jessie J
Kate Bush
Laura Marling

British Breakthrough Act 

Anna Calvi
Emeli Sande
Ed Sheeran
Jessie J
The Vaccines 

British Group

Chase & Status
Arctic Monkeys

Mastercard British Album Of The Year

Adele – '21'
Coldplay – 'Mylo Xyloto'
Ed Sheeran – '+'
Florence & The Machine – 'Ceremonials'
PJ Harvey – 'Let England Shake'

British Single

Adele – 'Someone Like You'
Ed Sheeran – 'The A Team'
Example – 'Changed The Way You Kiss Me'
Jessie J ft. B.o.B – 'Price Tag'
JLS ft. Dev – 'She Makes Me Wanna'
Military Wives with Gareth Malone – 'Where You Are'
Olly Murs ft. 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

Aloe Blacc
Bon Iver
Bruno Mars
David Guetta
Ryan Adams

International Female Solo Artist

Lady Gaga

International Breakthrough Act

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

International Group 

Fleet Foxes
Foo Fighters
Jay-Z and Kanye West
Lady Antebellum
Maroon 5

Outstanding Contribution To Music Award


Critics Choice Awards

Emeli Sande