Pharrell Williams Receives Two Brit Award Nominations, Liam Gallagher, Gorillaz, Beck, Bjork & Foo Fighters Get One

by VVN Music

Dua Lipa has received the most nominations this year for the Brit Awards with five followed by Ed Sheeran received four while Rag'N'Bone Man have three each.

Held annually since 1977, the Brit Awards are the main music honors in Britain, comparable to the Grammys in the U.S., honoring both British and international artists. This year's awards will be held on February 21 at London's O2 Arena.

Of the veteran artists, Pharrell Williams was the only one to receive more than one nomination, in both cases for support of Calvin Harris on the song "Feels", along with Katy Perry and Big Sean.  "Feels" is nominated for British Single and British Artist Video.

Veteran acts receiving one nomination include Liam Gallagher (British Male Solo Artist), Gorillaz (British Group), Beck (International Male Artist), Bjork (International Female Artist) and Foo Fighters (International Group).

The nominations with veteran artists in bold:

BRITISH MALE SOLO ARTIST
  • Ed Sheeran
  • Liam Gallagher 
  • Loyle Carner
  • Rag'n'Bone Man
  • Stormzy
BRITISH FEMALE SOLO ARTIST
  • Dua Lipa 
  • Jessie Ware
  • Kate Tempest
  • Laura Marling
  • Paloma Faith
BRITISH GROUP
  • Gorillaz
  • London Grammar
  • Royal Blood 
  • Wolf Alice
  • The xx 
BRITISH BREAKTHROUGH ACT
  • Dave 
  • Dua Lipa 
  • J Hus
  • Loyle Carner 
  • Sampha 
CRITICS’ CHOICE
  • Jorja Smith (winner)
BRITs GLOBAL SUCCESS AWARD (Identified by the global sales success in the calendar year of a British Artist)
  • To Be Announced
BRITISH PRODUCER OF THE YEAR
  • Steve Mac (winner)
BRITISH SINGLE
  • Calvin Harris Ft Pharrell Williams/Katy Perry/Big Sean - Feels
  • Clean Bandit Ft Zara Larsson - Symphony
  • Dua Lipa - New Rules
  • Ed Sheeran - Shape Of You
  • J Hus - Did You See 
  • Jax Jones Ft Raye - You Don't Know Me
  • Jonas Blue Ft William Singe - Mama
  • Liam Payne Ft Quavo - Strip That Down
  • Little Mix - Touch
  • Rag'n'Bone Man - Human
BRITISH ALBUM OF THE YEAR
  • Dua Lipa - Dua Lipa
  • Ed Sheeran - ÷
  • J Hus - Common Sense
  • Rag'n'Bone Man - Human
  • Stormzy - Gang Signs & Prayer
BRITISH ARTIST VIDEO OF THE YEAR (Top ten identified by YouTube/Vevo views. Winner identified during live social vote during TV broadcast on February 21, 2018)
  • Anne-Marie - Ciao Adios
  • Calvin Harris Ft Pharrell Williams/Katy Perry/Big Sean - Feels
  • Clean Bandit Ft Zara Larsson - Symphony
  • Dua Lipa - New Rules
  • Ed Sheeran - Shape Of You
  • Harry Styles - Sign Of The Times
  • Jonas Blue Ft William Singe -  Mama
  • Liam Payne Ft Quavo - Strip That Down
  • Little Mix - Touch
  • ZAYN and Taylor Swift - I Don't Wanna Live Forever
INTERNATIONAL MALE SOLO ARTIST
  • Beck
  • Childish Gambino
  • DJ Khaled
  • Drake
  • Kendrick Lamar
INTERNATIONAL FEMALE SOLO ARTIST
  • Alicia Key
  • Bj√∂rk
  • Lorde
  • P!nk
  • Taylor Swift
INTERNATIONAL GROUP
  • Arcade Fire 
  • Foo Fighters
  • Haim
  • The Killers
  • LCD Soundsystem


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