2013 BRIT Awards nominees revealed

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The shortlist for awards were announced in London.

After an amazing 2012, Emeli Sandé led in the nominations for the 2013 BRIT Awards with four nods in three categories. The Scottish singer, who picked up the critics choice award last year, has been on our screens a lot recently, there were performances at both the opening and closing ceremonies for the Olympics and the on X Factor.

She tweeted her gratitude saying ” to everyone that’s been there since the critics choice and years before that THANK YOU!!!”

Jessie Ware, Delilah, Jessie J and Rita Ora were also among the nominees announced at the Award launch at London’s Savoy hotel and KISS was there to catch up with some of the artists, including this year’s Critics Choice Tom Odell.


Check the photos of the stars here

Full list of nominees below:

British Breakthrough Act

Alt J
Ben Howard
Jake Bugg
Jessie Ware
Rita Ora

British Female

Amy Winehouse
Bat for Lashes
Emeli Sandé
Jessie Ware
Paloma Faith

British Group

Alt J
Mumford and Sons
One Direction
The xx

British Live Act

Rolling Stones

British Male

Ben Howard
Calvin Harris
Ollie Murs
Richard Hawley
Plan B

Global Success

Mumford and Sons
One Direction

British Producer

Damon Albarn
Jake Gosling
Paul Epworth

British Single

Adele, Skyfall
Alex Clare, Too Close
Coldplay + Rihanna, Princess of China
Rita Ora/DJ Fresh, Hot Right Now
Emile Sandé, Next To Me
Florence+ the Machine, Spectrum
James Arthur, Impossible
Jessie J, Domino
Labrinth ft. Emeli Sandé, Beneath Your Beautiful
Ollie Murs, Troublemaker
Rita Ora, RIP
Rizzle Kicks, Mama Do The Hump
Robbie Williams, Candy
Rudimental, Feel the Love
Stooshe, Black Heart

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