Disclosure and Bastille lead BRIT nominations

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Flying the flag for new British music, Disclosure and Bastille have four nominations each.

The nominations for the BRIT Awards 2014 have been announced, and Disclosure and Bastille are leading the way with four nominations each.

With just over a month to go until the ceremony, the names of the acts in the running for gongs were revealed in London.

Flying the flag for new British music, Disclosure and Bastille each have enjoyed incredible success in 2013 with both of their respective debut albums reaching #1 in the UK chart as well as receiving critical acclaim across the pond in America. Both acts will be in direct competition with each other with their four nominations coming in identical categories - British Group, British Breakthrough Act, British Single (Bastille for Pompeii and Disclosure for White Noise ft AlunaGeorge) as well as the MasterCard British Album of the Year.

Following closely behind, with three nominations, are Rudimental who are also up for British Album, British Single and British Group. They’ll also be performing at the show alongside Ellie Goulding,  Arctic MonkeysBastilleRudimental, Bruno Mars and Katy Perry.

Other nominees include Jessie J, Laura Mvula, Naughty Boy and Sam Smith, who won the Critics Choice Award.

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The BRIT Awards 2014 will be held at The O2 in London on Wednesday 19th February and will be broadcast live on ITV.


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