Muse, Franz Ferdinand Lead The Way With Brit Awards





The British Music Awards are rapidly approaching and the nominees for this year have been announced. This year celebrates the 25th anniversary of the awards ceremony and is slated to take place February 9 at London’s Earle’s Court.


Highlighted performers will include Franz Ferdinand, U2, Green Day, Keane, and Scissor Sisters. Speaking of Scottish rock outfit Franz Ferdinand, the band is leading the nominations with a total of five. Muse is coming in secound with four nominations.

Here are the nominees:

British Male Solo Artist:
Jamie Cullum
Lemar
Morrissey
The Streets
Will Young

British Female Solo Artist:
Amy Winehouse
Jamelia
Joss Stone
Natasha Bedingfield
PJ Harvey

British Group:
Franz Ferdinand
Kasabian
Keane
Muse
Snow Patrol

British Album:
Franz Ferdinand Franz Ferdinand
Keane Hopes and Fears
Muse Absolution
Snow Patrol Final Straw
The Streets A Grand Don't Come for Free

Best British Single:
Band Aid 20 Do They Know Its Christmas?
Jamelia Thank You
LMC vs U2 Take Me to the Clouds Above
Shapeshifters Lola's Theme
Will Young Your Game

British Breakthrough Act:
Franz Ferdinand
Joss Stone
Keane
Natasha Bedingfield
The Zutons

British Urban Act:
Dizzee Rascal
Jamelia
Joss Stone
Lemar
The Streets

British Rock Act:
Franz Ferdinand
Kasabian
Muse
Snow Patrol
The Libertines

British Live Act:
Franz Ferdinand
Jamie Cullum
Kasabian
Muse
The Libertines

Brits25: Best Song Award:
Joy Division Love Will Tear Us Apart
Kate Bush Wuthering Heights
Queen We Are the Champions
Robbie Williams Angels
Will Young Leave Right Now

Pop Act:
Avril Lavigne
Girls Aloud
Natasha Bedingfield
McFly
Westlife

International Male Solo Artist:
Brian Wilson
Eminem
Kanye West
Tom Waits
Usher

International Female Solo Artist:
Alicia Keys
Anastacia
Gwen Stefani
Kelis
Kylie Minogue

International Group:
Green Day
Maroon 5
OutKast
Scissor Sisters
U2

International Album:
Killers Hot Fuss
Maroon 5 Songs About Jane
OutKast Speakerboxxx/The Love Below
Scissor Sisters Scissor Sisters
U2 How To Dismantle An Atomic Bomb

International Breakthrough Act:
Jet
Kanye West
Killers
Maroon 5
Scissor Sisters

For more information be sure and check out The Brit Awards Page



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Muse, Franz Ferdinand Lead The Way With Brit Awards