Allen & Florence Lead Brit Awards Nominations

LILY ALLEN and British album chart-toppers FLORENCE & THE MACHINE look set to become the toast of the BRIT Awards in London next month (Feb10) - both acts have landed a trio of nominations.
Both acts will compete with Bat For Lashes, Leona Lewis and Pixie Lott for the British Female Solo Artist prize, while Smile singer Allen is also up for British Album and British Single honours. Florence Welch's act is also up for British Album and British Breakthrough Act.
Most successful BRITs artist Robbie Williams is also up for multiple awards, as is rapper Dizzee Rascal, Lott, La Roux, Friendly Fires and Animal Collective.
The coveted British Group award will be a battle between Doves, Friendly Fires, JLS, Kasabian and Muse.
And, to mark the 30th anniversary of the awards, there will be a special fight for the best BRITs performance ever. Among those nominated are: Bros, The Who, Bee Gees, Coldplay, Michael Jackson, Paul MCCartney, Spice Girls and Take That.
The Brit Awards 2010 nominees are:

British Male Solo Artist
Calvin Harris
Dizzee Rascal
Mika
Paolo Nutini
Robbie Williams

British Female Solo Artist
Bat For Lashes
Florence And The MAChine
Leona Lewis
Lily Allen
Pixie Lott

British Breakthrough Act
Florence And The MAChine
Friendly Fires
JLS
La Roux
Pixie Lott

British Group
Doves
Friendly Fires
JLS
Kasabian
Muse

British Album
Tongue 'N' Cheek by Dizzee Rascal
Lungs by Florence And The MAChine
West Ryder Pauper Lunatic Asylum by Kasabian
It's Not Me, It's You by Lily Allen
Sunny Side Up by Paolo Nutini

British Single
Breathe Slow by Alesha Dixon
Bad Boys by Alexandra Burke featuring Flo Rida
Fight For This Love by Cheryl Cole
The Climb by Joe MCElderry
Beat Again by JLS
In For The Kill by La Roux
The Fear by Lily Allen
Mama Do by Pixie Lott
Break Your Heart by Taio Cruz
Number 1 by Tinchy Stryder featuring N-Dubz

International Male Solo Artist
Bruce Springsteen
Eminem
Jay-Z
Michael Buble
Seasick Steve

International Female Solo Artist
Lady Gaga
Ladyhawke
Norah Jones
Rihanna
Shakira

International Breakthrough Act
Animal Collective
Daniel Merriweather
Empire of the Sun
Lady Gaga
Taylor Swift

International Album
Merriweather Post Pavilion by Animal Collective
The E.N.D. by Black Eyed Peas
Walking On A Dream by Empire of the Sun
The Blueprint 3 by Jay-Z
The Fame by Lady GaGa

BRITs Performance Of 30 Years
Bee Gees - Stayin' Alive/How Deep is Your Love (1997)
Bros - I Owe You Nothing (1989)
Coldplay - Clocks (2003)
Eurythmics & Stevie Wonder - There Must Be An Angel (Playing With My Heart) (1999)
Girls Aloud - The Promise (2009)
Kanye West - Gold Digger (2006)
Kylie Minogue - Can’t Get You Out Of My Head (2002)
Michael Jackson - Earth Song (1996)
Paul MCCartney - Live And Let Die (2008)
Pet Shop Boys - Go West (1994)
Robbie Williams & Tom Jones - The Full Monty medley (1998)
Scissor Sisters - Take Your Mama (2005)
Spice Girls - Wannabe/Who Do You Think You Are (1997)
Take That - Beatles medley (1994)
The Who - Who Are You (1988)


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