Coldplay And Duffy Among Brit Award Nominees

COLDPLAY and DUFFY will lead the way at the Brit Awards next month (Feb09) after landing four nominations apiece for Britain's answer to the Grammys.
Coldplay are up for prizes in the British Group, British Live Act, British Album and British Single categories; following the success of their latest album Viva La Vida and Death and all his Friends.
Duffy will compete for the British Breakthrough Act and British Female Solo Artist awards with Adele, who is celebrating three nominations.
There will also be a place at the London ceremony for a cluster of rock veterans; Ian Brown and Paul Weller will battle for the British Male Solo Artist award and The Verve and Iron Maiden are both nominated in the British Live Act category.
The 18 February (08) bash will include a tribute to 80s pop idols Pet Shop Boys, who will collect an Outstanding Contribution to Music honour.
The full list of nominees is as follows:
British Male Solo Artist:
Ian Brown
James Morrison
Paul Weller
Will Young
British Female Solo Artist:
Beth Rowley
British Breakthrough Act:
Last Shadow Puppets
Scouting for Girls
The Ting Tings
British Group:
Girls Aloud
Take That
British Live Act:
Iron Maiden
Scouting for Girls
The Verve
British Single:
Adele - Chasing Pavements
Alexandra Burke - Hallelujah
Coldplay - Viva La Vida
Dizzee Rascal / Harris / Chrome - Dance Wiv Me
Duffy - Mercy
British Album:
Coldplay - Viva La Vida or Death And All His Friends
Duffy - Rockferry
Elbow - The Seldom Seen Kid
Radiohead - In Rainbows
The Ting Tings - We Started Nothing
International Album:
AC DC - Black Ice
Fleet Foxes - Fleet Foxes
Killers - Day + Age
Kings of Leon - Only By The Night
MGMT - Oracular Spectacular
International Male Solo Artist:
Neil Diamond
Kanye West
Seasick Steve
International Female Solo Artist:
Gabriella Cilmi
Katy Perry
International Group:
Fleet Foxes
Kings of Leon
Critics' Choice:
Florence and The MAChine
Outstanding Contribution to Music:
Pet Shop Boys.


Tags: Coldplay - Duffy - Mia - AC DC - MGMT


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