Veteran rockers Bruce Springsteen, Joe Cocker and Mark Knopfler will battle it out for a top honour at this year's (13) Echo Awards in Germany.

The trio will face fellow contenders Robbie Williams and Italian singer/songwriter Eros Ramazzotti in the Male Pop International category.

Meanwhile, Lana Del Rey, Pink, Amy MACdonald, Katie Melua and Emeli Sande are up for the Female International prize.

Florence + The MAChine, Gossip, Mumford & Sons, Of Monsters and Men and The xx have received nods in Best International Group category at the annual prizegiving, which recognises the year's most successful music acts.

The ceremony will take place in Berlin, Germany on 21 March (13).