BRIT Awards 2010

2010 marks the thirtieth year of the BRIT Awards and today, the 2010 nominations have been announced – (summary = no surprises, all fairly predictable!) Our winner predictions are highlighted in green. The awards are to be held on 16th February from Earls Court… you should check back then so you can laugh and see how wrong and how little we know! For now, here is the shortlist:

British Female Solo Artist
Bat For Lashes, Florence + The Machine, Leona Lewis, Lily Allen, Pixie Lott

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

British Breakthrough Act
Florence + The Machine, Friendly Fires, JLS, La Roux, Pixie Lott

British Group
Doves, Friendly Fires, JLS, Kasabian, Muse

MasterCard British Album
Dizzee Rascal – Tongue n’ Cheek
Florence + The Machine – Lungs
Kasabian – West Ryder Pauper Lunatic Asylum
Lily Allen – It’s Not Me, It’s You
Paolo Nutini – Sunny Side Up

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

Critics’ Choice
Ellie Goulding

BRITs Album of 30 Years
Coldplay – A Rush Of Blood To The Head
Dido – No Angel
Dire Straits – Brothers In Arms
Duffy – Rockferry
Keane – Hopes & Fears
Oasis – (What’s the Story) Morning Glory?
Phil Collins – No Jacket Required
Sade – Diamond Life
The Verve – Urban Hymns
Travis – The Man Who

The BRITs Hits 30 (Memorable Performance)
On Saturday 23rd January 2010, Mel B will host a special show on ITV1 called ‘The BRITs Hits 30’, which aims to find the most memorable performance of the BRITs 30 year history and the public will decide upon the winner.

Bee Gees – ‘Stayin’ Alive’ / ‘How Deep Is Your Love’ (1997)
Bros – ‘I Owe You Nothing’ (1989)
Coldplay – ‘Clocks’ (2003)
Eurythmics and 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 and Tom Jones – Full Monty Medley (1998)
Scissor Sisters – ‘Take Your Mama’ (2005)
Spice Girls – ‘Wannabe’ / ‘Who Do You Think You Are’ (1997)
The Who – ‘Who Are You’ (1988)

International Female Solo Artist
Lady GaGa, Ladyhawke, Norah Jones, Rihanna, Shakira

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

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

International Breakthrough Act
Animal Collective, Daniel Merriweather, Empire Of The Sun, Lady GaGa, Taylor Swift

Outstanding Contribution Award
Robbie Williams

You can find out more, vote etc by clicking here to visit the BRITs site.