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Adele, Years & Years Lead 2016 Brit Awards Nominations

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Sascha Steinbach, Getty Images

The nominations for the 2016 Brit Awards are officially in, and Adele, unsurprisingly, is nominated for four awards along with fellow UK-based musicians James Bay and Years & Years. Calvin Harris and Jess Glynne follow close behind with three nominations each.

The late Amy Winehouse is posthumously nominated for British Female Solo Artist following the success of the documentary Amy, and One Direction — whose first Brit Awards win back in 2012 led to a longstanding grudge from Captial FM following an acceptance speech from Harry Styles where he incorrectly thanked Radio 1 for their continued support — are up for two awards.

Little Mix (who, bafflingly, neglected to earn a nomination for British Group) were recently added to the show’s roster of performers, along with Justin Bieber, Adele, Jesse Glynne, Coldplay, James Bay and The Weekend.

The 2016 Brit Awards will take place at London’s O2 Arena on February 24 and will include a tribute to David Bowie, who died after an 18-month battle with cancer earlier this week (January 10).

See the full list of Brit Awards nominations below.

British Male Solo Artist
Aphex Twin
Calvin Harris
James Bay
Jamie XX
Mark Ronson

British Female Solo Artist
Adele
Amy Winehouse
Florence & the Machine
Jess Glynne
Laura Marling

British Group
Blur
Coldplay
Foals
One Direction
Years & Years

British Breakthrough Act
Catfish & the Bottlemen
James Bay
Jess Glynne
Wolf Alice
Years & Years

Critics’ Choice
Jack Garratt
Izzy Bizu
Frances

British Single
Adele, Hello
Calvin Harris & Disciples, How Deep Is Your Love
Ed Sheeran & Rudimental, Bloodstream
Ellie Goulding, Love Me Like You Do
James Bay, Hold Back the River
Jess Glynne, Hold My Hand
Little Mix, Black Magic
Olly Murs ft. Demi Lovato, Up
Philip George, Wish You Were Mine
Years & Years, King

MasterCard British Album of the Year
Adele, 25
Coldplay, A Head Full of Dreams
Florence & the Machine, How Big How Blue How Beautiful
James Bay, Chaos & the Calm
Jamie XX, In Colour

British Producer of the Year
Charlie Andrew
Mark Ronson
Mike Crossey
Tom Dalgety

British Artist Video of the Year
Adele, “Hello”
Calvin Harris & Disciples, “How Deep Is Your Love”
Ellie Goulding, “Love Me Like You Do”
Jessie J, “Flashlight”
Little Mix, “Black Magic”
Naughty Boy Ft. Beyonce, Arrow Benjamin, “Runnin (Lose It All)”
One Direction, “Drag Me Down”
Sam Smith, “Writing’s on the Wall”
Years & Years, “King”

International Male Solo Artist
Drake
Father John Misty
Justin Bieber
Kendrick Lamar
The Weeknd

International Female Solo Artist
Ariana Grande
Bjork
Courtney Barnett
Lana Del Rey
Meghan Trainor

International Group
Alabama Shakes
Eagles of Death Metal
Major Lazor
Tame Impala
U2

See Photos From the 2015 Brit Awards

Next: 2016 Oscars: See the Nominees

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