Tinie Tempah leads the way...

18:30 13th January 2011

Tinie Tempah leads the way in the nominations for this year’s BRIT Awards, with four nods.

The British rapper has been shortlisted for British Male Solo Artist and Breakthrough Act.

His hit single ‘Pass Out’ is also a contender for British Single, while his debut LP ‘Disc-Overy’ is nominated for British Album Of The Year.

It will go up against Plan B’s ‘The Defamation Of Strickland Banks’, Take That’s ‘Progress’, Mumford & Sons ‘Sigh No More’ and ‘xx’ by The xx.

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Other nominees include Robert Plant, Mark Ronson, Biffy Clyro and Gorillaz. There are also a number of international categories.

The ceremony takes place at London’s O2 Arena on February 15. It will be hosted by James Corden.

The BRIT Awards 2011 nominations are:

British Male Solo Artist:

Mark Ronson
Paul Weller
Plan B
Robert Plant
Tinie Tempah

British Female Solo Artist:

Cheryl Cole
Ellie Goulding
Laura Marling
Paloma Faith

British Breakthrough Act:

Ellie Goulding
Mumford & Sons
Tinie Tempah
The xx

British Group:

Biffy Clyro
Mumford & Sons
Take That
The xx

British Single:

Alexandra Burke ft Pitbull - ‘All Night Long’
Cheryl Cole - 'Parachute'
Florence & The Machine - 'You've Got The Love'
Matt Cardle - 'When We Collide'
Olly Murs - 'Please Don't Let Me Go'
Plan B - 'She Said'
Scouting for Girls - 'This Ain't A Love Song'
Taio Cruz - 'Dynamite'
Tinie Tempah - 'Pass Out'
The Wanted - 'All Time Low'

British Album Of The Year:

Mumford & Sons - ‘Sigh No More’
Plan B - ‘The Defamation of Strickland Banks’
Take That - ‘Progress’
Tinie Tempah - ‘Disc-Overy’
The xx - ‘xx’

International Male Solo Artist:

Bruce Springsteen
Cee Lo Green
David Guetta
Kanye West

International Female Solo Artist:

Alicia Keys
Katy Perry
Kylie Minogue

International Breakthrough Act:

Bruno Mars
Glee Cast
Justin Bieber
The National
The Temper Trap

International Group:

Arcade Fire
Black Eyed Peas
Kings of Leon
The Script
Vampire Weekend

International Album:

Arcade Fire - 'The Suburbs'
Cee Lo Green - 'The Lady Killer'
Eminem - 'Recovery'
Katy Perry - 'Teenage Dream'
Kings of Leon - 'Come Around Sundown'

Critics’ Choice:

Jessie J

British Producer

Ethan Johns
John Leckie
Markus Dravs
Mike Pela
Stuart Price

BRIT Awards 2010 - The Best Bits

  • Lady GaGa

  • Lady GaGa

  • Alicia Keys

  • Dizzee Rascal

  • Courtney Love

  • Sugababes

  • Kasabian

  • La Roux

  • Robbie Williams

  • Calvin Harris

  • Ed Macfarlane of Friendly Fires

  • Kylie Minogue

  • N-Dubz

  • Bat For Lashes

  • Marina and the Diamonds

  • Paolo Nutini

  • Ronan Keating

  • Daniel Merriweather

  • Florence and the Machine

  • James Blunt

  • Ke$ha

  • Geri Halliwell

  • JLS

  • Katherine Jenkins

  • Seasick Steve

  • Pixie Lott

  • Lily Allen

  • Edith Bowman

  • Fearne Cotton

  • Geri Halliwell

  • Leona Lewis

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