The Brit Awards 2013 Critics' Choice Shortlist Announced
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Tom Odellhas been shortlisted for The Brit Awards 2013 Critics' Choice Award.
Odell will do battle for the prestigious accolade against newcomers AlunaGeorge, with the winner set to be announced on Thursday, 20th December. The second and third places will also be revealed on the same day.
The likes ofJessie J have all previously been awarded the gong, with last year's winner Emeli Sande going on to big things.
Sande currently has the best-selling album of the year with her debut, Our Version of Events, as well as performing at both the opening and closing ceremonies of the London 2012 Olympic Games.
The artists nominated for the Critics’ Choice Award are chosen by a team of experts including music editors of national newspapers, key music and lifestyle magazines and music websites plus the heads of music at major radio and music TV stations.
The list is open to artists with a recording deal who are set to release their debut albums in 2013; over 100 artists from a range of genres were considered for the award.
The Brit Awards 2013 will take place on Wednesday, 20th February 2013 at The O2 in London, and will air live on ITV.