The Brit Awards 2013 Nominations Announced!
Emeli Sande, Mumford & Sons and Alt-J lead the pack! See the full list here...
The nominations for Alt-Jleading the pack with three nods a piece.
Mumford & Sons will do battle with Alt-J in the Mastercard British Album of the Year and British Group categories, with the folk band also nominated for British Live Act.
Alt-J will also take on the likes of Jake Bugg, Rita Ora, Jessie Ware andBen Howard for British Breakthrough Act, with Howard also named in the Best Male Solo Artist list where he will take onRichard Hawley.
Emeli Sande and Paloma Faith will go head-to-head for Mastercard British Album of the Year and British Female Solo Artist, where the late Jessie Ware were also named.
Sande is also set to do battle withLabrinthin the coveted Best Song category.
The 2013 Brit Awards will be held at London's O2 Arena on February 20, with Robbie Williams, Emeli Sande, Mumford & Sons, Muse, Ben Howard and One Direction set to perform.
The Brit Awards 2013 Nominations List:
MASTERCARD BRITISH ALBUM OF THE YEAR
Alt-J - 'An Awesome Wave'
Emeli Sandé - 'Our Version Of Events'
Mumford & Son - 'Babel'
Paloma Faith - 'Fall To Grace'
Plan B - 'Ill Manors'
Rita Ora - 'Ora'
Mumford & Sons
BRITISH BREAKTHROUGH ACT
BRITISH LIVE ACT
Mumford & Sons
James Arthur - 'Impossible'
Jessie J - 'Dominio'
Rizzle Kicks - 'Mama Do The Hump'
DJ Fresh Ft. Rita Ora - 'Hot Right Now'
Emeli Sande - 'Next To Me'
Florence + The Machine - 'Spectrum'
Adele - 'Skyfall'
Alex Clare - 'Too Close'
Coldplay and Rihanna - 'Princess of China'
Labrinth Ft. Emeli Sande - 'Beneath Your Beautiful'
Olly Murs Ft. Flo Rider - 'Troublemaker'
Rita Ora Ft. Tinie Tempah - 'R.I.P'
Robbie Williams - 'Candy'
Rudimental Ft. John Newman - 'Feel The Love'
Stooshe - 'Black Heart'
BRITS GLOBAL SUCCESS AWARD
The Winner of this award will be announced at the Show on Wednesday 20th February
BRITISH PRODUCER OF THE YEAR
SPECIAL RECOGNITION AWARD