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Brit Awards 2015 Nominations

16/01/2015 12:50 | Updated 20 May 2015

Shortly after all that Oscars buzz, the Brit Awards 2015 nominations were announced on Thursday.

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The ceremony, which will take place on 25 February at London's O2 arena, will celebrate the best of British music. Ed Sheeran, George Ezra and Ella Henderson have all received nominations in the best artist categories, but it's Sam Smith who's taken the lead this year with five nominations in total.

See who's up for what in the full list below:

Brit Awards: Sam Smith and Ed Sheeran Dominate Nominations

British male solo artist

Damon Albarn

Ed Sheeran

George Ezra

Paolo Nutini

Sam Smith

British female solo artist

Ella Henderson

FKA Twigs

Jessie Ware

Lily Allen

Paloma Faith

British group

Alt-J

Clean Bandit

Coldplay

One Direction

Royal Blood

British breakthrough act

Chvrches

FKA Twigs

George Ezra

Royal Blood

Sam Smith

Critics' Choice

James Bay (Winner)

George the Poet

Years & Years

British single

Calvin Harris - 'Summer'

Clean Bandit ft Jess Glynne - 'Rather Be'

Duke Dumont ft Jax Jones - 'I Got U'

Ed Sheeran - 'Thinking Out Loud'

Ella Henderson - 'Ghost'

George Ezra - 'Budapest'

Mark Ronson ft Bruno Mars - 'Uptown Funk'

Route 94 ft Jess Glynne - 'My Love'

Sam Smith - 'Stay With Me'

Sigma - 'Nobody to Love'

British album of the year

Alt-J - This Is All Yours

Ed Sheeran - X

George Ezra - Wanted On Voyage

Royal Blood - Royal Blood

Sam Smith - In The Lonely Hour

British producer of the year

Alison Goldfrapp & Will Gregory

Flood

Jake Gosling

Paul Epworth

British artist video of the year

Calvin Harris - 'Summer'

Charli XCX - 'Boom Clap'

Duke Dumont ft Jax Jones - 'I Got U'

Ed Sheeran - 'Thinking Out Loud'

Mark Ronson ft Bruno Mars - 'Uptown Funk'

One Direction - 'You and I'

Rita Ora - 'I Will Never Let You Down'

Route 94 ft Jess Glynne - 'My Love'

Sam Smith - 'Stay With Me'

Sigma - 'Nobody to Love'

International male solo artist

Beck

Hozier

Jack White

John Legend

Pharrell Williams

International female solo artist

Beyoncé

Lana Del Rey

Sia

St Vincent

Taylor Swift

International group

5 Seconds of Summer

The Black Keys

First Aid Kit

Foo Fighters

The War On Drugs

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