BRIT Awards 2013 - The Nominees and Winners

British Breakthrough Act Nominees:

Top 5 selected by Voting Academy. Winner identified by public vote promoted by and BBC Radio 1

Ben Howard (Island / Universal Music) - WINNER
Alt-J (Infectious Music)
Jake Bugg (Mercury / Universal Music)
Jessie Ware (Island / PMR / Universal Music)
Rita Ora (Columbia / Roc Nation / Sony Music)

British Female Solo Artist Nominees:

Emeli Sandé (Virgin / EMI Music) - WINNER
Amy Winehouse (Island / Universal Music)
Bat for Lashes (Parlophone / EMI Music)
Jessie Ware (Island / PMR / Universal Music)
Paloma Faith (RCA / Sony Music)

British Group Nominees:

Mumford & Sons (Gentlemen of The Road / Island / Universal Music) - WINNER
Alt-J (Infectious Music)
Muse (Helium 3 / Warner Bros / Warner Music)
One Direction (Syco / Sony Music)
The xx (Young Turks / XL / Beggars)

British Live Act Nominees:

Coldplay (Parlophone / EMI Music) - WINNER
Mumford & Sons (Gentlemen of The Road / Island / Universal Music)
Muse (Helium 3 / Warner Bros / Warner Music)
The Rolling Stones (Polydor / Universal Music)
The Vaccines (Columbia / Sony Music)

British Male Solo Artist Nominees:

Ben Howard (Island / Universal Music) - WINNER
Calvin Harris (Columbia / Sony Music)
Olly Murs (Epic / Sony Music)
Richard Hawley (Parlophone / EMI Music)
Plan B (679 / Atlantic / Warner Music)

BRITs Global Success Award

One Direction 

British Producer of the Year Nominees:

In association with The MPG Awards Identified by a panel overseen by MPG.

Paul Epworth - WINNER
Damon Albarn
Jake Gosling 

Special Recognition Award Winner:

War Child UK

Critics’ Choice Award :

In association with War Child Identified by a panel made up of media music critics

Tom Odell (Columbia / Sony Music) - WINNER
AlunaGeorge (Island / Universal Music)
Laura Mvula (RCA / Sony Music)

International Group Nominees:

The Black Keys (Nonesuch / Warner Music) - WINNER
Alabama Shakes (Rough Trade / XL / Beggars)
Fun (Atlantic / Fuelled By Ramen / Warner Music)
The Killers (Vertigo / Universal Music)
The Script (Epic / Phonogenic / Sony Music)

International Female Solo Artist Nominees:

Lana Del Rey (Polydor / Universal Music) - WINNER
Alicia Keys (RCA / Sony Music)
Cat Power (Matador / XL / Beggars)
Rihanna (Def Jam / Universal Music)
Taylor Swift (Mercury / Universal Music)

International Male Solo Artist Nominees:

Frank Ocean (Def Jam / Universal Music) - WINNER
Bruce Springsteen (Columbia / Sony Music)
Gotye (Island / Universal Music)
Jack White (XL Recordings / XL / Beggars)
Michael Buble (Reprise / Warner Music)

British Single:

Top fifteen British singles based on the biggest sales success in 2012 - With Capital FM and iTunes

Adele ‘Skyfall’ (XL Recordings / XL / Beggars) - WINNER
Alex Clare ‘Too Close’ (Island / Universal Music)
Coldplay & Rihanna ‘Princess of China’ (Parlophone / EMI Music)
DJ Fresh Ft Rita Ora ‘Hot Right Now’ (Ministry of Sound / Ministry of Sound Group)
Emeli Sandé ‘Next To Me’ (Virgin / EMI Music)
Florence & The Machine ‘Spectrum’ (Island / Universal Music)
James Arthur ‘Impossible’ (Syco Music / Sony Music)
Jessie J ‘Domino’ (Island / Lava / Universal Music)
Labrinth Ft Emeli Sandé ‘Beneath Your Beautiful’ (Syco Music / Sony Music)
Olly Murs Ft Flo Rida ‘Troublemaker’ (Epic / Sony Music)
Rita Ora Ft Tinie Tempah ‘R.I.P.’ (Columbia / Roc Nation / Sony Music)
Rizzle Kicks ‘Mama Do The Hump’ (Island / Universal Music)
Robbie Williams ‘Candy’ (Island / Universal Music)
Rudimental Ft John Newman ‘Feel The Love’ (Asylum / Black Butter / Warner Music)
Stooshe ‘Black Heart’ (Future Cut / Qworks / Warner Bros / Warner Music

MasterCard British Album of the Year Nominees:

Supoorted by The Sun Bizarre Column

Emeli Sandé ‘Our Version Of Events’ (Virgin / EMI Music) - WINNER
Alt-J ‘An Awesome Wave’ (Infectious Music)
Mumford & Sons ‘Babel’ (Gentlemen of The Road / Island / Universal Music)
Paloma Faith ‘Fall To Grace’ (RCA / Sony Music)
Plan B ‘Ill Manors’ (679 / Atlantic / Warner Music)

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