Brit Awards 2011
The gong for best international album will be fought out between Canadian indie rockers Arcade Fire, American singer Cee Lo Green, Eminem, US rock giants Kings of Leon and the ubiquitous Katy Perry.
Mumford & Sons - who broke in a big way last year with their debut disc Sigh No More - score three nominations: best breakthrough act, best British band and album of the year.
The BBC's Sound of 2011 winner Jessie J was voted critics' choice, beating James Blake and The Vaccines to become this year's first Brit winner,
The shortlist was revealed at London's O2 Arena, which will host the awards on February 15th next month.
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; Rumer
British breakthrough act Ellie Goulding; Rumer; Mumford & Sons; Tinie Tempah; The xx
British group Biffy Clyro; Gorillaz; 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
Source: The Guardian
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Arcade Fire is an indie rock band based in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, consisting of husband and wife duo of Win Butler and Régine Chassagne, along with Will Butler, Richard Reed Parry, Tim Kingsbury, Jeremy Gara, and Sarah Neufeld. The band came to prominence in 2004 with the release of their critically acclaimed debut album Funeral. Arcade Fire has won numerous awards, including the 2011 Grammy...
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