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    Lewis Capaldi and Dave lead the BRIT Awards nominations with four nods each

    The 'Someone You Loved' hitmaker and the 'Funky Friday' rapper will go head to head as they battle for Best Male Solo Artist at the awards ceremony at London's O2 Arena on February 18, 2020 whilst the duo will also take one another in the Mastercard Album of the Year category for 'Divinely Uninspired to a Hellish Extent' and 'Psychodrama' respectively, with stiff competition from Stormzy's new release 'Heavy is the Head', Michael Kiwanuka's self-titled LP and Harry Styles' album, 'Fine Line'

    In the Best Male Solo Artist category, Lewis and Dave will come up against the same competitors - Harry Styles, Michael Kiwanuka and Stormzy.

    Meanwhile, Dave is again nominated in the Song of the Year category for 'Location (ft. Burna Boy)', going head to head with AJ Tracey's Ladbroke Grove', Calvin Harris & Rag'N'Bone Man's 'Giant', Ed Sheeran and Justin Bieber's 'I Don't Care' and Lewis Capaldi's 'Someone You Loved'. Also nominated is Mark Ronson's 'Nothing Breaks Like a Heart (ft. Miley Cyrus)', Stormzy's 'Vossi Bop', Sam Smith and Normani's 'Dancing With a Stranger', Tom Walker's 'Just You and I' and Mabel's 'Don't Call Me Up'.

    Song of the Year is just one of three nods for Mabel, who is also nominated in the Best New Artist category alongside Aitch, Dave, Lewis Capaldi, Mabel and Sam Fender as well as Best Female Solo Artist alongside Charli XCX, FKA Twigs, Freya Ridings and Mahalia. Bastille, Bring Me The Horizon, Coldplay, D-Block Europe and Foals will go head to head at next month's ceremony for Best Group.

    Taking it international, Bruce Springsteen, Burna Boy, Tyler, The Creator, Dermot Kennedy and Post Malone have received nods for International Male Solo Artist whilst 'no tears left to cry' singer Ariana Grande will fight it out against Billie Eilish, Camila Cabello, Lana Del Rey and Lizzo to be named International Female Solo Artist.

    The BRIT Awards with Mastercard take place at London's O2 Arena on February 18, 2020.

    The full list of nominations for the BRIT Awards with Mastercard 2020 are as follows:

    Best Male Solo Artist


    Harry Styles

    Lewis Capaldi

    Michael Kiwanuka


    Best Female Solo Artist

    Charli XCX

    FKA Twigs

    Freya Ridings



    Best New Artist



    Lewis Capaldi


    Sam Fender

    Best Group


    Bring Me The Horizon


    D-Block Europe


    International Male Solo Artist

    Bruce Springsteen

    Burna Boy

    Tyler, The Creator

    Dermot Kennedy

    Post Malone

    International Female Solo Artist

    Ariana Grande

    Billie Eilish

    Camila Cabello

    Lana Del Rey


    Mastercard Album of the Year

    Stormzy - 'Heavy is the Head'

    Michael Kiwanuka - 'Kiwanuka'

    Lewis Capaldi - Divinely Uninspired to a Hellish Extent

    Dave - Psychodrama

    Harry Styles - Fine Line

    Song of the Year

    AJ Tracey - 'Ladbroke Grove'

    Calvin Harris & Rag'N'Bone Man - 'Giant'

    Dave - 'Location (ft. Burna Boy)'

    Ed Sheeran & Justin Bieber - 'I Don't Care'

    Lewis Capaldi - 'Someone You Loved'

    Mabel - 'Don't Call Me Up'

    Mark Ronson - 'Nothing Breaks Like a Heart (ft. Miley Cyrus)'

    Sam Smith & Normani - 'Dancing With a Stranger'

    Stormzy - 'Vossi Bop'

    Tom Walker - 'Just You and I'

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