Alt-J, Jake Bugg, Ben Howard, The Killers and Muse up For BRIT Awards

10 January 2013, 18:58 | Updated: 8 July 2014, 14:15

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Mumford And Sons and Alt-J lead the pack with three awards each, while The Rolling Stones are up for Best Live Act, making them the first artist to appear in the list for the FIRST and LATEST Brit Awards.

In a surprise move, Amy Winehouse gets a posthumous nod with a Best Female nomination.

The nominations were announced at a special event at London's Savoy earlier this afternoon (January 10). The BRIT Awards ceremony will take place at The O2 on Wednesday, February 20.

The full list of nominations is: 

British Breakthrough Act
Ben Howard
Jake Bugg
Jessie Ware
Rita Ora

British Female
Amy Winehouse
Bat For Lashes
Emile Sande
Jessie Ware
Paloma Faith

British Group
Mumford And Sons
One Direction
The xx

British Live Act
Mumford And Sons
The Rolling Stones
The Vaccines

British Male
Ben Howard
Calvin Harris
Olly Murs
Richard Hawley
Plan B

British Producer
Damon Albarn
Jake Gosling
Paul Epworth

Special Recognition
War Child

Critics' Choice
Tom Odell

International Female
Alicia Keys
Cat Power
Lana Del Rey
Taylor Swift

International Group
Alabama Shakes
The Black Keys
The Killers
The Script

International Male
Bruce Springsteen
Frank Ocean
Jack White
Michael Buble

British Album
Alt-J - An Awesome Wave
Emile Sande - Our Version Of Events
Mumford And Sons - Babel
Paloma Faith - Fall To Grace
Plan B - iLL Manors


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