Brit Award Nominations Announced

Brit Award Nominations Announced
Nominations for the 2008 Brit Awards have been announced. The ceremony will be held on February 20 at Earl's Court in London, and hosted by Sharon and Ozzy Osbourne. Arctic Monkeys, Kaiser Chiefs, Mark Ronson, Kate Nash, as well as Take That, Mika and Leona Lewis lead the way with four nods each.

Here is the full list of nominations:

Male Solo Artist:
Jamie T
Mark Ronson
Mika
Newton Faulkner
Richard Hawley

Female Solo Artist:
Bat For Lashes
Kate Nash
Kt Tunstall
Leona Lewis
Pj Harvey

Group:
Arctic Monkeys
Editors
Girls Aloud
Kaiser Chiefs
Take That

British Album:
Arctic Monkeys Favourite Worst Nightmare
Leona Lewis Spirit
Mark Ronson Version
Mika Life In Cartoon Motion
Take That Beautiful World

Breakthrough Act:
Bat For Lashes
Kate Nash
Klaxons
Leona Lewis
Mika

Live Act:
Arctic Monkeys
Kaiser Chiefs
Klaxons
Muse
Take That

Single:
Leona Lewis "Bleeding Love"
Mika "Grace Kelly"
Take That "Shine"
Kaiser Chiefs "Ruby"
Sugababes "About You Now"
Mark Ronson ft Amy Winehouse "Valerie"
Kate Nash "Foundations" The Hoosiers "Worried About Ray"
James Blunt "1973"
Mutya Buena "Real Girl"

International Male Solo Artist:
Bruce Springsteen
Kanye West
Michael Buble
Rufus Wainwright
Timbaland

International Female Solo Artist:
Alicia Keys
Bjork
Feist
Kylie Minogue
Rihanna

International Group:
Arcade Fire
Eagles
Foo Fighters
Kings Of Leon
White Stripes

International Album:
Arcade Fire Neon Bible
Eagles Long Road Out Of Eden
Foo Fighters Echoes, Silence, Patience & Grace
Kings Of Leon Because Of The Times
Kylie Minogue X

Critics' Choice Award:
Adele

Outstanding Contribution To Music:
Sir Paul McCartney