Female Artists Rule The Roost In Brit Award Noms


LONDON (CelebrityAccess MediaWire) — Lady Gaga, Lily Allen, Florence & the Machine and Pixie Lott all picked up three nominations each for this year's Brit Awards.

Lady Gaga, who seems to be everywhere these days (except for Purdue) picked up noms for best international female artist, breakthrough artist and album for "The Fame."

Allen picked up a nod for British single, British female solo artist and British Album while Florence was nominated for British breakthrough, female artist and album. Pixie Lott is in the running for best female, breakthrough artist and best British single.

Other nominees include JLS who will duke it out for best British group with Friendly Fire, Muse and Kasabian. Jay Z and the Black Eyed Peas are all in contention for best international album against Lady G, Animal Collective and Empire of the Sun.

Bruce "The Boss" Springsteen made the lst too, picking up a nom for international male artist along with Jay-Z, Michael Buble and Eminem and Robbie Williams has been tapped to receive an award to recognize his outstanding contribution to music.

This year's award ceremony will be hosted Peter Kay and is set to take place place on 16 February at London’s Earls Court Arena. If you can't make it to the show, it will be televised live on ITV1.

Full list of Brit Awards noms

British male solo artist
Calvin Harris
Dizzee Rascal
Mika
Paolo Nutini
Robbie Williams

British female solo artist
Bat for Lashes
Florence & the Machine
Leona Lewis
Lily Allen
Pixie Lott

British breakthrough act
Florence & the Machine
Friendly Fires
JLS
La Roux
Pixie Lott

British group
Doves
Friendly Fires
JLS
Kasabian
Muse

British album
Dizzee Rascal – Tongue N'Cheek
Florence & the Machine – Lungs
Kasabian – West Ryder Pauper Lunatic Asylum
Lily Allen – It's Not Me, It's You
Paolo Nutini – Sunny Side Up

British single
Alesha Dixon – Breathe
Alexandra Burke Ft Flo Rida – Bad Boys
Cheryl Cole – Fight For This Love
Joe McElderry – The Climb
JLS – Beat Again
La Roux – In For The Kill
Lily Allen – The Fear
Pixie Lott – Mama Do
Taio Cruz – Break Your Heart
Tinchy Stryder Ft N-Dubz – Number 1

BRITs performance of 30 years
Bee Gees – Stayin' Alive/How Deep is Your Love (1997)
Bros – I Owe you Nothing (1989)
Coldplay – Clocks (2003)
Eurythmics & Stevie Wonder – Angel (1999)
Girls Aloud – The Promise (2009)
Kanye West – Gold Digger (2006)
Kylie Minogue – Can't Get You Out of my Head (2002)
Michael Jackson – Earth Song (1996)
Paul McCartney – Live & Let Die (2008)
Pet Shop Boys – Go West (1994)
Robbie Williams & Tom Jones – The Full Monty Medley (1998)
Scissor Sisters – Take Your Mama (2005)
Spice Girls – Wannabe/Who Do You Think You Are (1997)
Take That – Beatles Medley I Wanna Hold Your Hand/Hard Day's Night/ She Loves Me (1994)
The Who – Who Are You (1988)

International male solo artist
Bruce Springsteen
Eminem
Jay-Z
Michael Buble
Seasick Steve

International female solo artist
Lady GaGa
Ladyhawke
Norah Jones
Rihanna
Shakira

International breakthrough act
Animal Collective
Daniel Merriweather
Empire of the Sun
Lady GaGa
Taylor Swift

International album
Animal Collective – Merriweather Post Pavilion
Black Eyed Peas – The E.N.D.
Empire of the Sun – Walking on a Dream
Jay-Z – The Blueprint
Lady GaGa – The Fame

BRITs album of 30 Years
Coldplay – A Rush of Blood to the Head
Dido – No Angel
Dire Straits – Brothers in Arms
Duffy – Rockferry
Keane – Hopes & Fears
Oasis – (What's the Story) Morning Glory?
Phil Collins – No Jacket Required
Sade – Diamond Life
The Verve – Urban Hymns
Travis – The Man Who

British producer
To be announced at the Music Producers Guild awards on 11 February
Jim Abbiss
Paul Epworth
Ethan Johns
Steve Lillywhite

Critics' choice
Ellie Goulding

Outstanding contribution to music
Robbie Williams

-CelebrityAccess Staff Writers