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Paloma Faith will go up against Dua Lipa, Kate Tempest, Jessie Ware and Laura Marling for British Female Solo Artist at the BRITs.

Meanwhile, Ed Sheeran, Liam Gallagher, Loyle Carner, Rag’N’Bone Man and Stormzy are all in the running in the British Male Solo Artist.

The star-studded nominations were announced during a star-studded night of revelry at BRIT Awards 2018 Nominations Launch at ITV Studios in London.

 

‘It feels amazing!’ Paloma Faith will go up against Dua Lipa, Kate Tempest, Jessie Ware and Laura Marling for British Female Solo Artist at the BRITs 

Paloma said of her nomination: ‘How wonderful! I just foundout and it was wonderful. I was like “that’s nice thanks!” It feels amazing to be in the industry for that long, because it’s a fickle industry, and for people to still like me!’

The singer, who gave birth in December, added: ‘Especially after having a baby you worry about going back. I love women so I’m happy for whoever wins this!’

The singer ensured she was dressed to impress as she led the star-studded arrivals at the hotly-anticipated. 

The 36-year-old flashed a wide grin as she took centre-stage on the red carpet in a showstopping technicolour gown with an elegant Bardot neckline.

Meanwhile, nominated for Best British single are Rag’N’Bone Man – Human, J Hus, Clean Bandit – Symphony, Liam Payne ft Quavo – Strip That Down, Calvin Harris ft Pharrell Williams, Katy Perry, Big Sean – Feels, Dua Lipa – New Rules, Ed Sheeran – Shape Of You, Jax Jones – You Don’t Know Me, Jonas Blue – Mama and Little Mix – Touch.

Chic: The 36-year-old singer flashed a wide grin as she took centre-stage on the red carpet in a showstopping technicolour gown with an elegant Bardot neckline

Chic: The 36-year-old singer flashed a wide grin as she took centre-stage on the red carpet in a showstopping technicolour gown with an elegant Bardot neckline

Glamorous: She injected an added dose of colour to her jaw-dropping look with a slick of bubble-gum pink lipstick and framed her eyes with dramatic mascara

Glamorous: She injected an added dose of colour to her jaw-dropping look with a slick of bubble-gum pink lipstick and framed her eyes with dramatic mascara

The mane attraction: The platinum-haired songstress looked every inch the diva in her statement garment, which featured mosaic-style intricate embellishments

The mane attraction: The platinum-haired songstress looked every inch the diva in her statement garment, which featured mosaic-style intricate embellishments

Stunning: Cinching in her tiny waist, the exquisite dress featured a flattering full A-line prom skirt and a sweeping boat neckline

Stunning: Cinching in her tiny waist, the exquisite dress featured a flattering full A-line prom skirt and a sweeping boat neckline

The platinum-haired songstress looked every inch the diva in her statement garment, which featured mosaic-style intricate embellishments.

Cinching in her tiny waist, the exquisite dress featured a flattering full A-line prom skirt and a sweeping boat neckline.

Sweeping part of her golden locks back into a sleek half-up ‘do, Paloma let her crimped tresses frame her striking features.

She injected an added dose of colour to her jaw-dropping look with a slick of bubble-gum pink lipstick and framed her eyes with dramatic mascara.  

Gothic glamour: Emma Willis, who was the host on the night, looked impeccable in a stylish semi-sheer bomber jacket and studded ankle boots 

Gothic glamour: Emma Willis, who was the host on the night, looked impeccable in a stylish semi-sheer bomber jacket and studded ankle boots 

In demand! Emma co-hosted The BRITs 2017 with Dermot O'Leary and also fronted last year's launch

In demand! Emma co-hosted The BRITs 2017 with Dermot O'Leary and also fronted last year's launch

In demand! Emma co-hosted The BRITs 2017 with Dermot O’Leary and also fronted last year’s launch

Ahead of The BRIT Awards 2018 nominations this evening, it is announced that the winner of 2017’s BRITs Critics’ Choice Award – Rag’n’Bone Man – is joining the line up to perform at the main show on February 21st.

Rag’n’Bone Man joins Ed Sheeran, Sam Smith, Dua Lipa, Stormzy and Foo Fighters to perform at The BRIT Awards 2018 on Wednesday 21 February, with more performances to be announced.

Tonight the 2018 nominations will be announced live on ITV on ‘The BRITs Are Coming’ from 5.45pm.  

Pretty in prints: Raye rocked a striped jumpsuit, while Mabel donned  intergalactic print co-ords

Pretty in prints: Raye rocked a striped jumpsuit, while Mabel donned  intergalactic print co-ords

Pretty in prints: Raye rocked a striped jumpsuit, while Mabel donned  intergalactic print co-ords

Monochrome maven: Jorja Smith stunned in a silky belted culotte jumpsuit and elaborate strappy heels 

Monochrome maven: Jorja Smith stunned in a silky belted culotte jumpsuit and elaborate strappy heels 

Woman of the hour! Jorja, who won the Critic's Choice Award, posed proudly with her award

Woman of the hour! Jorja, who won the Critic’s Choice Award, posed proudly with her award 

Three's a crowd: Luke Patterson, Grace Chatto and Jack Patterson of Clean Bandit co-ordinated with monochrome outfits 

Three’s a crowd: Luke Patterson, Grace Chatto and Jack Patterson of Clean Bandit co-ordinated with monochrome outfits 

 Hosted by Emma Willis, there will be performances from Clean Bandit, J Hus, Jorja Smith, Liam Payne and Paloma Faith, and just announced – Jorja Smith will be joined by Stormzy for her performance.

Emma co-hosted The BRITs 2017 with Dermot O’Leary and also fronted last year’s launch. 

She said: ‘I am delighted to be back hosting ‘The BRITs Are Coming’, it’s always a fun show to be involved in and I can’t wait to find out which acts have been nominated in 2018.’ 

Here he is! Former One Direction star Zayn Malik kept his look casual with a bomber jacket and simple white T-shirt 

Here he is! Former One Direction star Zayn Malik kept his look casual with a bomber jacket and simple white T-shirt 

The boys: The 24-year-old Strip That Down hitmaker was joined by rapper Professor Green

Paloma Faith performs at London Christmas Lights switch on

The boys: The 24-year-old Strip That Down hitmaker was joined by rapper Professor Green

Paloma Faith performs at London Christmas Lights switch on

The boys: The 24-year-old Strip That Down hitmaker was joined by rapper Professor Green

He's only human after all: Rag'n'Bone Man flashed a double thumbs up as he hit the red carpet 

He’s only human after all: Rag’n’Bone Man flashed a double thumbs up as he hit the red carpet 

 



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