Brit Awards 2016: Nominations in full

Adele, James Bay and band Years and Years all have four nominations each

The nominations for the biggest music awards ceremony have been announced.

Adele and James Bay are both in the running to scoop the top prizes at the BRIT Awards 2016 after it was revealed they each have four nominations.

Adele, who recently released her album '25', is up for British female solo artist and MasterCard British album of the year. Her single 'Hello' is in the running for British single and British artist video of the year.

James Bay is up for British breakthrough act and British Male Solo Artist, and his single 'Hold Back the River' is up for British Single. His album, 'Chaos and the Calm' is up against Adele's in the album category.

Pop-electronica band Years and Years also have four nominations.

Here is the full list of nominations:

British male solo artist:
Aphex TwinCalvin Harris
James Bay
Jamie xx
Mark Ronson

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Jamie xx is up for British male solo artist (Getty)

British female solo artist:
Adele
Amy Winehouse
Florence + The Machine

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Amy Winehouse is nominated for British female solo artist (Getty)

Jess Glynne
Laura Marling

British group:
Blur
Coldplay

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Foals are nominated in the British group category (Getty)

Foals
One Direction
Years & Years

British breakthrough act:
Catfish And The Bottlemen
James Bay
Jess Glynne

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James Bay is nominated in the British breakthrough act category (Getty)

Wolf Alice
Years & Years

British single:
Adele: Hello
Calvin Harris and Disciples: How Deep Is Your Love
Ed Sheeran and Rudimental: Bloodstream
Ellie Goulding: Love Me Like You Do
James Bay: Hold Back The River

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Adele is nominated in the British Single category for 'Hello' (Getty)

Jess Glynne: Hold My Hand
Little Mix: Black Magic
Olly Murs featuring Demi Lovato: Up
Philip George: Wish You Were Mine
Years & Years: King

MasterCard British album of the year:
Adele: 25
Coldplay: A Head Full Of Dreams
Florence + The Machine: How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful
James Bay: Chaos And The Calm
Jamie xx: In Colour

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'How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful' by Florence + The Machine is nominated for MasterCard British album of the year (Getty)

British producer of the year:
Charlie Andrew
Mark Ronson
Mike Crossey
Tom Dalgety

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Mark Ronson is up for British producer of the year (Getty)

British artist video of the year:
Adele: Hello
Calvin Harris and Disciples: How Deep Is Your Love
Ed Sheeran: Photograph
Ellie Goulding: Love Me Like You Do
Jessie J: Flashlight
Little Mix: Black Magic

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Sam Smith is nominated in the British artist video of the year category for 'Writing's On The Wall' (Getty)

Naughty Boy featuring Beyonce and Arrow Benjamin: Runnin (Lose It All)
One Direction: Drag Me Down
Sam Smith: Writing's On The Wall
Years & Years: King

International male solo artist:
Drake
Father John Misty
Justin Bieber

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Justin Bieber is nominated as International male solo artist (Getty)

Kendrick Lamar
The Weeknd

International female solo artist:
Ariana Grande
Bjork

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Meghan Trainor is in the International female solo artist category (Getty)

Courtney Barnett
Lana Del Rey
Meghan Trainor

International group:
Alabama Shakes
Eagles Of Death Metal

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Tame Impala is nominated for International group (Getty)

Major Lazer
Tame Impala
U2

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