Full list of awards and nominees for 2009 Brit Awards
Tuesday 20 January 2009
Coldplay and Duffy were the headliners, with four nominations each.
MasterCard British Album
Coldplay - Viva La Vida Or Death And All His Friends
Duffy - Rockferry
Elbow - The Seldom Seen Kid
Radiohead - In Rainbows
The Ting Tings - We Started Nothing
Top 10 British singles by airplay and sales in calendar year. Top 5 selected by UK Commercial Radio listeners. Winner chosen by live public vote on awards night.
Adele - Chasing Pavements
Alexandra Burke - Hallelujah
Coldplay - Viva La Vida
Dizzee Rascal featuring Calvin Harris and Chrome - Dance Wiv Me
Duffy - Mercy
Estelle ft Kanye West - American Boy
Girls Aloud - The Promise
Leona Lewis - Better in Time
Scouting for Girls - Heartbeat
The X Factor Finalists - Hero
British Male Solo Artist
British Female Solo Artist
British Breakthrough Act
Winner chosen by BBC Radio One listeners.
The Last Shadow Puppets
Scouting For Girls
The Ting Tings
British Live Act
Nominees chosen by a panel of live music experts under the chairmanship of Tony Wadsworth of The BPI. Winner chosen by BBC Radio Two listeners.
Scouting For Girls
AC / DC - Black Ice
Fleet Foxes - Fleet Foxes
The Killers - Day & Age
Kings of Leon - Only By The Night
MGMT - Oracular Spectacular
AC / DC
Kings of Leon
International Male Solo Artist
International Female Solo Artist
Critics' Choice Award
WINNER - Florence & The Machine
British Producer of the Year
Nominees chosen by members of the Music Producers Guild with winner chosen by MPG judging panel under the chairmanship of Robin Miller. Brit Award to be presented to British Producer of the Year at MPG Awards (12th February, Cafe de Paris).
Outstanding Contribution to music
WINNER - Pet Shop Boys
After giving gay film R-rating despite no sex or violencefilm
Arts & Ents blogs
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- 2 ALS ice bucket challenge co-founder Corey Griffin drowns, aged 27
- 3 A third of employers never check job applicants' qualifications, survey finds
- 4 James Foley beheading: Fox news presenter Megyn Kelly annoyed by Ferguson update during broadcast about murdered journalist
- 5 Paul Scholes: Manchester United need five experienced players who can turn round a desperate situation
Jeremy Clarkson 'does not see a problem' with his racist language on Top Gear, says BBC
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JK Rowling writes new Harry Potter story on Pottermore: Introducing 'Singing Sorceress' Celestina Warbuck
Britain's ugliest buildings: Which monstrosities should be nominated for the Dead Prize?
American film board gives gay film Love Is Strange R-rating despite no sex or violence
Richard Dawkins on babies with Down Syndrome: 'Abort it and try again – it would be immoral to bring it into the world'
Scottish independence: English people overwhelmingly want Scotland to stay in the UK
Isis threat: Cameron wants an alliance with Iran
Crisis? What crisis? A visiting US doctor gives the NHS a rave review
Michael Brown shooting: Chaos erupts on the streets of Ferguson after autopsy shows teenager was shot six times – twice in the head
Scottish Independence Referendum: Salmond described as 'arrogant, ambitious and dishonest' by Scottish women