Awards are announced on 22 February
The move was propelled by criticism from grime artist Stormzy, who took aim at the lack of diversity in the Brits with track 'One Take Freestyle'
'He’s talking about an urban generation that uses that word in a completely different way,' says McCartney
Brendon Urie still operates in a group, but it’s all about him now. And, he says, that has led to his first US chart-topper
Biebs, Rihanna, Adele and The Weeknd are all performing.
Cocker, the KLF... the awards show’s craziest moments tend to be unscripted
Hit records and Brit and Grammy nominations mean that Kevin Parker is finally taking the credit for Tame Impala
Jack Garratt has put together a studio session for "Surprise Yourself" off his upcoming album Phase.
Adele, James Bay and band Years and Years all have four nominations each
Singer who died in 2011 qualifies for the British Female and Best British Album longlists with the soundtrack to 'Amy'
The acts will join Arctic Monkeys, Bastille, Rudimental and Ellie Goulding
The rapper will join Arctic Monkeys and Bruno Mars at the February event
The hotly anticipated new single from Arcade Fire - an apparent collaboration with David Bowie - was leaked online ahead of its unveiling today.
Brit Awards organisers are to launch a new annual honour to celebrate major figures in music with Sir Elton John announced as the first ever recipient.
The Earls Court Exhibition Centre is to be demolished as part of new plans to create a 77-acre redevelopment site in Earls Court and West Kensington.
Chart-topping singer Ed Sheeran said he initially struggled to get a record deal because he was "ginger and chubby".