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Bastille and Disclosure score four nods for 2014 Brit Awards

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Jan 09, 2014 | 1:20pm EST

Rockers Bastille and dance duo Disclosure will lead the way at the U.K.'s 2014 Brit Awards after landing four nominations apiece. The quartet's Pompeii hit will go head-to-head with Disclosure's White Noise for British Single, while Bastille's Bad Blood debut will compete against the electronic stars' Settle for the British Album of the Year prize. The two acts will also fight it out for British Group and Best Breakthrough Artist. David Bowie has landed a nod in the British Male Solo category, alongside James Blake, John Newman, Tom Odell and Jake Bugg, while the British Female Solo category will be a battle between Ellie Goulding, Jessie J, Laura Marling, Birdy and Laura Mvula. Goulding has also scored a double nomination for British Single with her Calvin Harris collaboration I Need Your Love and solo hit Burn both earning mentions, while contenders for the International categories include Bruno Mars, Justin Timberlake, Katy Perry, Lady Gaga, Lorde, Arcade Fire, Daft Punk, Kings of Leon and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis. The winners will be unveiled during a ceremony in London on 19 February (14), when the shortlists for the Brits Global Success Award and the British Music Video title will both be announced. The full list of nominees is as follows: British Male Solo: David Bowie Jake Bugg James Blake John Newman Tom Odell British Female Solo: Birdy Ellie Goulding Jessie J Laura Marling Laura Mvula British Group: Arctic Monkeys Bastille Disclosure One Direction Rudimental Best Breakthrough Act: Bastille Disclosure Laura Mvula London Grammar Tom Odell British Single: Bastille - Pompeii Calvin Harris featuring Ellie Goulding - I Need Your Love Disclosure - White Noise Ellie Goulding - Burn John Newman - Love Me Again Naughty Boy featuring Sam Smith - La La La Olly Murs - Dear Diary One Direction - One Way Or Another Passenger - Let Her Go Rudimental featuring Ella Eyre - Waiting All Night British Album of the Year: Arctic Monkeys - AM Bastille - Bad Blood David Bowie - The Next Day Disclosure - Settle Rudimental - Home International Male Solo: Bruno Mars Drake Eminem John Grant Justin Timberlake International Female Solo: Janelle Monae Katy Perry Lady Gaga Lorde Pink International Group: Arcade Fire Daft Punk HAIM Kings of Leon Macklemore & Ryan Lewis British Producer of the Year: Ethan Johns Flood and Alan Moulder Paul Epworth Brit Critics Choice: Sam Smith.

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