Lewis Capaldi and Dave top the Brit Awards 2020 finalist lists with four nominations each.
Stormzy, Mabel, Michael Kiwanuka, Charli XCX, Harry Styles and Coldplay are also among the performers to receive a nod at this year's awards, which will be the 40th British show.
Both Scottish singer-songwriter Capaldi and London rapper Dave are running for the new artist of the year and, despite their relative childhood in the industry, are also competing for the best male solo artist, best album and song awards of the year thanks to their debut. at the top of the charts in the last 12 months.
Stormzy and Harry Styles (below) will also compete for several awards
The last 12 months have been extremely successful for both artists, with Dave's Psychodrama album winning the Mercury Prize, Capaldi leading the seven-week singles chart with Someone You Loved and the two playing at Glastonbury.
Male solo artists dominate this year's Brit Awards, with best album lineup mirroring best male artist, with Capaldi and Dave against Harry Styles, Michael Kiwanuka and Stormzy in both categories.
Charli XCX, FKA Twigs, Freya Ridings, Mabel and Mahalia are nominated for best female artist, while Bastille, Bring Me The Horizon, Coldplay D Block Europe and Foals are in the best group.
And joining Capaldi and Dave on the new artist list of the year are Aitch, Mabel and Sam Fender – who last year was named Brits Critics' Choice winner as one of the ones to watch in 2020.
International artists who like gongs include Ariana Grande, Bruce Springsteen, Lizzo and Billie Eilish.
Dave was ecstatic with his nominations, writing: "Four Britons ?! No way !!! What an honor and what a way to end the most amazing year. I'm very grateful. Thank you, thank you!"
Mabel received three nominations
Mabel was one of the few women who made several appearances outside the category of best female artist, with nominations for best new artist and best music.
She said, "It's really surreal to be nominated for three awards this year!
"It seems like yesterday I was nominated for the British Critics' Choice Award and my journey since then has been a dream come true!
"Third consecutive year to be nominated, so fingers crossed is the third time I'm lucky and can take one home this year."
AJ Tracey said he "was nominated for my first Briton!" for their single Ladbroke Grove.
Camila Ceballo thanked UK fans
American singer Camila Cabello thanked her British fans after being named best female international solo artist.
"I am very honored to be nominated for international women in the British. My UK fans are very supportive and I can't wait to see them soon!"
This year's ceremony takes place on Tuesday, February 18, with the number of categories reduced to nine of this year's 11 to make the show more about the performances.
"This year, we will let the artists take the reins completely, encouraging them to create and heal their own unique performances, which will ensure memorable and memorable moments at the 2020 show," organizers said in a statement issued last year.
The Brits Rising Star Award (formerly Critics & # 39; Choice) is announced before the show, with newcomer Celeste winning the trophy this year after being chosen alongside other female artists Beabadoobee and Joy Crookes.
Last year, award organizers said they would review how awards are distributed for 2021, following reports that genre awards were being submitted to accommodate non-binary artists who do not identify themselves as male or female.
However, the male and female prize categories remain for 2020.
Here is the complete list of nominees:
Michael Kiwanuka is the best male solo artist and also the best album
Male Solo Artist of the Year
Charlie XCX is among the solo artist candidates
Female Solo Artist of the Year
Coldplay released their eighth album Everyday Life in 2019
Group of the year
Bring me the HORIZON
D Block Europe
Sam Fender is the new artist of the year after breaking out of the Brits Critics' Choice Award last year.
New artist of the year
Mark Ronson and Nothing Breaks Like A Heart by Miley Cyrus are up for the song of the year
Song of the year
AJ Tracey – Ladbroke Grove
Calvin Harris and Rag & # 39; B & # 39; Bone Man – Giant
Dave featuring Burna Boy – Location
Ed Sheeran and Justin Bieber – I Don't Care
Lewis Capaldi – Someone You Loved
Mabel – Don't call me
Mark Ronson featuring Miley Cyrus – Nothing Breaks Like A Heart
Sam Smith and Normani – Dancing with a Stranger
Stormzy – Vossi Bop
Tom Walker – Just You and Me
Lewis Capaldi had a hugely successful year leading the charts and playing Glastonbury
Album of the year
Dave – Psychodrama
Harry Styles – Fine Line
Lewis Capaldi – Divinely uninspired to an infernal extent
Michael Kiwanuka – Kiwanuka
Stormzy – Heavy is the Head
Bruce Springsteen is one of the nominees for best male international solo artist.
Male International Solo Artist
Tyler the Creator
Lizzo is among the nominees for best international female artist
International female solo artist
Lana del ray