The Music Show Presents: The Brits Special!

23rd February 2015

Welcome to this live blog, as The Music Show previews Wednesday Night’s Brit Awards tonight live on, covering verything from the Best Male to Best Breakthrough Act. Text the guys in the studio on our website, or tweet them @URNTheMusicShow.

Best British Female Solo Artist

The full list of nominations for Best British Female Solo Artist are as follows:

The Students of the University of Nottingham didn’t all agree on who would turn out victorious in the category though:

The team in the studio also had a heated debate on who was going to pick up this years award, which has been designed by Tracy Emin!

Is Lilly Allen going to pick up an award?

Best British Male Solo Artist

This is the first award for the males the team are looking at, with the nominees including George Ezra and Ed Sheeran:

We went around campus to discuss with you, the students, who was likely to win the award:

Rhiannon then ran through the nominees in detail with the team, as listeners joined the debate by texting in!

Ed Sheeran is up for Best British Male

British Breakthrough Artist

The Breakthrough Artist is one of the most competitive awards this year, and here are the nominees:

The student’s around campus also had their own views on who the winner this year should be:

The team in the studio then discussed who should take it home, and whether it should be based on sales figures who ‘brokethrough’ the most:

Will rock band Royal Blood pick up an award?

British Group

Group’s receive their own award and the nominees range massively from rock to pop:

Meanwhile, opinion was divided amongst the students as to who should win!

In the studio, Ian let off a controversial bombshell by suggesting that Coldplay should win! What do you think?

Will a Pop Band pick up Best British Group?

British Single of the Year

Moving onto British Single of the Year, will the commercially successful albums be victorious? Here are the nominations:

The students of the University of Nottingham didn’t all agree on who should win:

Meg and Elliot then took us through some of the favourites to win, and why they’d been successful over the past 12 months:

Will Rather Be pick up Best Single?

British Album of the Year

Single’s aren’t the only thing to be rewarded however, with Album’s remaining ever popular. These are the nominations for British Album of the year:

Those around the Portland Building were divided over which album they’d listened too most over the past 12 months:

The team in the studio ran through the nominees, and also highlighted one controversial point in this year’s nominations!

He won a grammy, but can Sam Smith pick up a Brit?

Best International Male

Moving away from Britain, the team also took a look at the nominees for Best International Male:

The students of Nottingham were divided who should win this award:

Ollie and Naama then shared their opinions on the category, including discussing who the awards panel had snobbed:

Will John Legend win a Brit?

Best International Female

Moving over to the female side, the nominees include icons such as Beyonce:

Meanwhile, the students were split over whether it should be the likes of Taylor Swift or the more recent Sia:

Our reporters didn’t agree particularly on who should win this award, particularly over Taylor Swift:

Is Beyonce going to win yet another award?

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Keep tuned to the Music Show on a Monday between 6 and 7 on URN, and enjoy the Brits on Wednesday!