Bon Iver, Fleet Foxes, PJ Harvey nominated for Brit Awards

Bon Iver, Fleet Foxes, PJ Harvey nominated for Brit Awards

Ryan Adams, Laura Marling and Kate Bush are also in the running for awards

Bon Iver, Fleet Foxes and PJ Harvey have been nominated for this year's Brit Awards.

Bon Iver is nominated in two categories, firstly for Best International Male where he is up alongside Aloe Blacc, Bruno Mars, David Guetta and Ryan Adams and secondly for Best International Newcomer, where he is up against Aloe Blacc, Foster The People, Lana Del Rey and Nicki Minaj.

Fleet Foxes are in the running for Best International Group, where they face competition from Foo Fighters, Jay -Z and Kanye West, Lady Antebellum and Maroon 5.

PJ Harvey is nominated for Best British Album alongside Coldplay, Adele, Florence And The Machine and Ed Sheeran, while Kate Bush is up for Best British Female as well as Adele, Florence And The Machine, Jessie J and Laura Marling.

Arctic Monkeys and Elbow are both nominated for Best British Group, where they are up alongside Chase & Status, Coldplay and Kasabian, while Feist and Bjork are both nominated for Best International Female as well as Lady Gaga, Beyonce and Rihanna.

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The Brit Awards will take place at the O2 Arena on February 21 next year. Blur will receive the Outstanding Contribution To Music award at the 2012 event.

Previous winners of that gong include the band's Britpop rivals Oasis, as well as Paul McCartney, The Who, U2 and Queen.


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