Sam Smith Takes Over The 2015 Brit Awards
    • FRIDAY, JANUARY 16, 2015

    • Posted by: Emily Daly

    The list of nominees for the 2015 Brit Awards has been released, and Sam Smith is all over it.

    The British singer behind hits such as "Stay With Me" has earned five nominations out of 12 categories: British Video, British Breakthrough Act, Mastercard British Album, British Male Solo Artist, and British Single. Smith wasn't eligible for six of the seven remaining categories, such as British Female Solo Artist or International Male Solo Artist. He'll be competing against artists like Calvin Harris, Bruno Mars and Alt-J.

    Smith was also nominated for a number Grammy awards, including Album of the Year, Record of the Year, Song of the Year, Best New Artist, Best Pop Solo Performance, and Best Pop Vocal Album for his May 2014 record, In the Lonely Hour.

    The 2015 Brit Awards will take place on February 25th. Until then, fans have the opportunity to vote for their pick in the British Video and British Breakthrough Act categories, where Smith is up against such artists as CHVRCHES, FKA Twigs, Charlie XCX and Ed Sheeran.

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