Ed Sheeran scores four nominations for Brit Awards 2018

Ed Sheeran. Picture: AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)

Ed Sheeran. Picture: AP Photo/Antonio Calanni) - Credit: AP

Ed Sheeran has been nominated in four categories for next month's Brit Awards.

His record-breaking third album Divide has been nominated for the album of the year prize.

The singer-songwriter, who hails from Framlingham, will compete with the likes of Stormzy and Rag'n'Bone Man for one of the biggest awards of the night.

Sheeran is also up for best single of the year and best British video of the year with Shape of You, as well as best British male solo artist.

Commenting on his four nominations, Ed wrote on Instagram: 'Thanks for all my Brit award nominations, and well done to all the other nominees. All very exciting, see you at the ceremony.'


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The Brit Awards will take place on February 21 at London's O2 Arena.

Full list of nominees

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British male solo artist

• Ed Sheeran

• Liam Gallagher

• Loyle Carner

• Rag'N'Bone Man

• Stormzy

British female solo artist

• Dua Lipa

• Jessie Ware

• Kate Tempest

• Laura Marling

• Paloma Faith

British group

• Gorillaz

• London Grammar

• Wolf Alice

• The xx

• Royal Blood

British breakthrough act

• Dave

• Dua Lipa

• J Hus

• Loyle Carner

• Sampha

British single

• Calvin Harris ft. Katy Perry, Pharrell Williams, Big Sean - Feels

• Clean Bandit - Symphony ft. Zara Larsson

• Dua Lipa - New Rules

• Ed Sheeran - Shape Of You

• J Hus - Did You See

• Jax Jones ft RAYE - You Don't Know Me

• Jonas Blue ft. William Singe - Mama

• Liam Payne ft. Quavo - Strip That Down

• Little Mix - Touch

• Rag'N'Bone Man - Human

British album

• Dua Lipa - Dua Lipa

• Ed Sheeran - Divide

• J Hus - Common Sense

• Rag'N'Bone Man - Human

• Stormzy - Gang Signs And Prayer

British artist video of the year

• Anne Marie - Ciao Adios

• Calvin Harris ft. Katy Perry, Pharrell Williams, Big Sean - Feels

• Clean Bandit ft. Zara Larsson - Symphony

• Dua Lipa - New Rules

• Ed Sheeran - Shape Of You

• Harry Styles - Sign Of The Times

• Jonas Blue ft. William Singe - Mama

• Liam Payne ft Quavo - Strip That Down

• Little Mix - Touch

• Zayn and Taylor Swift - I Don't Wanna Live Forever

International male

• Beck

• Childish Gambino

• DJ Khaled

• Drake

• Kendrick Lamar

International female

• Alicia Keys

• Bjork

• Lorde

• Pink

• Taylor Swift

International group

• Arcade Fire

• Foo Fighters

• Haim

• The Killers

• LCD Soundsystem

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