Rolling Stones duo Mick Jagger and Keith Richards welcomed the band's Brit Award nomination for best Live Act - their first for 17 years:
– Mick Jagger
We all had such a blast, everyone was at the top of their game, and the hometown audiences at the O2 were just fantastic. It's great to be nominated.
– Keith Richards
On stage is where we belong. When I'm up there with Mick, Charlie and Ronnie, everything is rocking.
Singer-songwriter Rita Ora said she was "proud" to get three Brit Award nominations.
Ora is nominated in the British Breakthrough Act category and has two entries in the British Single category.
happy to say we’ve been nominated for best live act at the brits 2013. we’re very excited, its a massive honour. x
Songs by Adele, Robbie Williams and James Arthur are among 15 tracks nominated for best British Single at the Brits:
Alex Clare, 'Too Close'
Coldplay & Rihanna, 'Princess of China'
DJ Fresh ft Rita Ora, 'Hot Right Now'
Emeli Sande, 'Next To Me'
Florence and the Machine, 'Spectrum'
James Arthur, 'Impossible'
Jessie J, 'Domino'
Rizzle Kicks, 'Mama Do The Hump'
Labrinth ft Emeli Sande, 'Beneath Your Beautiful'
Robbie Williams, 'Candy'
Olly Murs ft Flo Rida, 'Troublemaker'
Rita Ora ft Tinie Tempah, 'R.I.P.'
Stooshe, 'Black Heart'
Rudimental ft John Newman, 'Feel The Love'
The Rolling Stones have received a Brit Award nomination for British Live Act.
The rockers are up against Coldplay, Mumford & Sons, Muse and The Vaccines.