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Brit Awards 2019: Who is nominated?

Jess Glynne, George Ezra and Dua Lipa are among the Brit Awards nominees. Credit: PA

The biggest night in British music returns for the 39th year running and Hugh Jackman, Pink and Dua Lipa are among the stars taking to the stage at the Brit Awards.

The annual awards ceremony takes place at the O2 Arena in London and comedian Jack Whitehall will host for the second year on Wednesday evening.

The Brits will be opened by Hollywood star Jackman, who portrayed PT Barnum in The Greatest Showman.

He will kick-off proceedings with a performance from the hit film, which has dominated the charts in the UK since the soundtrack was released in December 2017.

Other music stars taking to the stage include Little Mix, The 1975 and Ezra and US pop star Pink will close the show.

Hollywood Star Hugh Jackman will be opening the 2019 Brits. Credit: AP

Women dominate this year's shortlist, with female solo artists Lipa and Anne-Marie both earning four nominations apiece.

Pink will be the first international artist to be honoured with the outstanding contribution to music prize.

Lipa, who won two Brits last year and recently took home two Grammy Awards, is nominated for four accolades at this year's ceremony across two categories.

She secured nods for her track IDGAF and her collaboration with Scottish DJ Calvin Harris, One Kiss, while both songs are shortlisted for British single and British video of the year.

Lipa will appear on stage on the night in a four-way collaboration with Harris, Sam Smith and Rag'N'Bone Man.

Jorja Smith is up for three Brit nominations including Best Female Solo artist. Credit: PA

Anne-Marie, who shot to fame after featuring on Clean Bandit's Rockabye alongside Sean Paul, is also handed four nods, including one for British female solo artist.

Jess Glynne is up for two prizes and last year's critics' choice award winner, Jorja Smith, has three nods.

Male nominees include British singer-songwriters Smith and George Ezra, while Drake and Eminem will compete in the international male category.

Here is a full list of all the nominees:

British male solo artist

  • Sam Smith
  • Craig David
  • Aphex Twin
  • Giggs
  • George Ezra

British female solo artist

  • Florence + The Machine
  • Jorja Smith
  • Anne-Marie
  • Lily Allen
  • Jess Glynne

British single

  • Calvin Harris & Dua Lipa - One Kiss
  • George Ezra - Shotgun
  • Rudimental ft Macklemore, Jess Glynne and Dan Caplen - These Days
  • Dua Lipa - IDGAF
  • Anne-Marie - 2002
  • Clean Bandit ft Demi Lovato - Solo
  • Sigala ft Paloma Faith - Lullaby
  • Ramz - Barking
  • Jess Glynne - I'll Be There
  • Tom Walker - Leave A Light On

British group

  • Arctic Monkeys
  • Gorillaz
  • The 1975
  • Little Mix
  • Years & Years

British breakthrough act

  • Mabel
  • IDLES
  • Ella Mai
  • Tom Walker
  • Jorja Smith

British album

  • Jorja Smith - Lost & Found
  • The 1975 - A Brief Inquiry Into Online Relationships
  • Florence + The Machine - High As Hope
  • Anne-Marie - Speak Your Mind
  • George Ezra - Staying At Tamara's

British artist video of the year

  • Anne-Marie - 2002
  • Calvin Harris & Dua Lipa - One Kiss
  • Clean Bandit ft Demi Lovato - Solo
  • Dua Lipa - IDGAF
  • Jax Jones ft Ina Wroldsen - Breathe
  • Jonas Blue ft Jack & Jack - Rise
  • Liam Payne and Rita Ora - For You (50 Shades Free)
  • Little Mix ft Nicki Minaj - Woman Like Me
  • Rita Ora - Let You Love Me
  • Rudimental ft Macklemore, Jess Glynne and Dan Caplen - These Days

International male

  • Drake
  • Eminem
  • Kamasi Washington
  • Shawn Mendes
  • Travis Scott

International female

  • Cardi B
  • Camila Cabello
  • Christine And The Queens
  • Ariana Grande
  • Janelle Monae

International group

  • The Carters
  • First Aid Kit
  • Brockhampton
  • Nile Rodgers & CHIC
  • 21 Pilots

You can watch the 2019 Brit Awards on Wednesday evening at 8pm on ITV.