BRITs 2017 - Music Week writers predict the winners

BRITs 2017 - Music Week writers predict the winners

It's that time again - UK music's biggest and most important showcase is nearly upon us.

Hosted by Dermot O'Leary and Emma Willis, the BRIT Awards 2017 take place tonight at The O2 and will be broadcast live on ITV1 from 7.30pm.

Here, Music Week writers George Garner, Daniel Gumble, James Hanley and Ben Homewood make their predictions as to the likely winners.

British Male Solo Artist: Craig David; David Bowie; Kano; Michael Kiwanuka; Skepta

Predictions:

George Garner - Skepta

Daniel Gumble - Skepta

James Hanley - Skepta

Ben Homewood - David Bowie

British Female Solo Artist: Anohni; Ellie Goulding; Emeli Sandé; Lianne La Havas; Nao

GG - Ellie Goulding

DG - Ellie Goulding 

JH - Emeli Sandé

BH -  Emeli Sandé

British Group: The 1975; Bastille; Biffy Clyro; Little Mix; Radiohead

GG - Little Mix

DG - Little Mix

JH - The 1975

BH - Bastille

British Breakthrough Act: Anne-Marie; Blossoms; Rag’N’Bone Man; Skepta; Stormzy; Anne-Marie; Dua Lipa

GG - Rag'N'Bone Man

DG - Rag'N'Bone Man

JH - Rag'N'Bone Man

BH - Skepta 

British Single: Alan Walker (Faded); Calum Scott (Dancing On My Own); Calvin Harris Ft Rihanna (This Is What You Came For); Clean Bandit Ft Sean Paul & Anne-Marie (Rockabye); Coldplay (Hymn For The Weekend); James Arthur (Say You Won’t Let Go); Jonas Blue Ft Dakota (Fast Car); Little Mix (Shout Out To My Ex); Tinie Tempah Ft Zara Larsson (Girls Like); Zayn (Pillowtalk)

GG - Calvin Harris Ft Rihanna (This Is What You Came For)

DG - Little Mix (Shout Out To My Ex)

JH - Little Mix (Shout Out To My Ex)

BH - Little Mix (Shout Out To My Ex)

British Album Of The Year: The 1975 (I Like It When You Sleep For You Are So Beautiful Yet So Unaware Of It); David Bowie (Blackstar); Kano (Made In The Manor); Michael Kiwanuka (Love & Hate); Skepta (Konnichiwa)

GG - Skepta (Konnichiwa)

DG - The 1975 (I Like It When You Sleep For You Are So Beautiful Yet So Unaware Of It)

JH - The 1975 (I Like It When You Sleep For You Are So Beautiful Yet So Unaware Of It)

BH - The 1975 (I Like It When You Sleep For You Are So Beautiful Yet So Unaware Of It)

British Artist Video Of The Year: Adele (Send My Love (To Your New Lover); Calvin Harris Ft Rihanna (This Is What You Came For); Clean Bandit Ft Sean Paul & Anne-Marie (Rockabye); Coldplay (Hymn For The Weekend); James Arthur (Say You Won’t Let Go); Jonas Blue Ft Dakota (Fast Car); Little Mix Ft Sean Paul (Hair); One Direction (History); Tinie Tempah Ft Zara Larsson (Girls Like); Zayn (Pillowtalk)

GG - Adele (Send My Love (To Your New Lover)

DG - Adele (Send My Love (To Your New Lover)

JH - One Direction (History)

BH - Adele (Send My Love (To Your New Lover)

International Male Solo Artist: Bon Iver; Bruno Mars; Drake; Leonard Cohen; The Weeknd

GG - Bruno Mars

DG - The Weeknd

JH - Drake

BH - Bruno Mars

International Female Solo Artist: Beyoncé; Christine And The Queens; Rihanna; Sia; Solange

GG - Beyoncé 

DG - Beyoncé 

JH - Christine And The Queens

BH - Beyoncé 

International Group: A Tribe Called Quest; Drake & Future; Kings Of Leon; Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds; Twenty One Pilots

GG - Twenty One Pilots

DG - Twenty One Pilots

JH - Twenty One Pilots

BH - Kings Of Leon

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