BRITs 2018 - Music Week writers predict the winners

BRITs 2018 - Music Week writers predict the winners

The UK biggest and most important music showcase is nearly upon us.

Hosted by Jack Whitehall, the BRIT Awards 2018 take place tonight at The O2 and will be broadcast live on ITV1 from 8pm.

Here, Music Week writers George Garner, Andre Paine, James Hanley, Ben Homewood and Caitlin Shentall, and PSNEurope editor Daniel Gumble make their predictions as to the likely winners.

Mastercard British Album Of The Year: Dua Lipa (Dua Lipa); Ed Sheeran (÷); J Hus (Common Sense); Rag’N’Bone Man (Human); Stormzy (Gang Signs & Prayer)


George Garner - Ed Sheeran (÷)

Andre Paine - Stormzy (Gang Signs & Prayer)

James Hanley - Ed Sheeran (÷)

Ben Homewood - J Hus (Common Sense)

Caitlin Shentall - Ed Sheeran (÷)

Daniel Gumble - Ed Sheeran (÷)

British Artist Video: Liam Payne feat. Quavo (Strip That Down);  Ed Sheeran (Shape Of You); Harry Styles (Sign Of The Times); Little Mix (Touch); Zayn & Taylor Swift (I Don’t Wanna Live Forever)

GG - Harry Styles (Sign Of The Times)

AP - Ed Sheeran (Shape Of You)

JH - Little Mix (Touch)

BH - Harry Styles (Sign Of The Times)

CS - Liam Payne feat. Quavo (Strip That Down)

DG - Harry Styles (Sign Of The Times)

British Breakthrough: Dave; Dua Lipa; J Hus; Loyle Carner; Sampha

GG - Dua Lipa

AP - J Hus

JH - Dua Lipa

BH - J Hus

CS - Sampha

DG - J Hus

British Female Solo Artist: Dua Lipa; Jessie Ware; Kate Tempest; Laura Marling; Paloma Faith

GG - Dua Lipa

AP - Dua Lipa

JH - Dua Lipa

BH - Dua Lipa

CS - Dua Lipa

DG - Dua Lipa

British Group: Gorillaz; London Grammar; Royal Blood; Wolf Alice; The xx

GG - Gorillaz

AP - London Grammar

JH - London Grammar

BH - The xx

CS - Wolf Alice

DG - Royal Blood

British Male Solo Artist: Ed Sheeran; Liam Gallagher; Loyle Carner; Rag’N’Bone Man; Stormzy

GG - Ed Sheeran

AP - Ed Sheeran

JH - Ed Sheeran

BH - Stormzy

CS - Stormzy

DG - Ed Sheeran

British Single: Calvin Harris feat. Pharrell Williams, Katy Perry Big Sean (Feels); Clean Bandit feat. Zara Larsson (Symphony); Dua Lipa (New Rules); Ed Sheeran (Shape Of You); J Hus (Did You See); Jax Jones feat. Raye (You Don’t Know Me); Jonas Blue feat. William Singe (Mama); Liam Payne feat. Quavo (Strip That Down); Little Mix (Touch); Rag’N’Bone Man (Human)

GG - Ed Sheeran (Shape Of You)

AP - Rag'N'Bone Man (Human)

JH - Ed Sheeran (Shape Of You)

BH - Calvin Harris (Feels)

CS - Ed Sheeran (Shape Of You)

DG - Ed Sheeran (Shape Of You)

International Female Solo Artist: Alicia Keys; Bjork; Lorde; Pink; Taylor Swift

GG - Pink

AP - Pink

JH - Pink

BH - Lorde

CS - Lorde

DG - Lorde

International Group: Arcade Fire; Foo Fighters; Haim; The Killers; LCD Soundsystem

GG - Foo Fighters

AP - Foo Fighters

JH - Foo Fighters 

BH - Foo Fighters 

CS - Haim

DG - Foo Fighters

International Male Solo Artist: Beck; Childish Gambino; DJ Khaled; Drake; Kendrick Lamar

GG - Kendrick Lamar

AP - Kendrick Lamar

JH - Kendrick Lamar

BH - Kendrick Lamar

CS - Kendrick Lamar

DG - Kendrick Lamar


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