Coldplay and David Bowie on BBC Music Awards artist of the year shortlist

Ben Homewood

The BBC has announced the five shortlisted acts for its BBC Music British Artist Of The Year Award ahead of next week’s BBC Music Awards.

The company’s Muisc Committee came up with a shortlist that includes Adele, Calvin Harris, Coldplay, David Bowie and Jess Glynne. The winner will be revealed at the ceremony on December 12 at London’s ExCel.

The event, televised on BBC One, will feature performances from Robbie Williams, The 1975, Emeli Sandé, Kaiser Chiefs, Craig David, Lukas ...

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