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Newcomers leads at BRIT awards

01-15-2011 10:56 BJT

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Moving to England now Newcomers and veteran rockers have been nominated for Britain's leading music awards this year. London-based rapper Tinie Tempah gained an array of four nominations.

Tinie Tempah, who debuted his first album last year, has four nominations at the Brit Awards including British Male Solo artist and Album of the Year.

Former Led Zeppelin front-man Robert Plant is also nominated for the male solo artist category after his recent albums gained critical acclaim.

Other British contenders include Take That, The XX, and folk-rockers Mumford And Sons. Nominees in the international categories include Alicia Keys, Katy Perry, Kings of Leon and Kanye West.

The awards are the British equivalent of the Grammys. Most winners are selected by a vote of more than 1000 industry members. The ceremony takes place on February 15th in London.

Editor:Zhang Pengfei |Source: CNTV.CN

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