Great news from the BRIT Awards nominations last night where EMI Music’s artists and albums picked up impressive 18 nominations.
Our congratulations to them all – Lily Allen with a leading three nominations, Robbie Williams with two to add to his already confirmed Outstanding Contribution Awards, two for Empire of the Sun plus nods for Bat For Lashes, Coldplay, Doves, Norah Jones, Kylie Minogue, Pet Shop Boys and Spice Girls. Robbie and Lily will also peform live at the Awards show on February 16.
Commenting on the news, EMI Music UK & Ireland president Andria Vidler said: “Congratulations to all our nominees for this year’s BRITs. These nominations recognise the quality of our artists’ music and all the hard work they put in. Everyone at EMI is very proud to work with them in reaching and connecting with music lovers everywhere. With Robbie and Lily on the bill, this year’s BRIT Awards will be a fantastic event and a great showcase for British and international music.”
For a taster of what’s to come, here’s a reminder of Robbie’s stunning performance of ‘Let Me Entertain You’ at the BRITs in 1999.