Brit Awards 2018 Nominations: The eight Biggest Snubs

This yr’s Brit Awards nominations have been revealed, and it’s honest to say they include some surprises.  However, it’s not a ...

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This yr’s Brit Awards nominations have been revealed, and it’s honest to say they include some surprises. 

However, it’s not a lot who has been nominated that has acquired everybody speaking, relatively than who HASN’T. 

After a few of 2017′s largest artists did not scoop a single nomination – with others additionally confusingly absent from some classes, regardless of releasing materials inside the eligible interval – we check out the most important snubs. 

Sam Smith

Best Male / Best Album / Best Single

Ed Sheeran apart, Sam Smith was essentially the most sure-fire title to be nominated within the Best Male and Best Album classes, however he’s mysteriously absent from from the entire checklist of 2018 nominees – and that is regardless of having one of many largest albums of final yr on each side of the Atlantic.

He didn’t even handle to select up a nod within the Best Single class for ‘Too Good At Goodbyes’ both, poor lad. 

Rita Ora 

Best Female / Best Single / Best Video 

She could have had the most important pop comeback of 2017 however that wasn’t sufficient for the Brits at hand Rita Ora a single nomination.

Not solely did she miss out on a nod for Best Female, however one in all 2017’s greatest tracks – ‘Anywhere’ – didn’t seem within the Best Single or Best Video lists.


Harry Styles

Best Single

While Harry Styles’s solo profession could have slowed following the discharge of his debut album, we have been nonetheless shocked to have seen him not listed from the Best Single class, given the success of lead monitor ‘Sign Of The Times’.

Directioners will likely be up in arms, however seeing as Best Single is definitely knowledgeable by industrial gross sales and radio play figures, they will’t blame Brits bosses for this one. 

Clean Bandit

Best Group

Clean Bandit dominated the singles chart in 2017 however did not obtain a nod within the Best British Group class.

The snub will need to have been fairly tough to abdomen contemplating they’d additionally actually simply completed acting on the nominations present when this class was revealed.

Little Mix

Best Group

Little Mix haven’t been nominated for Best British Group. We repeat: Little Mix haven’t been nominated for Best British Group. OUTRAGEOUS.


Best Female

While bosses have nominated fellow 2017 Critics Choice nominee Dua Lipa on this class, Anne-Marie did not make the minimize for Best Female, regardless of having a fairly darn profitable 12 months. 

Cardi B

Best International Female 

As some of the thrilling artists to emerge from the States over the past 12 months, Cardi B was undoubtedly deserving of a spot within the Best International Female class, however it misplaced out to extra established acts like Taylor Swift, Bjork and Alicia Keys

Charli XCX

Best Video

Come on, if we’re going to speak about Best British Videos of the final yr, Charli XCX’s efforts on ‘Boys’ *has* to be up there.

It’s all-star male solid acquired everybody drooling speaking, however even Riz Ahmed cuddling a teddy or Khalid enjoying with puppies was sufficient for it to get a nod. Like, what extra did bosses need?!

The Brit Awards will happen on 21 February at London’s O2 Arena, hosted by Jack Whitehall

Take a take a look at the total checklist of nominations right here