Google Play Music predict the 2016 BRIT Awards nominations

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Award season is officially underway, people. Not only have the nominations for this year's Oscars been announced (YAAAAS LEO, g'wan lad), but everyone up for BRIT Awards is gonna find out very bloody soon. Like, *tonight* soon.

Yup - fresh from the news Little Mix and that lot are gonna be performing at this year's big bash (can we get another 'YAAAAS'?), Google Play Music reckon they can predict who's gonna be nominated for gongs thanks to loads of fancy streaming stats. SCIENTIFIC.

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Basically it's very good news for the likes of Adele (obvs), Ed Sheeran, Little Mix and Justin Bieber. Huzzah.

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Based on 2015 streaming data, which must count for something, the Google Play Music crew reckon Jess Glynne's gonna do alright for herself with 5 (yup, FIVE) noms. In further news they reckon Adele's at least up for British Female Solo Artist and British Single, with their full list of predictions looking a little bit like this:

British Breakthrough Act

  • Years & Years
  • James Bay
  • Jess Glynne
  • MNEK
  • Sigma

British Female Solo Artist

  • Adele
  • Jess Glynne
  • Ellie Goulding
  • Rita Ora
  • Florence + The Machine

British Male Solo Artist

  • Calvin Harris
  • Mark Ronson
  • James Bay
  • Sigala
  • John Newman

British Group

  • Coldplay
  • Sigma
  • Years & Years
  • Rudimental
  • Mumford & Sons

International Female Solo Artist

  • Meghan Trainor
  • Sia
  • Lana Del Rey
  • Carly Rae Jepsen
  • Demi Lovato

International Male Solo Artist

  • David Guetta
  • Drake
  • Avicii
  • The Weeknd
  • Justin Bieber

International Group

  • Major Lazer
  • Galantis
  • Foo Fighters
  • Imagine Dragons
  • Fall Out Boy

British Single

  • Hello - Adele
  • How Deep Is Your Love - Calvin Harris
  • Shine - Years & Years
  • All Cried Out - Blonde
  • Not Letting Go (feat. Jess Glynne) - Tinie Tempah
  • Hold My Hand - Jess Glynne
  • Black Magic - Little Mix
  • Love Me Like You Do - Ellie Goulding
  • Poison - Rita Ora
  • Runnin' (Lose It All) - Naughty Boy

MasterCard British Album of the Year

  • A Head Full of Dreams - Coldplay
  • I Cry When I Laugh - Jess Glynne
  • Made In The A.M. - One Direction
  • Communion - Years & Years
  • Chaos and the Calm - James Bay

So there you go. Can't argue with Mystic Meg, can ya?

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