Adele Among Brit Awards 2012 Nominees

Adele Among Brit Awards 2012 Nominees

Adele Among Brit Awards 2012 Nominees
Nominations for the Brit Awards 2012 were announced Jan. 12 with current GRAMMY nominee Adele earning three nominations, including British Female Solo Artist, MasterCard British Album of the Year for 21 and British Single for "Someone Like You." Also garnering multiple nominations were Coldplay, Florence & The Machine, Jessie J, and Ed Sheeran. Additional nominees include current GRAMMY nominees Beyoncé, Bon Iver, Fleet Foxes, Foo Fighters, Bruno Mars, and Nicki Minaj, and GRAMMY-nominated alternative rock group Blur will be honored with the Outstanding Contribution to Music award. The awards will take place Feb. 21 in London. (1/13)

Sony Music To Relaunch Relentless Records
Sony Music Entertainment will reportedly relaunch Relentless Records, the UK-based label that helped launch the careers of Jay Sean, Joss Stone and KT Tunstall, among others. Former Virgin Records President Shabs Jobanputra, who helped found the label in 1999, is set to head the revived imprint, which was sold to Virgin in 2009. (1/13)

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