Nominees for the International Artist Of The Year are: Dolly Parton, Gregory Porter, Lorde, Pharrell, Prince and Taylor Swift.
“The BBC Music Awards exist to celebrate the past twelve months in music. The shortlists feature an amazing range of hugely talented artists. Each and every one has made a unique mark on the music industry. They have experienced phenomenal success and it’s wonderful to see new acts featuring alongside some of the biggest names in the business.” stated Bob Shennan, Director of BBC Music.
The stage is set for the star-studded BBC Music Awards, which will be hosted by Chris Evans and Fearne Cotton and broadcast live on BBC One from London’s Earl’s Court.
The event will feature some of the biggest UK and international artists, who will come together to celebrate an amazing year in music with a series of breath-taking musical performances. Those announced include Coldplay, One Direction, Paloma Faith, Ed Sheeran, Clean Bandit and Calvin Harris, with many more to be revealed in the coming weeks.
For the first time ever, BBC One, Radio 1 and Radio 2 unite for what will be a spectacular celebration of the best in popular music.
Amongst performances from the biggest and most iconic names in music, a special place will be reserved for one of BBC Introducing’s hottest talents.
The awards take place on Thursday, December 11, 2014. Voting for the Song Of The Year will open via announcements on Nick Grimshaw and Chris Evans breakfast shows.
BBC Music is a new arm of the BBC that was officially launched in October 2014 with the broadcast of a new version of The Beach Boys’ classic God Only Knows.
Here’s wishing all the nominees all the best and may the best musical talent win.
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