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    Coldplay's 'A Rush Of Blood To The Head' nominated for 'British Album of 30 Years'

    arobtth1.jpgThe nominations for this year's BRIT Awards have been announced at a ceremony in London tonight (January 18). And among the finalists for the industry bash are Coldplay with a classic album award.


    As this is officially the BRITs' 30th anniversary, a special award is going to the Best British Album of the last three decades, with Coldplay, Keane, Oasis, The Verve and Travis all in the running. Here's Anchorman with the details from Coldplay.com:


    Good evening. We're very pleased to report that A Rush Of Blood To The Head has been nominated for the Best British Album of 30 Years at the 2010 Brit Awards. It's one of 10 albums which were decided by the sales figures of previous winners of the Best British Album award - won by A Rush Of Blood To The Head in 2003. The award will go to the winner of a public vote - we'll give you a link to that when it goes live. For more info, see www.brits.co.uk. Anchorman

    The full list of nominees is as follows:


    British Female Solo Artist

    Bat for Lashes

    Florence & the Machine

    Leona Lewis

    Lily Allen

    Pixie Lott


    British Male Solo Artist

    Calvin Harris

    Dizzee Rascal


    Paolo Nutini

    Robbie Williams


    British Breakthrough Act

    Florence & the Machine

    Friendly Fires


    La Roux

    Pixie Lott


    British Group


    Friendly Fires





    MasterCard British Album

    Dizzee Rascal - Tongue n’Cheek

    Florence & the Machine - Lungs

    Kasabian - West Ryder Pauper Lunatic Asylum

    Lily Allen - It’s Not Me, It’s You

    Paolo Nutini - Sunny Side Up


    British Single

    Alesha Dixon - Breathe Slow

    Alexandra Burke Ft Flo Rida - Bad Boys

    Cheryl Cole - Fight For This Love

    Joe McElderry - The Climb

    JLS - Beat Again

    La Roux - In For The Kill

    Lily Allen - The Fear

    Pixie Lott - Mama Do

    Taio Cruz - Break Your Heart

    Tinchy Stryder Ft N-Dubz - Number 1


    Critics' Choice

    Ellie Goulding


    Marina and the Diamonds


    BRITs Album of 30 Years

    Coldplay - A Rush of Blood to the Head

    Dido - No Angel

    Dire Straits - Brothers in Arms

    Duffy - Rockferry

    Keane - Hopes & Fears

    Oasis - (What’s the Story) Morning Glory?

    Phil Collins - No Jacket Required

    Sade - Diamond Life

    The Verve - Urban Hymns

    Travis - The Man Who


    International Female Solo Artist

    Lady Gaga


    Norah Jones




    International Male Solo Artist

    Bruce Springsteen



    Michael Buble

    Seasick Steve


    International Album

    Animal Collective - Merriweather Post Pavilion

    Black Eyed Peas - The End

    Empire of the Sun - Walking on a Dream

    Jay-Z - The Blueprint 3

    Lady Gaga - The Fame


    International Breakthrough Act

    Animal Collective

    Daniel Merriweather

    Empire of the Sun

    Lady Gaga

    Taylor Swift


    Outstanding Contribution Award

    Robbie Williams


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