Singer Dua Lipa received the most nominations.
The 22-year-old's self-titled album won the most nods, including British female solo artist, british single, album of the year, video of the year and breakthrough act.
Alicia Keys, Björk, Lorde, Pink and Taylor Swift are up for International Female, while Beck, Childish Gambino, DJ Khaled, Drake and Kendrick Lamar are nominated for International Male.
And former One Direction star Payne was nominated for best single and video for "Strip That Down", which has now been a hit in Britain, Australia and United States.
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When the driver put the Honda in reverse and tried to run him down, the deputy fired two shots through the window of the vehicle . Meanwhile, Deputy McCartney's family is mourning the death of a husband and father of three.
Foo Fighters - who are confirmed to perform at this year's ceremony - are up against Arcade Fire, The Killers, LCD Soundstyem and HAIM for best global band.
He said: "It's really great and there are some great artists in those categories as well. This is where I am from so it it's extra special".
"I love solo life".
Everyone is doing so well, don't fix it if it's not broken.
Late strikes make it an even day
Amla, who survived a scratchy period initially, shook off the blues to find his touch and stroke the ball regally while making 82. South Africa lost three wickets for five runs late on Saturday to allow India back into the second Test match at Centurion .
Jones added: "But for us, the way our radio is set up... every genre is getting a chance and that is what makes it so cool and we always have this lo-fi rustic sound no matter where, it's not too polished".
At the ceremony to announce the nominations, Jorja Smith was also revealed as the victor of the 2018 critics' choice BRIT Award.
Last year's victor Rag'n'Bone Man handed over the Critics' Choice award to Jorja Smith, who said: "I can not believe it, it's been an unforgettable 2017 during which I've fulfilled so many of my dreams and this is such a special way to end the year. and to be part of an all female shortlist alongside Mabel and Stefflon Don, who've both had incredible 2017s, makes it even better!"
The BRIT Awards will take place on 21 February at London's O2 Arena.
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