Coldplay has been nominated for two 2012 Brit Awards. The British rockers got nods in the British Group and British Album of the Year categories.
Coldplay, whose Mylo Xyloto debuted at number one on the U.S. Billboard 200 with sales of nearly half a million its first week, will go up against Adele (21), Ed Sheeran (+), Florence & the Machine (Ceremonials) and PJ Harvey (Let England Shake) for the British Album of the Year award.
The Brit Awards primarily honor British talent, however, a number of North American artists are also up for International awards including Beyoncé, Jay-Z and Kanye West, Bruno Mars, Nicki Minaj, Lady Gaga, Rihanna and Bon Iver.
The 32nd annual ceremony takes place on January 21 at London's O2 Arena.
by RTT Staff Writer
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