Ed Sheeran has received four nominations at the Brit Awards 2012.

The singer-songwriter is up for Best Album, Best Male, Best Single and Best Breakthrough.

Adele and Jessie J follow closely behind with three nominations each, whild Coldplay, Florence & The Machine, Bon Iver, Aloe Blaac and Emeli Sande have all earned two.

Jessie J is in the running for Best Female, Best Single and Best Breakthrough, while Adele's three nominations are for Best Single, Best Female and Best Album.

Coldplay have also been recognised in the Best Album category as well as Best Group.

Brit Award Nominations 2012

British male solo artist
Ed Sheeran
James Blake
James Morrison
Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds
Professor Green

British female solo artist
Florence + the Machine
Jessie J
Kate Bush
Laura Marling

British breakthrough act
Anna Calvi
Ed Sheeran
Emeli Sandé
Jessie J
The Vaccines

British group
Arctic Monkeys
Chase & Status

British single

Adele Someone Like You
Ed Sheeran The A Team
Example Changed The Way You Kissed Me
Jessie J Ft B.o.B. Price Tag
JLS ft Dev She Makes Me Wanna
Military Wives/Gareth Malone Wherever You Are
Olly Murs ft Rizzle Kicks Heart Skips A Beat
One Direction What Makes You Beautiful
Pixie Lott All About Tonight
The Wanted Glad You Came