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Sam Smith Leads The 2015 Brit Awards Pack With Five Nominations

Ed Sheeran's right behind him with four.

The 2015 Brit Awards nominations have been announced, and soulful English singer Sam Smith leads the pack with five nominations. He's up for British Male Solo Artist, British Breakthrough Act and, thanks to his chart-topping debut album, In The Lonely Hour, Mastercard British Album of the Year.

But, he's not the only one (get it?) to be recognized. Ed Sheeran is right behind the “Stay With Me” singer with four nods and newcomers Royal Blood nabbed an impressive three nominations. Ella Henderson is also up for British Female Solo Artist and British Single thanks to her breakthrough hit, "Ghost.”

Jack White, John Legend and Pharrell Williams are in the running for International Male Solo Artist, while Sia, Taylor Swift and Beyoncé are all nominated for International Female Solo Artist.

Swift, Sheeran and Smith will also perform at the show, which will air on February 25 from London’s O2 arena.

Here’s the full list of nominations:

BRITISH MALE SOLO ARTIST

Damon Albarn

Ed Sheeran

George Ezra

Paolo Nutini

Sam Smith

BRITISH FEMALE SOLO ARTIST

Ella Henderson

FKA twigs

Jessie Ware

Lily Allen

Paloma Faith

BRITISH GROUP

Alt-J

Clean Bandit

Coldplay

One Direction

Royal Blood

BRITISH BREAKTHROUGH ACT

Chvrches

FKA Twigs

George Ezra

Royal Blood

Sam Smith

CRITICS’ CHOICE

James Bay – WINNER!

George The Poet

Years & Years

BRITISH SINGLE

Calvin Harris – Summer

Clean Bandit FT Jess Glynne – Rather Be

Duke Dumont F Jax Jones – I Got U

Ed Sheeran – Thinking Out Loud

Ella Henderson – Ghost

George Ezra – Budapest

Mark Ronson FT Bruno Mars – Uptown Funk

Route 94 FT Jess Glynne – My Love

Sam Smith – Stay With Me

Sigma – Nobody To Love

MASTERCARD BRITISH ALBUM OF THE YEAR

Alt-J – This Is All Yours

Ed Sheeran – X

George Ezra – Wanted On Voyage

Royal Blood – Royal Blood

Sam Smith – In The Lonely Hour

BRITISH PRODUCER OF THE YEAR

Alison Goldfrapp & Will Gregory

Flood

Jake Gosling

Paul Epworth

BRITISH ARTIST VIDEO OF THE YEAR

Calvin Harris – Summer

Charli XCX – Boom Clap

Duke Dumont FT Jax Jones – I Got U

Ed Sheeran – Thinking Out Loud

Mark Ronson FT Bruno Mars – Uptown Funk

One Direction – You & I

Rita Ora – I Will Never Let You Down

Route 94 FT Jess Glynne – My Love

Sam Smith – Stay With Me

Sigma – Nobody To Love

INTERNATIONAL MALE SOLO ARTIST

Beck

Hozier

Jack White

John Legend

Pharrell Williams

INTERNATIONAL FEMALE SOLO ARTIST

Beyonce

Lana Del Rey

Sia

St Vincent

Taylor Swift

INTERNATIONAL GROUP

5 Seconds of Summer

Black Keys

First Aid Kit

Foo Fighters

The War On Drugs