Gaga will be up against Ladyhawke, Norah Jones, Rihanna and Shakira in the International Female Solo Artist category. Also nominated in the International Album category are Animal Collective (Merriweather Post Pavilion), the Black Eyed Peas (The E.N.D.), Empire of the Sun (Walking on a Dream) and Jay-Z (The Blueprint 3). Taylor Swift faces Gaga in the International Breakthrough Act category, along with Animal Collective, Daniel Merriweather and Empire of the Sun.
Lady Gaga, JLS and Kasabian will also perform at the ceremony, taking place on February 16 in London. British Male Solo Artist nominee Robbie Williams, who is being honored with the Outstanding Contribution to Music Award, will close out the show with a performance.
Bruce Springsteen, Eminem, Jay-Z, Michael Bublé and Seasick Steve are all up for International Male Solo Artist. British pop singer Lily Allen is also up for three Brit Awards, including British Female Solo Artist and British Single for her song "The Fear." Other notable nominees include La Roux, Leona Lewis and two-time nominee Friendly Fires.
As the Brit Awards marks its 30th year, the show is awarding an Album of 30 Years prize. The nominees are Coldplay's A Rush of Blood to the Head, Dido's No Angel, Oasis' (What's the Story) Morning Glory?, the Verve's Urban Hymns and Travis' The Man Who.