Kendrick Lamar, Drake, DJ Khaled and more earn nominations at the 2018 BRIT Awards

KC Orcutt

 // Jan 14, 2018

With awards season officially in full swing, the 2018 BRIT Awards are the latest annual celebration to share their list of nominees.

As announced Saturday (Jan. 13), a handful of North American artists are seeing their names on the ballot, with Kendrick Lamar, Alicia Keys, Drake, Childish Gambino and DJ Khaled each earning nominations in the international hip-hop and solo artist categories.

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Additionally, the Gorillaz, Ed Sheeran, Sampha, Stormzy, Dua Lipa, Jessie Ware, the XX and J Hus, among others, also picked up nominees in the British categories.

According to The Guardian, a handful of acts have been confirmed performers, including Stormzy, Jorja Smith, Dua Lipa, Foo Fighters, Sam Smith, Ed Sheeran and Rag'n'Bone.

The 2018 BRIT Awards will be held at London's O2 Arena on February 21st.

Take a look at the full nominees list here.

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