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The Weeknd, Drake, Kendrick Lamar Nominated the 2016 Brit Awards


Image Group LA/ABCThe Weeknd is among the nominees for the 2016 Brit Awards, the U.K. equivalent of the Grammys.

Organizers have announced that the singer, who just scored an Oscar nod for “Earned It,” is up for the International Male trophy, for which he will compete against DrakeKendrick Lamar and Justin Bieber.  Bieber’s among the performers on the show, alongside Adele and Coldplay.

Elsewhere, Naughty Boy‘s “Runnin’ (Lose It All),” featuring Beyonce and Arrow Benjamin, is nominated for British Artist Video of the Year.  The category also includes R&B sensation Sam Smith‘s “Writing’s On The Wall.”

The Brit Awards will take place at London’s O2 Arena on February 24. Visit for the full list of nominees.

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