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Emeli Sande, Rihanna, Alicia Keys Nominated for 2013 Brit Awards

EmeliSande.comEmeli Sande is among the nominees for the 2013 Brit Awards: the British counterpart to the Grammys.  According to the BBC, Emeli is nominated in three categories, including Best British Female and Best British Album.  Her Our Version of Events song "Next to Me" is up for Best Single, as is U.K. rapper Labrinth's "Beneath Your Beautiful" song, featuring Emeli.

This is just the latest bit of good news that's come Emeli's way in the last few weeks.  She brought in the new year with the announcement that her debut disc, Our Version of Events, was the U.K.'s bestselling set of 2012. 

With 2013 off to a great start, Emeli tweeted, "Who knows what will happen in Feb...but I'm gonna enjoy Jan!!"

Rihanna and Alicia Keys are also nominated for this year's Brit Awards.  They're both named in the Best International Female category.  The Best International Male category, meanwhile, includes Frank Ocean, among others.   

The Brit Awards will be handed out February 20 at London's O2 arena.

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