Little Mix to perform at the Brits, where they're up for two awards

Little Mix celebrate Black Magic reaching No 1. Now the single has earned them two Brits nominations.
Little Mix celebrate Black Magic reaching No 1. Now the single has earned them two Brits nominations.
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Girl group Little Mix are looking forward to a big week, after being nominated for two awards at the Brits.

The group, which features Jade Thirlwall and Perrie Edwards from South Shields, are nominated for Best British Single and British Artist Video of the Year for the song Black Magic.

The lead track from their third studio album, Get Weird, it went to No 1 in the UK on its release in May last year, with combined sales of 113,000.

It stayed in the top spot for three weeks, and also made the Top 10 in Ireland, Israel and Australia, achieving platinum certification in the latter.

The group, which also features Leigh-Anne Pinnock and Jesy Nelson, has also been nominated in two categories in Glamour magazine's Women of the Year awards.

They are up against some tough competition at the Brits.

In the Best British Single category they are up against:

* Adele: Hello

* Calvin Harris and Disciples: How Deep Is Your Love

* Ed Sheeran and Rudimental: Bloodstream

* Ellie Goulding: Love Me Like You Do

* James Bay: Hold Back The River

* Jess Glynne: Hold My Hand

* Olly Murs featuring Demi Lovato: Up

* Philip George: Wish You Were Mine

* Years & Years: King

In the British Artist Video of the Year, they have made to the five-strong shortlist, which also features:

* Adele: Hello

* Ed Sheeran: Photograph

* Jessie J: Flashlight

* One Direction: Drag Me Down

The Brit Awards 2016 with MasterCard will take place on Wednesday at the 02 Arena in London. The ceremony, shown live on ITV, will be hosted by Ant and Dec.