U2 and the Foo Fighters are among the big names nominated for this year’s BBC Music Awards. That’s the good news: the bad news is that there won’t be an actual ceremony for the stars to attend.
As the BBC reports, the show has been scaled back this year to just a few categories, so the winners will be revealed during a TV show airing December 8 called The Year in Music 2017. It will look back on the biggest music stories of the year, as told by the musicians involved with them.
U2 and the Foos are both up for the BBC Music Live Performance of the Year honor. The Irish rockers are being acknowledged for their The Joshua Tree Tour 2017, while Dave Grohl and company received their nod for their set at the U.K.’s Glastonbury festival. Also in the running for the award are Nile Rodgers Featuring Chic, Depeche Mode, Katy Perry, and Boy Better Know.
Here are all the nominations for the BBC Music Awards:
BBC MUSIC ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Rag N Bone Man
BBC MUSIC BRITISH ALBUM OF THE YEAR
Calvin Harris — Funk Wav Bounces Vol. 1
Ed Sheeran — ÷ (Divide)
Dua Lipa — Dua Lipa
Rag N Bone Man — Human
Stormzy — Gang Signs & Prayer
The xx — I See You
BBC MUSIC LIVE PERFORMANCE OF THE YEAR
Boy Better Know — Glastonbury
Depeche Mode — Glasgow Barrowlands, BBC Radio 6 Music Festival
Foo Fighters — Glastonbury
Katy Perry — BBC Radio 1 Big Weekend
Nile Rodgers Featuring Chic — Glastonbury
U2 — The Joshua Tree Tour
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Source: Classic Rock News