Bastille, Disclosure lead top UK music awards, Bowie returns

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Musicians of the British electronic band Disclosure, nominated for the Mercury Music Prize, poses for a photograph ahead of the ceremony in north LondonBy Belinda Goldsmith LONDON (Reuters) – Pop acts Bastille and Disclosure led the field for Britain's top music awards on Thursday with four nominations each, while veteran singer David Bowie was up for two of the annual BRIT Awards in a list dominated by a newcomers. Alternative rock band Bastille and the electronic duo Disclosure of brothers Guy and Howard Lawrence were both in the running for best British group and British breakthrough act of the year, while also competing for best single and best album. Bastille was recognized for its single "Pompeii" and debut album "Bad Blood". Disclosure was put forward for its single with another electronic music duo, AlunaGeorge, called "White Noise" and its debut album "Settle".