Tom Odell has today been announced as one of the three artists shortlisted for the 2013 .
The Critics' Choice Award is for new British acts tipped by critics for mainstream success in the forthcomng year. In previous years it has been awarded to Adele (2008), Florence and the Machine (2009), Ellie Goulding (2010) and Jessie J (2011).
The winner of this incredibly coveted award will be announced on Thursday 20th December.
Tom said, "I'm thrilled to be nominated and I feel privileged to be in the same company as previous nominees of the caliber of Adele, Emeli Sande, Michael Kiwanuka and Florence".