Days after walking home with a Grammy, Burna Boy looks set to add another major award to his trophy cabinet.
The Twice as Tall hitmaker has been nominated under the International Male Solo Artist category. He will have to battle The Weeknd, Childish Gambino, Tame Impala, and Bruce Springsteen for the award.
The nominees for #BRITs 2021 International Male Solo Artist are:
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This year’s BRITS Award show will take place on the 11th of May. This is a departure from its usual February date due to the current COVID – 19 pandemic. Dua Lipa has been confirmed as one of the performers for the night.
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Though this year’s nomination list has incorporated a diverse group of artists, there are notable artists who have been left out. These include Ellie Goulding and Megan Thee Stallion. Sam Smith has also been excluded from the awards as their non-binary identity, left them out of gendered categories.
Below is a full list of the nominees:
Female solo artist
Lianne La Havas
Male solo artist
Young T & Bugsey
Young T & Bugsey
Single of the year
220 Kid with Gracey – Don’t Need Love
Aitch x AJ Tracey feat Tay Keith – Rain
Dua Lipa – Physical
Harry Styles – Watermelon Sugar
Headie One feat AJ Tracey and Stormzy – Ain’t It Different
Joel Corry x MNEK – Head and Heart
Nathan Dawe x KSI – Lighter
Regard and Raye – Secrets
S1mba feat DTG – Rover
Young T & Bugsey feat Headie One – Don’t Rush
Album of the year
Arlo Parks – Collapsed in Sunbeams
Celeste – Not Your Muse
Dua Lipa – Future Nostalgia
J Hus – Big Conspiracy
Jessie Ware – What’s Your Pleasure?
International female solo artist
International male solo artist
Run the Jewels