Nick Grimshaw and Griff revealed the nominations for the 2021 BRIT Awards live via the ceremony’s social accounts this afternoon.
Leading the nominations are Arlo Parks, Celeste, Dua Lipa, Young T and Bugzy and Joel Corry, all with three nominations each.
The BRIT Awards nominations are submitted by the voting academy which includes 1,500 members, including artists, managers, promoters, media figures and label staff. This year’s voting body achieved gender parity and 26% Black, Asian and minority ethnic representation.
AJ Tracey, who is up for multiple awards said: “I work really hard and getting the recognition feels amazing.” He also shared that he’s really looking forward to reconnecting with his fans in person “hopefully in the sun!”
Jessie Ware said: “It’s an honour to be nominated alongside all these incredible women”.
Joel Corry said that it’s “beyond his wildest dreams” to have had a No.1 song for so long and to be nominated for so many awards.
The BRIT Awards ceremony will take place on May 11 at London’s O2 Arena, hosted by Jack Whitehall. See the nominations below:
Male Solo Artist
Female Solo Artist
Lianne La Havas
220 Kid with Gracey – ‘With Love’
Aitch ft. AJ Tracey – ‘Rain’
Dua Lipa – ‘Physical’
Harry Styles – ‘Watermelon Sugar’
Headie One ft. Headie One and Stormzy – ‘Ain’t It Different’
Joel Corry ft MNEK – ‘Head & Heart’
Nathan Dawe ft. KSI – ‘Lighter’
Regard ft. Raye – ‘Secrets’
Simba ft. DTG – ‘Rover’
Young T & Bugzy
Young T & Bugzy
Album of the year
International female solo artist
International male solo artist
Run the Jewels