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BRIT Awards Nominees: Who Are The BRIT Awards 2021 Nominations?

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The 2021 BRIT Awards nominees range from some huge names in music to rising talent. From Bruce Springsteen to KSI, there will be a spectacular variety of our favourite musicians in the BRIT Awards 2021 Nominees line-up.

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Like every year, the show will also have some of the top artists performing. So far, Dua Lipa, this year’s Rising Star winner Griff, Headie One and Arlo Parks are confirmed to perform at the BRIT Awards 2021.

In this article, we’re going to tell you when and where the BRIT Awards are taking place and the BRIT Awards Nominees for 2021. Make sure you stay until the end and eye out for your favourite artists!

Where Are The BRIT Awards Taking Place?

the O2

The ceremony itself is going to take place in the O2 Arena on the 11th of May. It is taking place later than usual in 2021 due to the pandemic.

Organisers are promising that this will be the first live music event at the O2 in a long time, when the show takes place on May 11th.

If you are tuning in remotely, the show will be broadcasted live on ITV and ITV Hub.

Full List Of The BRIT Awards Nominees 2021

Here are the full list of nominees in their respective categories:

Best Album

  • Arlo Parks – Collapsed In Sunbeams
  • Celeste – Not Your Muse
  • Dua Lipa – Future Nostalgia
  • J Hus – Big Conspiracy
  • Jessie Ware – What’s Your Pleasure?

Best British Female

  • Arlo Parks
  • Celeste
  • Dua Lipa
  • Jessie Ware
  • Lianne La Havas

Best British Male

  • AJ Tracey
  • Headie One
  • J Hus
  • Joel Corry
  • Yungblud

Best British Group

  • Bicep
  • Biffy Clyro
  • Little Mix
  • The 1975
  • Young T & Bugsey

Breakthrough Artist

  • Arlo Parks
  • Bicep
  • Celeste
  • Joel Corry
  • Young T & Bugsey

Best British Single

  • 220 Kid & Gracey – Don’t Need Love
  • Aitch & AJ Tracey ft Tae Keith – Rain
  • Dua Lipa – Physical
  • Harry Styles – Watermelon Sugar
  • Headie One ft AJ Tracey & Stormzy – Ain’t It Different
  • Joel Corry ft MNEK – Head & Heart
  • Nathan Dawe ft KSI – Lighter
  • Regard with Raye – Secrets
  • Simba ft DTG – Rover
  • Young T & Bugsey ft Headie One – Don’t Rush

International Female

  • Ariana Grande
  • Billie Eilish
  • Cardi B
  • Miley Cyrus
  • Taylor Swift

International Male

  • Bruce Springsteen
  • Burna Boy
  • Childish Gambino
  • Tame Impala
  • The Weeknd

International Group

  • BTS
  • Fontaines DC
  • Foo Fighters
  • Haim
  • Run The Jewels

Rising Star Award

  • Griff – Winner
  • Pa Salieu
  • Rina Sawayama

That Was Our List Of The BRIT Awards 2021 Nominees

brit awards 2021 nominees

So there they all are! The BRIT Awards nominees are extremely diverse this year and it’s anyone’s game!

Who are you rooting for? Just remember that no matter who wins, the world is that much a better place with their music in it!

We’ll be looking forward to the artist’s performances and a night full of great music and good vibes. 

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