2021 BRITS Awards: Grammy winner, Burna Boy, nominated in International Male Solo Artist Category


Popular Nigerian artiste and Grammy award-winning singer, Burna Boy, has been nominated in the ‘International Male Solo Artist Category’ in the BRIT Awards.

The self-acclaimed African-Giant who might clinch yet another international award this year goes up against top artists like Bruce Springsteen, Childish Gambino, Tame Impala, and The Weeknd.

The Award Organisers confirmed this on their Instagram page with a post that read;

The nominees for #BRITs 2021 International Male Solo Artist are: @springsteen, @burnaboygram, @childishgambino, @tameimpala and @theweeknd.

The award ceremony will hold on Tuesday, 11 May 2021.

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See the full list of the 2021 BRIT Award nominations below:

Male Solo Artist

AJ Tracey
Headie One
J Hus
Joel Corry

Female Solo Artist

Arlo Parks
Dua Lipa
Jessie Ware
Lianne La Havas

British Single 

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

British Group

Biffy Clyro
Little Mix
Young T and Bugsey

Breakthrough Artist

Arlo Parks
Joel Corry
Young T and Bugsey

International Group

Fontaines D.C.
Foo Fighters
Run The Jewels

International Female Solo Artist

Ariana Grande
Billie Eilish
Cardi B
Miley Cyrus
Taylor Swift

International Male Solo Artist

Bruce Springsteen
Burna Boy
Childish Gambino
Tame Impala
The Weeknd

Mastercard 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’


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