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BRITS NOMS ARE IN
3/31/21

Nominations for the 2021 BRIT Awards are in, with Dua LipaArlo Parks, AJ TraceyYoung T & Bugsey, and Celeste securing three each, while British rap stars J Hus and Headie One have two noms apiece.

Lipa is up for Mastercard Album (a female-heavy category this year) for Future Nostalgia (Warner Records), Female Solo Artist and British Single for “Physical.” Parks is up for Female Solo Artist, Mastercard Album for her debut, Collapsed in Sunbeams (Transgressive), and Breakthrough Artist. Celeste will battle it out with them both for Female Solo Artist and Mastercard Album for her debut, Not Your Muse (Polydor); she's also vying for Breakthrough Artist. 

Young T & Bugsey, J Hus and Headie One are all up for two awards (British Single and Breakthrough Artist, Male Solo Artist and Mastercard Album, and Male Solo Artist and British Single, respectively). AJ Tracey is up for three (Male Solo Artist and two in the British Single category, one as a featured artist), while dance act Joel Corry is in the running for three awards (Male Solo Artist, Breakthrough Artist and British Single).

Universal counts the most nominations with 14 artists/releases, followed by Sony with 13, Warner with 11 and the independent sector has eight. BMG and Big Hit have one apiece. 

On Tuesday, Lipa and BRITs Rising Star winner Griff were announced as the first performers for the show that will take place on 5/11 at London’s O2 Arena

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