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Brit Awards 2021: The full list of nominees

The complete list of nominees for the BRIT Awards 2021 has been announced, with Arlo Parks and Yungblud receiving nods.

This year’s awards are three months later than they would be during a traditional year, with the Brit’s moving from its usual slot in February. However, due to the coronavirus pandemic, organisers have pushed it back three months until May 11th. The event is hosted once more by Jack Whitehall and held at the O2 Arena in London.

The nominees were announced by BBC Radio 1 drivetime presenter Nick Grimshaw alongside BRITs Rising Star winner Griff during a live-streamed online show.

“I have watched the BRITs every year since I can remember,” Yunglud said in reaction to the news. “It’s what makes the British music scene so rock n roll. I would watch Oasis and the Arctic Monkeys cause trouble and I always wanted to be there, and now to be nominated is mental!!!”

Meanwhile, Parks wrote on Twitter: “All I know is that I wouldn’t be here without my team, my family, every single person who’s played my tunes in their cars, bedrooms, kitchens & living rooms.”

Check out the full list of nominees, below.

Brit Award 2021: Full nominees list

Male Solo Artist

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

Female Solo Artist

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

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 & Raye – ‘Secrets’
  • Simba ft DTG – ‘Rover’
  • Young T & Bugsey ft Headie One – ‘Don’t Rush’

British Group

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

Breakthrough Artist

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

International Group

  • BTS
  • Fontaines D.C.
  • Foo Fighters
  • Haim
  • 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