BRIT nominations elevate RAYE

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BRIT nominations elevate RAYE

Today the nominees for the next installment of the BRITs have been announced, which will be held on March 2 at the 02 Arena in London. And the most important night in British music starts with a clear favorite: RAYE. The artist, who released a new album at the beginning of last year, has broken the record for the highest number of nominations in a single edition: a total of 7.

RAYE will compete for the most important awards at the ceremony. He will compete to take home the award for Album of the Year for ‘My 21st Century Blues’, for Song of the Year for his songs ‘Prada’ or ‘Escapism’, and even for New Artist despite the fact that he debuted in music ten years ago. with the EP ‘Welcome to the Winter’.

Other singers who stand out in the BRITs nominations are Dua Lipa, Calvin Harris and Blur. On the contrary, Ed Sheeran and the Rolling Stones, despite releasing new albums in 2023, have to settle for only 1 nomination. This is the complete list of BRITs nominees:

Artist of the Year
Arlo Parks
Central Cee
Dua Lipa
Fred Again..
J Hus
Jessie Ware
Little Simz
Olivia Dean

Album of the year
Blur – The Ballad Of Darren
J Hus – Beautiful And Brutal Yard
Little Simz – No Thank You
Raye – My 21st Century Blues
Young Fathers – Heavy Heavy

Song of the Year
Calvin Harris, Ellie Goulding – Miracle
Cassö, Raye, D-Block Europe – Prada
Central Cee – Let Go
Dave, Central Cee – Sprinter
Dua Lipa – Dance The Night
Ed Sheeran – Eyes Closed
J Hus, Drake – Who Told You
Kenya Grace – Strangers
Lewis Capaldi – Wish You The Best
PinkPantheress – Boy’s A Liar
Raye, 070 Shake – Escapism
Rudimental, Charlotte Plank, Vibe Chemistry – Dancing Is Healing
Stormzy, Debbie – Firebabe
Switch Disco, Ella Henderson – React
Venbee, Goddard – Messy In Heaven

Group of the Year
Chase & Status
Headie One & K-Trap
Young Fathers

Pop Artist
Calvin Harris
Charli XCX
Dua Lipa
Olivia Dean

Rock/Alternative Artist
Bring Me The Horizon
The Rolling Stones
Young Fathers
Yussef Dayes

Dance Artist
Barry Can’t Swim
Becky Hill
Calvin Harris
Fred Again..

Revelation Artist
Olivia Dean
Yussef Dayes

International Artist
Burna Boy
Caroline Polachek
Minogue Kylie
King’s wool
Miley Cyrus
Olivia Rodrigo
Taylor Swift

International Group
Foo Fighters

International Song
Billie Eilish – What Was I Made For?
David Kushner – Daylight
Doja Cat – Paint The Town Red
Jazzy – Giving Me
Libyanca – People
Meghan Trainor – Made You Look
Miley Cyrus – Flowers
Noah Kahan – Stick Season
Oliver Tree and Robin Schulz – Miss You
Olivia Rodrigo – Vampire
Peggy Gou – (It Goes Like) Nanana
Rema – Calm Down
SZA – Kill Bill
Tate McRae – Greedy
Tyla – Water

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