Burna Boy And Fireboy DML Receive 2023 Brit Awards Nominations

The BRIT Awards (BRITs), which will be held in the UK in 2023, have nominated Nigerian Afrobeats superstars Burna Boy and Fireboy DML. On February 11th, the BRIT Awards will take place at the O2 Arena in London. There are more than 50 nominees for the 2023 Brit Awards, including established artists like Taylor Swift and Stormzy and up-and-comers like Central Cee and Mimi Webb.

Burna Boy has received three nominations for the annual British Phonographic Industry Music Awards. Since they were originally held in 1977, the BRITs have been regarded as the most significant event in British music. For his song “Peru,” featuring English singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran, Nigerian artist Fireboy DML was nominated in the “International Song of the Year.”

Along with Beyoncé, Kendrick Lamar, Lizzo, and Taylor Swift, Burna Boy, who has received three nominations for the prestigious accolade, is vying for the BRIT Awards 2023’s “International Artist of the Year” Award. In the “International Song of the Year category,” Fireboy DML’s song Peru, which features English singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran, received a BRIT nomination. On the other side, the British-Ghanaian rapper Stormzy was nominated for three awards: Album of the Year, British Artist of the Year, and Best Hip-Hop/Grime/Rap Album.

The British Phonographic Industry of Great Britain established the BRITs in 1977, and they are currently one of the most esteemed honors given in the industry.

Here is a complete list of this year’s nominees:

Album of the Year

  • The 1975 – Being Funny In A Foreign Language
  • Fred Again – Actual Life 3 (Jan 1 – September 9 2022)
  • Harry Styles – Harry’s House
  • Stormzy – This Is What I Mean
  • Wet Leg – Wet Leg

Artist of the Year

  • Central Cee
  • Fred Again
  • George Ezra
  • Harry Styles
  • Stormzy

Best group

  • The 1975
  • Arctic Monkeys
  • Bad Boy Chiller Crew
  • Nova Twins
  • Wet Leg

Song of the Year

  • Aitch and Ashanti – Baby
  • Cat Burns – Go
  • Dave – Starlight
  • Ed Sheeran and Elton John – Merry Christmas
  • Eliza Rose and Interplanetary Criminal – B.O.T.A. (Baddest Of Them All)
  • George Ezra – Green Green Grass
  • Harry Styles – As It Was
  • Lewis Capaldi – Forget Me
  • LF System – Afraid to Feel
  • Sam Smith & Kim Petras – Unholy

Best international artist

  • Beyoncé
  • Burna Boy
  • Kendrick Lamar
  • Lizzo
  • Taylor Swift

Best international group

  • Blackpink
  • Drake & 21 Savage
  • First Aid Kit
  • Fontaines DC
  • Gabriels

International song of the Year

  • Beyoncé – Break My Soul
  • David Guetta & Bebe Rexha – I’m Good (Blue)
  • Fireboy DML & Ed Sheeran – Peru
  • Encanto cast – We Don’t Talk About Bruno
  • Gayle – ABCDEFU
  • Jack Harlow – First Class
  • Lizzo – About Damn Time
  • Lost Frequencies & Calum Scott – Where Are You Now?
  • OneRepublic – I Ain’t Worried
  • Taylor Swift – Anti-Hero

Best new artist

  • Kojey Radical
  • Rina Sawayama
  • Sam Ryder
  • Mimi Webb
  • Wet Leg

Rising Star

  • Flo – winners
  • Cat Burns
  • Nia Archives

Best alternative / rock

  • The 1975
  • Arctic Monkeys
  • Nova Twins
  • Tom Grennan
  • Wet Leg

Best dance

  • Becky Hill
  • Bonobo
  • Calvin Harris
  • Eliza Rose
  • Fred Again

Best hip-hop / rap / grime

  • Aitch
  • Central Cee
  • Dave
  • Loyle Carner
  • Stormzy

Pop / R&B

  • Cat Burns
  • Charli XCX
  • Dua Lipa
  • Harry Styles
  • Sam Smith

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