BRIT Awards 2021: How to vote? Full nomination list features BTS, Harry Styles, Dua Lipa and Taylor Swift

BTS made a new record as being the first South Korean group to be nominated for the International group of the year award


                            BRIT Awards 2021: How to vote? Full nomination list features BTS, Harry Styles, Dua Lipa and Taylor Swift
Harry Styles, Taylor Swift, BTS and Dua Lipa have all been nominated for BRIT Awards 2021 (Getty Images)

BRIT Awards 2021 has released their nominations and the star-studded list consists of A-listers of music. From British heartthrob Harry Styles to Grammy-winning Dua Lipa, and from BTS to Taylor Swift, here are the nominations and a breakdown on voting process of the award show.

The 2021 BRIT Awards will commence on Tuesday, May 11, at O2 Arena. The 41st edition of the award show will be hosted by comedian Jack Whitehall for the fourth consecutive year. Following the regulations of the Covid-19 pandemic this year, the ceremony will be held with a limited live audience as part of a test by the UK government on crowds with no social distancing.

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How to vote?

The BRIT awards 2021 will be decided on the votes of the BRIT Awards voting academy which consists of over 1,000 members. The voting committee comprises of major record labels, publishers, managers, agents, media and previous years' winners and nominees.

Nominations



 

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BTS made a new record as being the first South Korean group to be nominated for the international group of the year award. Harry Styles, Taylor Swift, Ariana Grande got solo nominations in their respective categories. Check the nominations here.

FEMALE SOLO ARTIST

Arlo Parks

Celeste

Dua Lipa

Jessie Ware

Lianne La Havas



 

MALE SOLO ARTIST

Aj Tracey

Headie One 

J Hus

Joel Corry

Yungblud



 

BRITISH GROUP

Bicep

Biffy Clyro

Little Mix 

The 1975

Young T & Bugsey



 

BREAKTHROUGH ARTIST

Arlo Parks

Bicep

Celeste

Joel Corry

Young T & Bugsey



 

BRITISH SINGLE

The top ten identified by chart eligible sales success then voted for by The Academy, Supported by Capital FM

220 Kid & Gracey - 'Don't Need Love'
Aitch & Aj Tracey Ft Tay 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 - 'Asylum/Perfect Havoc'
Nathan Dawe Ft Ksi - 'Lighter'
Regard & Raye- 'Secrets'
S1mba Ft Dtg - 'Rover'
Young T & Bugsey Ft Headie One - 'Don't Rush'



 

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?’



 

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 Fiction

The Weeknd



 

INTERNATIONAL GROUP

BTS

Fontaines D.C.

Foo Fighters

HAIM

Run The Jewels



 

BRITs RISING STAR

Griff (Winner)

Pa Salieu

Rina Sawayama



 

How to live stream and where to watch?

The award ceremony will air from ITV, ITV2 (Red Carpet), and international viewers can check out the YouTube channel.

Excited for the BRITs? The 2021 Brit Awards will take place on Tuesday, May 11, at O2 Arena.

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