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 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.
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.
This year, major controversy took place regarding the categories of BRIT awards which are gendered, said non-binary musician Sam Smith. It is not allowing artists who are living outside boxes to be a part of the show, according to Smith. BRIT has responded with a promise to review the process.
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
Lianne La Havas
MALE SOLO ARTIST
Young T & Bugsey
Young T & Bugsey
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
INTERNATIONAL MALE SOLO ARTIST
Tame Impala Fiction
Run The Jewels
BRITs RISING STAR
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.