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Burna Boy’s album nominated for 2021 BRIT awards

Nigerian singer, Burna Boy has been nominated for the 2021 BRIT awards, with his Grammy winning album, Twice as tall, gaining the recognition.

burna boys album nominated for 2021 brit awards

Organisers of the 2021 BRIT Awards, which is sometimes referred to as the British version of the Grammys, unveiled the nominees on Wednesday.

Burna Boy was nominated for the ‘International Male Solo Artist’ category alongside The Weekend, Bruce Springsteen, Childish Gambino and Tame Impala.

He was nominated for the same category last year for ‘African Giant’ his 2019 album but lost to Tyler The Creator, American singer-songwriter.

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The awards will take place on 11 May 2021.

Usually held in February, the ceremony was delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. See full nominations below;

British Single with Mastercard (Supported by Capital FM)
220 Kid & Gracey, “Don’t Need Love”
Aitch & AJ Tracey featuring Tay Keith, “Rain”
Dua Lipa, “Physical”
Harry Styles, “Watermelon Sugar”
Headie One featuring AJ Tracey & Stormzy, “Ain’t It Different”
J Corry featuring Mnek, “Head and Heart”
Nathan Dawe featuring KSI, “Lighter”
Regard & Raye, “Secrets”
Simba featuring DTG, “Rover”
Young T & Bugsey featuring Heady One, “Don’t Rush”

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Mastercard Album
Arlo Parks, Collapsed in Sunbeams
Celeste, Not Your Muse
Dua Lipa, Future Nostalgia
J Hus, Big Conspiracy
Jessie Ware, What’s Your Pleasure

Female Solo Artist – in association with Amazon Music
Arlo Parks
Celeste
Dua Lipa
Jessie Ware
Lianne LaHavas

Male Solo Artist – in association with Amazon Music
AJ Tracey
Headie One
J Hus
Joel Corry
Yungblud

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British Group
Bicep
Biffy Clyro
Little Mix
The 1975
Young T & Bugsey

BRITs Rising Star supported by Radio 1 (fan-voted)
Griff (winner)
Pa Salieu
Rina Sawayama

Breakthrough Artist in association with TikTok
Arlo Parks
Bicep
Celeste
Joel Corry
Young T & Bugsey

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

International Group
BTS
Fontaines D.C.
Foo Fighters
Haim
Run the Jewels

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