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Burna Boy, Asake bag BRIT Awards nomination


Famous Nigerian Afrobeats sensations Burna Boy, Asake, and Rema have been nominated for the highly anticipated 2024 BRIT Awards.

The nominations were unveiled during the ‘Bring on The BRITs with Mastercard: The 2024 Nominations,’ a 30-minute special broadcast on BRITs’ official Instagram and Facebook.

Burna Boy and Asake find themselves competing in the International Artiste of the Year category, where they’ll contend with other international heavyweights such as Caroline Polachek, CMAT, Kylie Minogue, Lana Del Rey, Miley Cyrus, Olivia Rodrigo, SZA, and Taylor Swift.

Meanwhile, Rema’s chart-topping single ‘Calm Down’ has earned a nomination in the prestigious International Song of the Year category.

His competition includes global hits like Billie Eilish’s ‘What Was I Made For’, David Kushner’s ‘Daylight’, Doja Cat’s ‘Paint The Town Red’, and many more.

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The 2024 BRIT Awards, organized by the British Phonographic Industry, promises to showcase the best in popular music.

The event is scheduled to be broadcast live on March 2, 2024.

Here is a breakdown of the nominations across different categories:

Artist of the Year:

– Arlo Parks

– Central Cee

– Dave

– Dua Lipa

– Fred again..

– J Hus

– Jessie Ware

– Little Simz

– Olivia Dean

– Raye

Group of the Year:

– Blur

– Chase & Status

– Headie One & K-Trap

– Jungle

– Young Fathers

Best New Artist:

– Mahalia

– Olivia Dean

– PinkPantheress

– Raye

– Yussef Dayes

Song of the Year:

(Various nominees include Calvin Harris, Ellie Goulding, Casso/Raye/D-Block Europe, Central Cee, Dave, Ed Sheeran, and more.)

Mastercard 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

International Artist of the Year:

– Asake

– Burna Boy

– Caroline Polachek


– Kylie Minogue

– Lana Del Rey

– Miley Cyrus

– Olivia Rodrigo


– Taylor Swift

International Song of the Year:

(Nominees include Billie Eilish, David Kushner, Doja Cat, Jazzy, Olivia Rodrigo, Rema, SZA, and more.)

International Group of the Year:

– Blink-182

– Boygenius

– Foo Fighters

– Gabriels

– Paramore

Alternative/Rock Act (public vote):

– Blur

– Bring Me The Horizon

– The Rolling Stones

– Young Fathers

– Yussef Dayes

Pop Act (public vote):

– Calvin Harris

– Charli XCX

– Dua Lipa

– Olivia Dean

– Raye

R&B Act (public vote):

– Cleo Sol

– Jorja Smith

– Mahalia

– Raye

– Sault

Hip Hop/Grime/Rap Act (public vote):

– Casisdead

– Central Cee

– Dave

– J Hus

– Little Simz

Dance Act (public vote):

– Barry Can’t Swim

– Becky Hill

– Calvin Harris

– Fred Again..

– Romy


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Additionally, the Rising Star, Producer of the Year, and Songwriter of the Year will be announced in the coming weeks, chosen by an industry panel.