Burna Boy, Asake, Rema, Libianca, and Tyla have received nominations for the prestigious BRIT Awards,

Burna Boy, Asake, Rema, Libianca, and Tyla have earned BRIT Awards 2024 nominations. Burna Boy and Asake contend for International Artist of the Year, while Rema competes for International Song of the Year. South African singer Tyla is also nominated in the same category. Libianca secures a nomination for her song “People.” Other nominees include J Hus, Dave, Stormzy, and Jorja Smith. The public can vote for genre categories on Instagram​​​​.

The BRIT Awards 2024 nominations are out, and your fave African stars have been nominated for the biggest music awards show in the UK. Burna Boy and Asake are both nominated for the International Artist of the Year award, going up against music stars like Taylor Swift, Kylie Minogue, SZA and Lana Del Rey.

Rema has been nominated in the International Song of the Year category for his critically acclaimed song “Calm Down“. South African singer Tyla got nominated in the same category for her viral song “Water“. Cameroon-American singer Libianca also received a nomination for her breakthrough song “People“.

Other nominees include J Hus, Dave, Stormzy, and Jorja Smith.

The public can vote for the winners of the genre categories on Instagram, so make sure to show your support for your favourite African artists!

See the full list below:

International Artist of the Year

Burna Boy
Caroline Polachek
Kylie Minogue
Lana Del Rey
Miley Cyrus
Olivia Rodrigo
Taylor Swift

International Song of the Year

Billie Eilish – What Was I Made For?
David Kushner – Daylight
Doja Cat – Paint The Town Red
Jazzy – Giving Me
Libianca – People
Meghan Trainor – Made You Look
Miley Cyrus – Flowers
Noah Kahan – Stick Season
Oliver Tree and Robin Schulz – Miss You
Olivia Rodrigo – Vampire
Peggy Gou – It Goes Like (Nanana)
Rema – Calm Down
SZA – Kill Bill
Tate McRae – Greedy
Tyla – Water

Artist of the Year

Arlo Parks
Central Cee
Dua Lipa
Fred again..
J Hus
Jessie Ware
Little Simz
Olivia Dean

Group of the Year

Chase & Status
Headie One & K-Trap
Young Fathers

Best New Artist

Olivia Dean
Yussef Dayes

Song of the Year

Calvin Harris and Ellie Goulding – Miracle
Casso/Raye/D-Block Europe – Prada
Central Cee – Let Go
Dave and Central Cee – Sprinter
Dua Lipa – Dance The Night
Ed Sheeran – Eyes Closed
J Jus featuring Drake – Who Told You
Kenya Grace – Strangers
Lewis Capaldi – Wish You The Best
PinkPantheress – Boy’s A Liar
Raye featuring 070 Shake – Escapism
Rudimental, Charlotte Plank and Vibe Chemistry – Dancing Is Healing
Stormzy featuring Debbie – Firebabe
Switch Disco and Ella Henderson – React
Venbee & Goddard – Messy In Heaven

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 Group of the Year

Foo Fighters

Alternative/Rock Act

Bring Me The Horizon
The Rolling Stones
Young Fathers
Yussef Dayes

Pop Act

Calvin Harris
Charli XCX
Dua Lipa
Olivia Dean

R&B Act

Cleo Sol
Jorja Smith

Hip Hop/Grime/Rap Act

Central Cee
J Hus
Little Simz

Dance Act

Barry Can’t Swim
Becky Hill
Calvin Harris
Fred Again..

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