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African Stars Shine Bright in BRIT Awards 2024 Nominations as Burna Boy, Rema, Asake & Tyla Gets Nominated

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The nominations for the BRIT Awards 2024 have been revealed, showcasing the presence of beloved African talents in the UK’s most prestigious music event. Among them, Burna Boy and Asake stand tall as nominees for the coveted International Artist of the Year award, competing alongside renowned figures such as Taylor Swift, Kylie Minogue, SZA, and Lana Del Rey.

In another category, Rema finds himself nominated for the International Song of the Year with his widely acclaimed track “Calm Down,” while South African sensation Tyla earns her spot with the viral hit “Water.” Additionally, Cameroon-American artist Libianca gains recognition for her breakout single “People.”

Noteworthy mentions also go to J Hus, Dave, Stormzy, and Jorja Smith among the list of nominees.

Check out the complete list below:

International Artist of the Year

  • Asake
  • Burna Boy
  • Caroline Polachek
  • CMAT
  • Kylie Minogue
  • Lana Del Rey
  • Miley Cyrus
  • Olivia Rodrigo
  • SZA
  • 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
  • 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

  • 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

  • Blink-182
  • Boygenius
  • Foo Fighters
  • Gabriels
  • Paramore

Alternative/Rock Act

  • Blur
  • Bring Me The Horizon
  • The Rolling Stones
  • Young Fathers
  • Yussef Dayes

Pop Act

  • Calvin Harris
  • Charli XCX
  • Dua Lipa
  • Olivia Dean
  • Raye

R&B Act

  • Cleo Sol
  • Jorja Smith
  • Mahalia
  • Raye
  • Sault

Hip Hop/Grime/Rap Act

  • Casisdead
  • Central Cee
  • Dave
  • J Hus
  • Little Simz

Dance Act

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