Brit Awards 2021: Dua Lipa, Celeste And AJ Tracey Lead This Year's Nominations

Revealed: The full list of nominees for all this year's categories for the ceremony, which takes place on Tuesday 11 May.

Dua Lipa, Celeste and AJ Tracey are among the top nominees at this year’s Brit Awards.

All three of these artists have received a total of three nods, as have British rapper Headie One, singer-songwriter Arlo Parks and music duo Young T & Bugsey.

This year’s awards are set to take place at The O2 on Tuesday night, after being postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Also in the running at the Brits this year are Album Of The Year contenders J Hus and Jessie Ware, each on two nominations, while Harry Styles has received a nod in the British Single category for Watermelon Sugar.

Brits 2021
Brits 2021

Little Mix have received one nomination in for Best British Group, where they’re up against The 1975 for the third time.

Meanwhile, chart-topping star Joel Corry is also on three nominations after having a huge hit with the MNEK collaboration Head & Heart, which is a strong contender for Best British Single.

Check out the full list of nominees below...

British 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?

Song Of The Year

220 Kid and Gracey – Don’t Need Love

Aitch and AJ Tracey - Rain

Dua Lipa – Physical

Harry Styles – Watermelon Sugar

Headie One, AJ Tracey and Stormzy – Ain’t It Different

Joel Corry and MNEK – Head and Heart

Nathan Dawe and KSI – Lighter

Regard and Raye – Secrets

S1mba and DTG – Rover

Young T & Bugsey feat. Headie One – Don’t Rush

British Male Solo Artist

AJ Tracey

Headie One

J Hus

Joel Corry


British Female Solo Artist

Arlo Parks


Dua Lipa

Jessie Ware

Lianne La Havas

Headie One pictured in 2019
Headie One pictured in 2019
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British Group


Biffy Clyro

Little Mix

The 1975

Young T & Bugsey

Breakthrough Artist

Arlo Parks



Joel Corry

Young T & Bugsey

International Female Solo Artist

Ariana Grande

Billie Eilish

Cardi B

Miley Cyrus

Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift
Taylor Swift

International Male Solo Artist

Bruce Springsteen

Burna Boy

Childish Gambino

Tame Impala

The Weeknd

International Group


Fontaines D.C.

Foo Fighters


Run The Jewels

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Rising Star

Griff (winner)

Pa Salieu

Rina Sawayama

The 2021 Brit Awards will take place live at The O2 Arena on 11 May, with comedian Jack Whitehall on presenting duties for the fourth year in a row.


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