BRIT Awards 2022 Nominees: The Complete List

Before the ceremony at the O2 Arena in London on 8 February, the nominees for the BRIT Awards 2022 have been announced.

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Little Simz, the British-Nigerian rapper, topped the nominations with four nods. PHOTO via @TWITTER

KAMPALA | LIFESTYLE UGANDA ( — The nominees for the BRIT Awards 2022 have been announced for the main event taking place on 8 February at the O2 Arena in London.

  • Nigerian singer CKay was nominated in the Best International Song category.
  • Mo Gilligan will host the BRIT Awards in 2022.
  • Here’s the complete list of nominees for the BRIT Awards 2022.
  • Also read: Azawi wins five awards at the Buzz Teenz Awards 2021.

The British Phonographic Industry’s annual awards platform, called the BRITs, was first held as an annual celebration of popular music in 1977.

The BRITs are awarding musical feats in 13 categories this year, including Artist of the Year, Group of the Year, Brit Rising Star, and International Artist of the Year.

One of the leading nominees is British-Nigerian rapper Little Simz, who has been nominated for four awards including Album of the Year, New Artist of the Year, Hip-Hop/Grime/Rap of the Year, and Artist of the Year.

During the 2021 BET Hip Hop Awards, the musician was honoured with the Best International Flow award.

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The hit single of Nigerian singer CKay entitled ‘Love Nwantiti (Ah Ah Ah)’ has been nominated in the Best International Song category.

Ckay will compete against an extensive field of international talent, including Canadian stars Drake and The Weeknd, US singers Billie Eilish and Lil Nas X, and many more.

Similarly, Holly Humberstone has been awarded the BRITs Rising Star award.

Last year’s BRIT Awards saw British rapper of Gambian descent J Hus win the Male Solo Artist trophy, edged out by fellow artists AJ Tracey, Headie One, Joel Corry and Yungblud.

During the BRIT Awards 2022, comedy icon Mo Gilligan will host the show.

The list of BRIT Awards 2022 nominees is below

Album of the Year

  • 30 – Adele
  • We’re All Alone In This Together – Dave
  • Ed Sheeran – =
  • Sometimes I Might Be Introvert – Little Simz 
  • Seventeen Going Under – Sam Fender 

Artist of the Year

  • Adele
  • Dave
  • Ed Sheeran
  • Little Simz
  • Sam Fender

Best Group

  • Coldplay
  • D-Block Europe
  • Little Mix
  • London Grammar
  • Wolf Alice

Song of the Year

  • ‘Latest Trends’ – A1 & J1
  • ‘Easy On Me’ – Adele
  • ‘Don’t Play’ – Anne-Marie, KSI & Digital Farm Animals 
  • ‘Remember’ – Becky Hill & David Guetta 
  • ‘Obsessed With You’ – Central Cee 
  • ‘Clash’ – Dave ft Stormzy 
  • ‘Bad Habits’ – Ed Sheeran 
  • ‘Cold Heart (Pnau Mix)’ – Elton John & Dua Lipa 
  • ‘Heat Waves’ – Glass Animals 
  • ‘Bed’ – Joel Corry, Raye & David Guetta 
  • ‘Holiday’ – KSI 
  • ‘Wellerman’ – Nathan & 220Kid & Billen Ted 
  • ‘Friday’ – Riton, Nightcrawlers & Mufasa 
  • ‘Body’ – Tion Wayne & Russ Millions 
  • ‘Little Bit Of Love’ – Tom Grennan 
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Best New Artist

  • Central Cee
  • Griff
  • Joy Crookes
  • Little Simz
  • Self Esteem

Best International Artist

  • Billie Eilish
  • Doja Cat
  • Lil Nas X
  • Olivia Rodrigo
  • Taylor Swift

Best International Group

  • Abba
  • BTS
  • Maneskin
  • Silk Sonic
  • War On Drugs

Best International Song

  • ‘Your Love (9PM)’ – ATB / Topic / A7S 
  • ‘Happier Than Ever’ – Billie Eilish 
  • ‘Love Nwantiti (Ah Ah Ah)’ – Ckay 
  • ‘Kiss Me More’ – Doja Cat ft SZA 
  • ‘Girls Want Girls’ – Drake ft Lil Baby 
  • ‘Heartbreak Anthem’ – Galantis, David Guetta & Little Mix 
  • Black Magic’ – Jonasu 
  • ‘Stay’ – Kid Laroi & Justin Bieber 
  • ‘Montero (Call Me By Your Name)’ – Lil Nas X 
  • ‘Calling My Phone’ – Lil TJ & 6lack 
  • ‘I Wanna Be Your Slave’ – Maneskin 
  • ‘Good 4U’ – Olivia Rodrigo 
  • ‘Rapstar’ – Polo G 
  • ‘The Business’ – Tiesto 
  • ‘Save Your Tears’ – The Weeknd 

Brits Rising Star

  • Holly Humberstone 
  • Bree Runway
  • Lola Young

Best Dance

  • Becky Hill
  • Calvin Harris
  • Fred Again
  • Joel Corry
  • Raye
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Best Rock/Alternative

  • Coldplay
  • Glass Animals
  • Sam Fender
  • Tom Grennan
  • Wolf Alice

Best Pop/R&B

  • Adele
  • Dua Lipa
  • Ed Sheeran
  • Griff
  • Joy Crookes

Best Hip Hop/Grime/Rap

  • AJ Tracey
  • Central Cee
  • Dave
  • Ghetts
  • Little Simz

Producer of the Year

  • To be announced in January 2022

Songwriter of the Year

  • To be announced in January 2022
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