Burna Boy, Asake, Rema, & Tyla Receive Coveted BRIT Award Nominations

African music artists are making their mark at the prestigious BRIT Awards 2024, with several top talents nominated in major categories. Burna Boy and Asake are contending for the International Artist of the Year award, competing with global music icons such as Taylor Swift, Kylie Minogue, SZA, and Lana Del Rey.

Rema has earned a nomination in the International Song of the Year category for his hit “Calm Down,” while South African sensation Tyla is also nominated in the same category for her viral track “Water.” Adding to the list of African nominees, Cameroon-American artist Libianca has been recognized for her breakout song “People.”

The awards also see nominations for other artists like J Hus, Dave, Stormzy, and Jorja Smith. Fans have the opportunity to support their favorite African artists by voting for the winners of the genre categories on Instagram.

The full list of nominations includes an impressive lineup across various genres:

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”

This year’s BRIT Awards promise to be a celebration of global musical talent, with African artists at the forefront, showcasing their influence and impact on the international music scene.

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Ntianu Obiora is a versatile creative professional with over a decade of experience in publishing, marketing, communications, and digital strategy. She is the Online Editor at THEWILL DOWNTOWN

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Ntianu Obiora is a versatile creative professional with over a decade of experience in publishing, marketing, communications, and digital strategy. She is the Online Editor at THEWILL DOWNTOWN

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