Wizkid misses out on BRIT Awards, Little Simz British-Nigerian rapper gets 4 nods

British-Nigerian rapper and actress Little Simz acquired 4 nominations for the BRIT Awards 2022 that Wizkid and Tems rejected for his or her Essence.

The artist whose actual identify is Simbiatu “Simbi” Abisola Abiola Ajikawo bought the nominations for her tune Typically I Can Be Introverted, launched in April this yr.

Little Simz acquired nominations for MasterCard Album of the 12 months, Artist of the 12 months, Finest New Artist and Finest HipHop/Rap/Grime Act.

She has prime competitors in Adele, Ed Sheeran and rapper Dave, who additionally acquired 4 nominations every.

Female and male classes have been omitted from the nomination record for the annual British pop music awards for the primary time.

Organizers stated final month they have been introducing gender-neutral awards for native and worldwide artists, with artists now within the operating for Artist of the 12 months or Worldwide Artist of the 12 months.

British singer Adele, who hit the charts everywhere in the world along with her comeback album ’30’, acquired nods for greatest album, greatest artist and greatest tune for ‘Simple On Me’.

Within the worldwide artist class, which additionally ignored the Nigerian stars, Doja Cat, Olivia Rodrigo, Billie Eilish and Lil Nas X have every been nominated for 2 awards, all taking over Taylor Swift.

Subsequent yr’s BRITs, the 42nd version of the award present, can even introduce 4 style awards: different/rock act, hip-hop/grime/rap act, dance act and pop/R’n’B act.

Organizers have already introduced newcomer Holly Humberstone because the winner of the Rising Star award.

The BRITs will happen on February eight in London.

All nominees:

Mastercard album of the yr;

Adele – 30
Dave – We’re all on our personal
Ed Sheeran – =
Little Simz – Typically I could also be an introvert
Sam Fender – Seventeen Going Below

Artist of the yr:

Ed Sheeran
Little Sims
Sam Fender

Finest Pop/R&B Act:

Dua Lipa
Ed Sheeran
Pleasure Crookes

Finest Dance Act;

Becky Hill
Calvin Harris
Fred once more..
Joel Corry

Worldwide Group of the 12 months;

Silk Sonic
The conflict on medicine

Worldwide Artist of the 12 months:

Billie Eilish
Doja Cat
Lil Nas X
Olivia Rodrigo
Taylor Swift

Finest new artist:

Central Cee
Pleasure Crookes
Little Sims

Finest rock/different act:

chilly play
Glass Animals
Sam Fender
Tom Grennan
Wolf Alice

Finest HipHop/Rap/Grime Act

AJ Tracey
Central Cee
Little Sims

Music of the yr:

A1 & J1 – Newest traits
Adele – Take it straightforward
Anne-Marie, KSI, Digital Farm Animals – Do not Play
Becky Hill & David Guetta – Keep in mind
Central Cee – Obsessive about you
Dave ft Stormzy – Conflict
Ed Sheeran – Dangerous Habits
Elton John & Dua Lipa – Chilly Coronary heart (Pnau Combine)
Glass Animals – Warmth Waves
Joel Corry, RAYE, David Guetta – BED
KSI – Vacation
Nathan Evans, 220Child, Billen Ted – Wellerman
Riton x Nightcrawlers Ft Mufasa & Hypeman – Friday (Dopamine Re-Edit)
Tion Wayne & Russ Thousands and thousands – Physique
Tom Grennan – Little bit of affection

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