The BRIT Awards, the UK’s annual celebration of its artists and their recorded audio, return on Tuesday, May well 11 in London.
No-one’s still rather sure how lots of individuals will be permitted in the home – and how many will have to make do with stay-streaming it from house. But just one detail we do know for selected is this: it’s shaping up to be a unforgettable night time for equally Warner Music UK‘s CEO, Tony Harlow, and the major’s world recorded tunes manager, Max Lousada.
The nominations for the 2021 BRITs have been declared right now, with Warner artists buying up a full of 12 nods in domestic categories. (The BRITs shortlist is made up of seven domestic classes and a few international groups: Worldwide Feminine Solo Artist, Intercontinental Male Solo Artist, and Worldwide Group.)
Universal Audio Uk artists shared 9 domestic nominations, Sony New music British isles artists nabbed 10, and independents (which include Transgressive signed triple-nominee, Arlo Parks) jointly been given 7.
Dua Lipa and Joel Corry lead Warner Music UK’s artist nominations, with 3 nods apiece.
Total, including the international groups, Universal Tunes is best pet dog with 15 nominations, as Warner and Sony just take 14 just about every, and non-main/independents assert 10 (such as Large Hit Amusement, residence of BTS).
Acts signed to Warner New music Uk label Warner Data, led by President Phil Christie, have scored 7 domestic nominations amongst them.
One particular of all those artists, Griff, is by now assured a earn, having been announced as the victor in the night’s Increasing Star prize – for which fellow Warner Records artist Pa Salieu, as very well as Filthy Strike-signed Rina Sawayama, ended up also nominated.
The United kingdom label with the most nominated artists all round – including intercontinental functions it signifies – is Polydor, led by Tom March and Ben Mortimer, with nine.
In an interior note to employees despatched right now (March 31) and obtained by MBW, Warner Tunes Uk manager Tony Harlow praised these and other Warner nominees, producing: “2020 will go down in the history books as one of the most demanding on history: for our artists, their followers, our market, and every other. But all over it all, the tunes has held us going.
“That’s what will make this year’s BRIT nominations feel so critical – not only is it a possibility to celebrate the ideal of British artistry, but it’s a second for the songs community to be a part of alongside one another to recognise what’s been reached underneath extraordinary situation.”
“These nominations are further proof that we have a staff who is devoted to supporting, cultivating and fostering the up coming era of artists who will transfer and disrupt the cultural landscape.”
Tony Harlow, Warner New music British isles
He additional: “I’m very pleased to say that the Warner New music spouse and children is the property of primary expertise at every stage of their career, and these nominations are even more proof that we have a workforce who is devoted to supporting, cultivating and fostering the upcoming generation of artists who will shift and disrupt the cultural landscape.
“What would make this all the far more impressive is the actuality that we have scored additional domestic nominations than any other new music corporation – from global superstars to breakthrough talent.”
Harlow referred to as the nominations list a “fantastic result” for Warner, telling his staff members: “I couldn’t be prouder of all [our nominees] and all of you.”
You can see the comprehensive list of BRIT Awards 2021 nominees beneath.
Feminine SOLO ARTIST – In affiliation with Amazon Music
- ARLO PARKS – TRANSGRESSIVE
- CELESTE – POLYDOR, Common Tunes
- DUA LIPA – WARNER Data, WARNER Music
- JESSIE WARE – EMI Data, Universal Tunes
- LIANNE LA HAVAS – WARNER Data, WARNER Audio
MALE SOLO ARTIST – In association with Amazon Audio
- AJ TRACEY – AJ TRACEY
- HEADIE One – RELENTLESS, SONY Tunes
- J HUS – BLACK BUTTER, SONY Tunes
- JOEL CORRY – ASYLUM/Great HAVOC, WARNER Songs
- YUNGBLUD – INTERSCOPE, Common Tunes
- BICEP – NINJA TUNE
- BIFFY CLYRO – WARNER Documents, WARNER Music
- Minimal Blend – RCA, SONY Songs
- THE 1975 – Filthy Hit/POLYDOR, Universal New music
- Young T & BUGSEY – BLACK BUTTER, SONY Tunes
BRITs Mounting STAR
- GRIFF – WARNER Documents, WARNER New music (Winner)
- PA SALIEU – WARNER Records, WARNER Audio
- RINA SAWAYAMA – Soiled Strike
BREAKTHROUGH ARTIST In association with TikTok
- ARLO PARKS – TRANSGRESSIVE
- BICEP – NINJA TUNE
- CELESTE – POLYDOR, Universal Tunes
- JOEL CORRY – ASYLUM/Fantastic HAVOC, WARNER New music
- Young T & BUGSEY – BLACK BUTTER, SONY Audio
BRITISH One WITH MASTERCARD (Fan VOTED)
- 220 Child & GRACEY, Never Have to have Like – POLYDOR, Universal Music
- AITCH & AJ TRACEY FT TAY KEITH, RAIN – NQ, VIRGIN, Common Tunes
- DUA LIPA, Actual physical – WARNER Information, WARNER Music
- HARRY Types, WATERMELON SUGAR – COLUMBIA, SONY Songs
- HEADIE One particular FT AJ TRACEY & STORMZY, AIN’T IT Diverse – RELENTLESS, SONY Audio
- JOEL CORRY FT MNEK HEAD & Heart – ASYLUM/Best HAVOC, WARNER Music
- NATHAN DAWE FT KSI, LIGHTER – ATLANTIC, WARNER Songs
- REGARD & RAYE, Techniques – MINISTRY OF Sound, SONY Tunes
- S1MBA FT DTG ROVER – PARLOPHONE, WARNER Tunes
- Young T & BUGSEY FT HEADIE Just one, Don’t Hurry – BLACK BUTTER, SONY New music
- ARLO PARKS, COLLAPSED IN SUNBEAMS – TRANSGRESSIVE
- CELESTE, NOT YOUR MUSE – POLYDOR, Universal New music
- DUA LIPA, Long run NOSTALGIA – WARNER Information, WARNER Tunes
- J HUS, Big CONSPIRACY – BLACK BUTTER, SONY Tunes
- JESSIE WARE, What is YOUR Pleasure? – EMI, Universal New music
International Woman SOLO ARTIST
- ARIANA GRANDE – REPUBLIC, Universal Music
- BILLIE EILISH – INTERSCOPE, Common Tunes
- CARDI B – ATLANTIC, WARNER New music
- MILEY CYRUS – RCA, SONY Songs
- TAYLOR SWIFT – EMI, Universal Tunes
Intercontinental MALE SOLO ARTIST
- BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN – COLUMBIA, SONY Tunes
- BURNA BOY – ATLANTIC, WARNER Songs
- CHILDISH GAMBINO – COLUMBIA, SONY New music
- TAME IMPALA – FICTION, Universal Audio
- THE WEEKND – REPUBLIC/XO, Common New music
- BTS – Huge Hit Enjoyment
- FONTAINES D.C. – PARTISAN Documents
- FOO FIGHTERS – COLUMBIA, SONY Audio
- HAIM – POLYDOR, Common Audio
- Run THE JEWELS – BMG Songs
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