BRIT Awards 2022: Ckay Gets Nomination For His Single “Love Nwantiti”

The nominees for the 2022 BRIT Awards are in and one of our favourite Nigerian singer-songwriters, Ckay has been nominated for International Song of the Year for his single “Love Nwantiti.”

This is his first nomination for a BRIT award. The Weeknd, Olivia Rodrigo, Lil Nas X, Billie Eilish, Doja Cat, and Drake are among the other nominees in the same category.

‘Love Nwantiti,’ also known as “Love Nwantiti (Ah Ah Ah),” was released by Chocolate City in 2019. It went viral on TikTok in 2021 and became an international smash, charting in Europe, Africa, Australia, and New Zealand, as well as reaching number 23 in the UK and earning him his first Billboard Hot 100 entry.

See the full nomination list below:

International Song of the Year

Ckay – love nwantiti (ah ah ah)
ATB, Topic, A7S – Your Love (9PM)
Billie Eilish – Happier Than Ever
Doja Cat ft SZA – Kiss Me More
Drake ft Lil Baby – Girls Want Girls
Galantis, David Guetta, Little Mix – Heartbreak Anthem
Jonasu – Black Magic
Kid Laroi & Justin Bieber – STAY
Lil Nas X – MONTERO (Call Me By Your Name)
Lil Tijay & 6LACK – Calling My Phone
Maneskin – I Wanna Be Your Slave
Olivia Rodrigo – good 4 u
Polo G – Rapstar
Tiesto – The Business
The Weeknd – Save Your Tears

Mastercard Album of The Year

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

Ed Sheeran
Little Simz
Sam Fender

Best Pop/R&B Act

Dua Lipa
Ed Sheeran
Joy Crookes

Best Dance Act

Becky Hill
Calvin Harris
Fred Again..
Joel Corry

International Group of the Year

Silk Sonic
The War On Drugs

International Artist of the Year

Billie Eilish
Doja Cat
Lil Nas X
Olivia Rodrigo
Taylor Swift

Best New Artist

Central Cee
Joy Crookes
Little Simz
Self Esteem

Best Rock/Alternative Act

Glass Animals
Sam Fender
Tom Grennan
Wolf Alice

Best Hip Hop/Rap/Grime Act

AJ Tracey
Central Cee
Little Simz

Song of the Year

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

Best Group

D-Block Europe
Little Mix
London Grammar
Wolf Alice