Burna Boy Gets 2020 BRIT Awards Nomination

Nigerian superstar, Burna Boy has been nominated for Best International Male solo artist at the BRIT Awards 2020.

He was nominated alongside Americans, Bruce Springsteen, Dermot Kennedy, Tyler The Creator and Post Malone. This also comes after the Grammy nomination that Burna Boy received form his critically-acclaimed album, African Giant.

Also in the international categories, Ariana Grande and Billie Eilish led the nominees for best female solo artist.

The Brit awards, will be in their 40th year and will hold on February 18, 2020 at London’s O2 Arena. Jack Whiteball will host it for a third consecutive year.

In 2019, Burna Boy had some major collaborations with British artists like Dave, Mahalia, Jorja Smith (twice), Wretch 32 and Stormzy. Those songs also charted within the top 10 of the Official UK Singles chart. ‘Own It,’ his collaboration with Stormzy and Ed Sheeran his No. 1.

Here are the nominations for the 2020 Brit Awards:

Group of the year
Coldplay
Foals
Bring Me the Horizon
D-Block Europe
Bastille

Female solo artist
Mabel
Freya Ridings
FKA twigs
Charli XCX
Mahalia

Male solo artist
Harry Styles
Lewis Capaldi
Dave
Michael Kiwanuka
Stormzy

New artist
Aitch
Lewis Capaldi
Dave
Mabel
Sam Fender

Song of the year
Ed Sheeran and Justin Bieber – I Don’t Care
Mabel – Don’t Call Me Up
Calvin Harris and Rag’N’Bone Man – Giant
Dave ft Burna Boy – Location
Mark Ronson ft Miley Cyrus – Nothing Breaks Like a Heart
AJ Tracey – Ladbroke Grove
Lewis Capaldi – Someone You Loved
Tom Walker – Just You and I
Sam Smith and Normani – Dancing With a Stranger
Stormzy – Vossi Bop

International female solo artist
Ariana Grande
Billie Eilish
Camila Cabello
Lana Del Rey
Lizzo

International male solo artist
Bruce Springsteen
Burna Boy
Tyler, the Creator
Dermot Kennedy
Post Malone

Album of the year
Stormzy – Heavy Is the Head
Michael Kiwanuka – Kiwanuka
Lewis Capaldi – Divinely Uninspired to a Hellish Extent
Dave – Psychodrama
Harry Styles – Fine Line

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