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
Bring Me the Horizon
Female solo artist
Male solo artist
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
Lana Del Rey
International male solo artist
Tyler, the Creator
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