Asake, Burnaboy And Rema Bags Nomination At Brits Awards 44th Edition

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Asake, Burnaboy And Rema Bags Nomination For Brits Awards
Asake, Burnaboy And Rema Bags Nomination For Brits Awards 44th Edition

Asake, Burnaboy And Rema Bags Nomination At Brits Awards 44th Edition —-Nigerian Afrobeats singers Burna Boy, Asake, and Rema have been nominated for the 2024 BRIT Awards, scheduled to be broadcast live on 2 March 2024 on ITV1 and ITVX.

The nominations for the annual music awards were unveiled on Wednesday during the ‘Bring on The BRITs with Mastercard: The 2024 Nominations’, a 30-minute special streamed across the BRITs’ official Instagram and Facebook.

The BRIT Awards are the British Phonographic Industry’s annual popular music awards.

Burna Boy and Asake were nominated in the International Artiste of the Year category.

Rema’s ‘Calm Down’ was nominated in the highly coveted International Song of the Year category.

Burna Boy and Asake will battle the International Artiste of the Year category with global superstars such as Caroline Polachek, CMAT, Kylie Minogue, Lana Del Rey, Miley Cyrus, Olivia Rodrigo, SZA, and Taylor Swift.

Rema’s ‘Calm Down’ will contest the International Song of the Year category with global hits like Billie Eilish’s ‘What Was I Made For’, David Kushner’s ‘Daylight’, Doja Cat’s ‘Paint The Town Red’, Jazzy’s ‘Giving Me’, Libianca’s ‘People’, Meghan Trainor’s ‘Made You Look’, Miley Cyrus’ ‘Flowers’, Noah Kahan’s ‘Stick Season’, Oliver Tree & Robin Schulz’s ‘Miss You’, Olivia Rodrigo’s ‘vampire’, Peggy Gou’s ‘(It Goes Like) Nanana’, SZA’s ‘Kill Bill’, Tate McRae’s ‘greedy’ and Tyla’s ‘Water’.

According to the BRIT Awards, British singer, Rachel Agatha Keen, known as RAYE, broke the Awards record after receiving the most nominations of any artiste in a year.

RAYE surpassed a record previously jointly held by Gorillaz, Craig David, and Robbie Williams — who had each been nominated for six awards in a year.

2002 Gorillaz was nominated in six categories, Craig David in 2001 and Robbie Williams in 1999.

According to the awards organiser, the number of nominees for both Artiste of the Year and International Artiste of the Year was increased from five to ten, a change aimed at improving representation and inclusion.

Also, a new genre award category, R&B Act, was introduced along with Alternative/Rock Acts, Dance Acts, Pop Acts, Hip Hop/Grime/Rap Act aimed at showcasing the versatility, creativity and diverse styles of music in the UK.

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