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Adele, Ed Sheeran, Little Simz, Dave lead nominations for The BRIT Awards 2022
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Adele, Ed Sheeran, Little Simz, Dave lead nominations for The BRIT Awards 2022

Adele, Ed Sheeran, Little Simz and Dave lead the way in the nominations for The BRIT Awards in 2022. 

All four artists are nominated in four categories and will compete with each other and Sam Fender for the inaugural Artist of the Year award and for Album Of The Year. 

Adele and Sheeran will compete with each other once again for Best Pop Act alongside Dua Lipa, Joy Crookes and Griff, while Dave will be the heavy favourite for Best Hip-Hop/Grime/Rap Artist, where he is up against Little Simz, Central Cee, Ghetts and AJ Tracey. 

Sam Fender is up for three awards, as is rapper Central Cee and superstar DJ David Guetta. 

Doja Cat, Olivia Rodrigo, Billie Eilish and Lil Nas X are all nominated for two awards and will do battle with Taylor Swift for the International Artist of the Year award. 

As well as this, British artists Becky Hill, Coldplay, Dua Lipa, Glass Animals, Griff, Joel Corry,  Joy Crookes, KSI, Little Mix, Måneskin, Raye, Tom Grennan and Wolf Alice have all secured two nominations. 

The winners will be revealed at this year's ceremony on Tuesday 8th February 2022 at The O2 arena. The show will go out live on ITV and will be hosted by Mo Gilligan. 


The full list of nominations for The BRIT Awards in 2022 is as follows:


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 Group

D-Block Europe
Little Mix
London Grammar
Wolf Alice


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 & 220Kid & Billen Ted - 'Wellerman'
Riton, Nightcrawlers & Mufasa - 'Friday'
Tion Wayne & Russ Millions - 'Body'
Tom Grennan - 'Little Bit Of Love'


Best New Artist

Central Cee
Joy Crookes
Little Simz
Self Esteem


Best International Artist

Billie Eilish
Doja Cat
Lil Nas X
Olivia Rodrigo
Taylor Swift


Best International Group

Silk Sonic
The War On Drugs


Best International Song

ATB / Topic / A7S - Your Love (9PM)
Billie Eilish - Happier Than Ever
Ckay - Love Nwantiti (Ah Ah Ah)
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 TJ & 6lack - Calling My Phone
Maneskin - I Wanna Be Your Slave
Olivia Rodrigo - Good 4U
Polo G - Rapstar
Tiesto - The Business
The Weeknd - Save Your Tears


Brits Rising Star

Holly Humberstone - Winner
Bree Runway
Lola Young


Best Dance Act

Becky Hill
Calvin Harris
Fred Again
Joel Corry


Best Rock/Alternative Act

Glass Animals
Sam Fender
Tom Grennan
Wolf Alice


Best Pop/R&B Act

Dua Lipa
Ed Sheeran
Joy Crookes


Best Hip-Hop/Grime/Rap

AJ Tracey
Central Cee
Little Simz


Producer of the Year

Announced in January 2022


Songwriter of the Year

Announced in January 2022

30 Adele

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