Lewis Capaldi competes in four categories at the Brit Awards.
January 12, 2020 19h03
Capaldi and Dave nominated as best artist at the Brit Awards
LONDON — singer scottish-Lewis Capaldi and rapper london Dave will compete for the highly coveted title of best artist-solo male at the Brit Awards, awards, british pop music, whose nominations were unveiled on Saturday.
The awards will be distributed at the 40th ceremony of the Brit Awards, held at the O2 Arena in London on February 18.
Lewis Capaldi and Dave compete in three other categories : new artist of the year, best album and song of the year.
The rapper had already won the Mercury Prize last September, with his album Psychodramathat explores black identity and denounces the institutionalized racism.
Harry Styles, Michael Kiwanuka and Stormzy are also named in the categories best male artist and best album.
On the women’s side, this is Charli XCX, FKA Twigs, Freya Ridings, Mabel and Mahalia who have been nominated as best solo artist.
But the appointments have accents very masculine, no woman appearing in the categories of best album or best group (Bastille, Bring Me The Horizon, Coldplay, D-Block Europe, Foals).
Outside of the Uk, Bruce Springsteen, Burna Boy, Dermot Kennedy, Post Malone and Tyle the Creator are nominated as best male artist international.
Ariana Grande, Billie Eilish, Camila Cabello, Lana Del Rey, and Lizzo are in the fray in women.
In 2019, George Ezra had won the Brit Award for best male artist. On the female side, it is the young Jorja Smith, who had been rewarded.
The rock group The 1975 had he won the titles of best british album and best group.