j hus brit 2018

J Hus and Stormzy receive multiple nominations at the 2018 BRIT Awards 

The UK’s urban music scene has forced its way into BRIT Award recognition.

J Hus is up for Best Breakthrough following the success of Common Sense, a project recognised as the best album of 2017 by GRM Rated Awards, with his platinum-certified smash, ‘Did You See’, nominated for ‘Best British Single’.

Stormzy, fresh off charting at number 1 with his Gold-certified debut album Gang Signs and Prayer, gets the nod Best Album, adding to his MOBO win, as well as nomination for Best Solo Male Artist.

Dave caps a strong year of growth which saw him work with Drake and release one of the most coherent projects of 2017, Game Over

That work has seen the rapper from Streatham receive the nod for Best Breakthrough, joining Hus, Loyle Carner, Sampha and Dua Lipa, who leads the way with five nominations, going one better than Ed Sheeran, another frontrunner to take an award on Wednesday 21 February.

Here’s the full list of nominations:

 

British male solo artist

Ed Sheeran
Liam Gallagher
Loyle Carner
Rag’n’Bone Man
Stormzy

 

British female solo artist

Dua Lipa
Jessie Ware
Kate Tempest
Laura Marling
Paloma Faith

 

British group

Gorillaz
London Grammar
Royal Blood
Wolf Alice
The xx

 

British breakthrough act

Dave
Dua Lipa
J Hus
Loyle Carner
Sampha

 

British single

Calvin Harris – Feels (feat. Pharrell Williams, Katy Perry & Big Sean)
Clean Bandit – Symphony (feat. Zara Larsson)
Dua Lipa – New Rules
Ed Sheeran – Shape of You
J Hus – Did You See
Jax Jones – U Don’t Know Me (feat Raye)
Jonas Blue – Mama (feat. William Singe)
Liam Payne – Strip That Down (feat. Quavo)
Little Mix – Touch
Rag’n’Bone Man – Human

 

British album

Dua Lipa – Dua Lipa
Ed Sheeran – ÷
J Hus – Common Sense
Rag’n’Bone Man – Human
Stormzy – Gangs Signs & Prayer

 

British artist video

Anne-Marie – Ciao Adios
Calvin Harris – Feels (feat. Pharrell Williams, Katy Perry & Big Sean)
Clean Bandit – Symphony (feat. Zara Larsson)
Dua Lipa – New Rules
Ed Sheeran – Shape of You
Harry Styles – Sign of the Times
Jonas Blue – Mama (feat. William Singe)
Liam Payne – Strip That Down (feat. Quavo)
Little Mix – Touch
Zayn & Taylor Swift – I Don’t Want to Live Forever

 

International male solo artist

Beck
Childish Gambino
DJ Khaled
Drake
Kendrick Lamar

 

International female solo artist

Alicia Keys
Björk
Lorde
Pink
Taylor Swift

 

International group

Arcade Fire
Foo Fighters
Haim
The Killers
LCD Soundsystem

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