Nigerian Afrobeat stars Burna Boy and Asake are set to compete for the prestigious International Artist of the Year award at the 2024 Brit Awards.
The Nigerian duo are up against global stars like Taylor Swift, Billie Eilish, and Miley Cyrus. Joining them in the spotlight is fellow Afrobeats star Rema, whose hit song, ‘Calm Down’ is nominated for the coveted International Song of the Year award.
Burna Boy, a Grammy Award winner and two-time Brit nominee, returns to the fray, while Asake, a rapidly rising force in the genre, makes her Brit Awards debut with her captivating stage presence and genre-bending sound.
Leading the pack this year is British singer-songwriter Raye, with a record-breaking seven nominations across various categories. The ceremony promises to be a thrilling night of celebration for British and international music, with Afrobeats taking center stage thanks to the nominations of Burna Boy, Asake, and Rema.