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Harry Styles and Wet Leg lead Brit awards nominations: full nominees list

The Brit Award nominations for 2023 have revealed that Harry Styles and Wet Leg are both up for four BRIT awards each while International Artist of the Year sees nominations for global superstars Beyoncé, Kendrick Lamar, Lizzo and Taylor Swift, with Beyoncé, Lizzo and Swift all also up for International Song of the Year.

2023 will see the continuation of the four public voted genre awards for Alternative/Rock, Dance, Hip Hop/Grime/Rap and Pop/R&B, which were introduced last year.

Out in front with four nominations apiece for the 2023 Brit Awards are Styles and Isle of Wight duo Wet Leg.

Styles will face off against Central Cee, George Ezra, Stormzy and Fred again for Artist of the Year – which was won by Adele last year in its inaugural year – and Dua Lipa, Charli XCX, 2023 Rising Star nominee Cat Burns and Sam Smith in the Pop/R&B Act category.

The International categories also see debut nominations for Blackpink and Gabriels in International Group of the Year, and for Jack Harlow and Gayle in International Song of the Year – which also sees We Don’t Talk About Bruno from the Disney animated film Encanto receiving a nomination – Disney’s first ever original song to top the UK Singles Chart.

In December, The Brits announced the winner of this year’s Rising Star supported by BBC Radio 1 award as FLO, the first ever group to win this award.

The winners of the four genre categories – Rock/Alternative Act, Hip Hop/Grime/Rap Act, Dance Act, Pop/R&B Act – will be determined by a public vote via TikTok, which will open on January 19 at midday.

Full nominations list:

Album of the Year

The 1975 - Being Funny In A Foreign Language

Fred Again - Actual Life 3 (Jan 1 - September 9 2022)

Harry Styles - Harry's House

Stormzy - This Is What I Mean

Wet Leg - Wet Leg

    Artist of the Year

    Central Cee

    Fred Again

    George Ezra

    Harry Styles


      Best group

      The 1975

      Arctic Monkeys

      Bad Boy Chiller Crew

      Nova Twins

      Wet Leg

        Song of the Year

        Aitch and Ashanti - Baby

        Cat Burns - Go

        Dave - Starlight

        Ed Sheeran and Elton John - Merry Christmas

        Eliza Rose and Interplanetary Criminal - B.O.T.A. (Baddest Of Them All)

        George Ezra - Green Green Grass

        Harry Styles - As It Was

        Lewis Capaldi - Forget Me

        LF System - Afraid to Feel

        Sam Smith & Kim Petras - Unholy

          Best international artist


          Burna Boy

          Kendrick Lamar


          Taylor Swift

            Best international group


            Drake & 21 Savage

            First Aid Kit

            Fontaines DC


              International song of the Year

              Beyoncé - Break My Soul

              David Guetta & Bebe Rexha - I'm Good (Blue)

              Fireboy DML & Ed Sheeran - Peru

              Encanto cast - We Don't Talk About Bruno

              Gayle - ABCDEFU

              Jack Harlow - First Class

              Lizzo - About Damn Time

              Lost Frequencies & Calum Scott - Where Are You Now?

              OneRepublic - I Ain't Worried

              Taylor Swift - Anti-Hero

                Best new artist

                Kojey Radical

                Rina Sawayama

                Sam Ryder

                Mimi Webb

                Wet Leg

                  Rising Star

                  FLO - winners

                  Cat Burns

                  Nia Archives

                    Best alternative / rock

                    The 1975

                    Arctic Monkeys

                    Nova Twins

                    Tom Grennan

                    Wet Leg

                      Best dance

                      Becky Hill


                      Calvin Harris

                      Eliza Rose

                      Fred Again

                        Best hip-hop / rap / grime


                        Central Cee


                        Loyle Carner


                          Pop / R&B

                          Cat Burns

                          Charli XCX

                          Dua Lipa

                          Harry Styles

                          Sam Smith

                            “It’s an honour to be nominated for British Song Of The Year,” said Lewis Capaldi. “I very much look forward to seeing Harry Styles accept the award for 'As It Was'.”

                            “Somebody hold our horses while we get to grips with this wild news, being nominated for a BRIT award is too hard to comprehend, we never could have expected for our wee band to achieve this,” added Wet Leg.

                            Mastercard returns as headline partner of The BRIT Awards for the 25th year. This year, Mastercard will continue to partner with The BRIT School to celebrate and give a platform to the next generation of creative talent and will again sponsor the much sought after Mastercard Album of the Year award, as well as Song of the Year with Mastercard.

                            YouTube Music is the Official Digital Music Partner. As the home of the official livestream on YouTube, audiences around the world will be able to watch the whole journey of the BRITs unfold, from the nominations, through the run-up, to the awards themselves and the performances on demand afterwards.

                            Fans will also be able to watch exclusive behind-the-scenes footage on the night on YouTube Shorts, a short-form video experience right on YouTube, as well as listening to their favourite artists' playlists on YouTube Music.

                            The BRIT Awards 2023 with Mastercard takes place on February 11 at The O2 arena, exclusively broadcast on ITV1 and ITVX and hosted by Mo Gilligan.

                            Artists confirmed to perform so far are Sam Smith, Kim Petras and Wet Leg.

                            Harry styles image via Sony Music.