K-pop superstars BTS bagged nomination at the BRIT Awards 2022, which will be held on Feb. 8 at The O2 Arena in London. 

BTS got nominated for Best International Group of the Year along with ABBA, Maneskin, Silk Sonic/Bruno Mars/Anderson. Paak and The War On Drugs. 

The BRIT Awards announced the nominees in different categories. Four new genre awards were introduced: Alternative/Rock Act, Hip-Hop/Grime/Rap Act, Dance Act and Pop/R’n’B Act. 

Best International Group of the Year nominees (clockwise from top left) ABBA, BTS Maneskin, War On Drugs and Silk Sonic (BRIT Awards) 

In addition, the BRIT Awards moved away from female and male categories and launched new awards for Artist of the Year and International Artist of the Year. 

The eligibility period for the 2022 awards is from Jan. 1 to Dec. 9, 2021. All awards are decided by The BRITs Voting Academy, which is composed of “1,200 music industry experts across media, artists, labels, publishers, promoters, retailers and more, and is refreshed annually to ensure the voters are as diverse and representative as possible.”

Here is the list of nominees:

Best International Group




Silk Sonic/Bruno Mars/Anderson. Paak

The War On Drugs

Artist of the Year with YouTube Shorts



Ed Sheeran

Little Simz

Sam Fender

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

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 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

Best Dance

Becky Hill

Calvin Harris

Fred Again

Joel Corry


Best Rock/Alternative


Glass Animals

Sam Fender

Tom Grennan

Wolf Alice

Best Pop/R&B


Dua Lipa

Ed Sheeran


Joy Crookes

Best Hip-hop/Grime/Rap

AJ Tracey

Central Cee



Little Simz

Source: Manila Bulletin (https://mb.com.ph/2021/12/19/bts-nominated-at-brit-awards-2022/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=bts-nominated-at-brit-awards-2022)