The BRIT Awards 2020: See the Nominees on Tour!



One of the most exciting events in the British music calendar is here. We can’t wait for the big celebration… that’s right, it’s the BRIT Awards! With some incredible nominees for 2020, it’s almost impossible to predict next month’s winners. So why not decide for yourself by catching them live on tour?

Foals

Nominated for: Best Group

2019 was a massive year for Foals, having released two critically acclaimed albums. 2019 saw the band achieve their first UK number one album, two sell-out headline shows at London’s Alexandra Palace, an explosive secret set at Glastonbury, their first documentary on Amazon Prime, and so much more. So what better way to round-off and celebrate these achievements than with a BRIT nomination? The band are going back on the road in 2020 with limited availability. Book now to secure your tickets!

 

 

Michael Kiwanuka

Nominated for: Male Solo Artist and Mastercard Album of the Year

He’s up for Mastercard’s ‘Album of the Year’ with his latest album release ‘Kiwanuka’. It is the third studio album from the soulful singer-songwriter and the nomination comes as little surprise, with The Guardian describing it as ‘one of the greatest albums of the decade’. Tickets for his UK tour in March are sold out. However, if you want to see him live, you can catch him at London’s Alexandra Palace in November.

 

 

 

Lewis Capaldi

Nominated for: Male Solo Artist, Best New Artist, Song of the Year and Mastercard Album of the Year with ‘Divinely Uninspired to a Hellish Extent’.

Capaldi catapulted into popularity in 2019 with his number one, platinum-selling hit ‘Someone You Loved’ and much-loved social media presence. This year, the Scottish singer has been nominated for an incredible four awards! His current tour is sold out, however, you can still catch him live when he performs at TRNSMT festival in July.

 

 

 

Camilla Cabello

Nominated for: International Female Solo Artist

The three-time, GRAMMY Award-nominated singer is up for ‘International Female Solo Artist’ following chart-topping success with worldwide hits ‘Señorita’ and ‘Havana’.  Tickets for ‘The Romance Tour’, which comes to the UK in June, are available now.

 

 

 

 

Lana Del Rey

Nominated for: International Female Solo Artist

Her latest album ‘Norman F***ing Rockwell’ has appeared on so many top 2019 album lists. It’s impossible to ignore that the singer-songwriter is back! Described by Pitchfork recently as “one of America’s greatest living songwriters“, she’s up for Best International Female Solo Artist. If you want to see her live, limited tickets remain for her tour next month so be quick!

 

 

 

Harry Styles

Nominated for: Male Solo Artist and Mastercard Album Of The Year

Since venturing solo after his huge success with One Direction, Harry Styles has gone from strength to strength with two number one albums – including recently released ‘Fine Line’ – and three top ten singles. Nominated in two prestigious categories, last year’s ceremony saw Styles collecting the award for Video Of The Year for ‘Sign Of The Times’. Limited tickets remain for his upcoming tour so book now!

 

 

 

Mabel

Mabel

Nominated for: Female Solo Artist, Song of the Year, New Artist

Taking huge inspiration from the golden age of the 00’s R&B, singer-songwriter Mabel burst onto the music scene in September 2015 with ‘Know Me Better’. Since then she’s established her music further with the release of her popular ‘High Expectations’ album last year. The album included top hits such as ‘Don’t Call Me Up’ and ‘Mad Love’. Mabel will begin her tour early next month and will also be at Lovebox this June – grab your tickets quick as they’re selling fast!

 

 

Stormzy

Stormzy

Nominated for: Male Solo Artist, Song of the Year (Vossi Bop) and Mastercard Album Of The Year

London based rap and grime star Stormzy made history last year by becoming the first black solo British headliner at Glastonbury. He put on a truly unforgettable performance on the Pyramid stage. Rising from the underground grime scene, Stormzy made his breakthrough in 2017 with his platinum-certified, chart-topping debut ‘Gang Signs & Prayer’. He will be heading out on his ‘H.I.T.H’ tour this September and tickets are on sale – grab them quick!

 

 

Dermot Kennedy

Nominated for: International Male Solo Artist

A current global phenomenon, with his latest album ‘Without Fear’ becoming the best-selling debut album by an international male in the UK in 2019, Dermot Kennedy’s BRIT nomination tops off an incredible 12 months for the Irish singer-songwriter. Having recently sold out a night at Alexandra Palace, Dermot will be returning for a second night with tickets on sale Friday. Make sure you don’t miss out this time around!

 

 

 

Charli XCX

Nominated for: Female Solo Artist

Iconic pop pioneer Charli XCX released her latest album ‘Charli’ and began her transatlantic tour ‘Charli Live’ during autumn 2019. Singing alongside huge names BTS, Christine and the Queens, Lizzo and French Montana, Charli has established herself as the cornerstone of modern-day pop. You can catch the queen of pop herself live this year at both Latitude Festival and Lovebox. Tickets are still available here.

 

 

 

Mahalia

Mahalia

Nominated for: Female Solo Artist

Known for her beautiful, enchanting voice and catchy songs, alt-R&B/soul singer and songwriter Mahalia began her musical journey at just the age of thirteen. She made a surprise visit to Glastonbury last year with a special performance of ‘I Wish I Missed My Ex’ on the John Peel stage which proved to be extremely popular and is now undertaking her own headline tours, selling out venues and is still being booked by top festivals. Mahalia’s tour is now on sale, and you can catch her at O2 Academy Brixton, London early May this year – which will be her biggest show to date!

 

 

Sam Fender

Nominated for: Best New Artist 

With a debut album only just released, Sam Fender had sold out two shows at Alexandra Palace; setting the precedent of things to come for the young singer-songwriter. This album, ‘Hypersonic Missiles’, shot to number one in the UK, reflecting Fender’s 2019  win of the BRIT Awards Critics’ Choice and previous year’s BBC Music‘s Sound of 2018 nomination. With so much success so quickly, it’s no surprise Sam Fender has been nominated for the Best New Artist BRIT. See what all the hype’s about for yourself at his upcoming tour starting later this month!

 

 

FKA Twigs

Nominated for: Female Solo Artist 

Queen of the avant-garde, FKA Twigs is up for Female Solo Artist. Since 2014 she’s been given countless nods in the music industry, nominated then for the BBC Music Sound of 2014 award following the release of her critically-acclaimed debut ‘LP1’, she returned last year with the equally adored ‘Magdalene’. Her last shows in the UK, in support of the record, sold out in an instant. The Guardian referred to her London show as “dazzling” and “visually intoxicating”. In 2020, you can see her for yourself at Lovebox festival, taking place in June at London’s Gunnersbury Park.

 

 

Aitch

Nominated for: Best New Artist

From viral sensation to must-see artist of the moment, Aitch is gaining momentum. Up for Best New Artist, Aitch has already gained recognition and praise from the likes of fellow BRIT nominee Stormzy, making him one of the most sought after rappers of the new decade. Hailing from Manchester, a city known more for its rock and indie roots, Aitch claims that the Manchester rap scene is “getting bigger and bigger“, and we’re sure he’ll be a part of the cause. See him at TRNSMT Festival this summer!

 

 

Rag’n’Bone Man & Calvin Harris

Nominated for: Song of the Year

Thrice a BRIT winner already, Rag’n’Bone man returns to the nominees list once again, this time in collaboration with producer and DJ Calvin Harris. Hit-maker Rag’n’Bone Man rose to success in 2016 with ‘Human’, the chart-topping album and number two scoring single of the same name. So, it’s no wonder that with five total BRIT Awards in their collective trophy cabinet that Rag’n’Bone Man & Calvin Harris have been nominated for Song of The Year in 2020. You can see Rag’n’Bone Man live this summer as part of the Forest Live series.

 

 

Tom Walker

Nominated for: Song of the Year

Scottish singer-songwriter Tom Walker won Best Breakthrough Act last year at the BRITs. Now, he’s back for another chance at a win for Song of the Year with ‘Just You And I’. The song was Tom Walker’s highest peaking single in the UK Charts, hitting number three, and comes from his album ‘What A Time To Be Alive’ – an album-chart topping release. His UK tour is pretty much sold out, but if you fancy it you can catch Tom Walker as part of a stellar line-up at Neighbourhood Weekender in Warrington this May. Don’t miss it!

 

 

Tyler, The Creator

Nominated for: International Male Solo Artist

Multi-talented rap superstar Tyler, The Creator has in the past been applauded for expertly fusing a range of genres in his music. Ranging from jazz and soul inspirations, his music has been met with global acclaim and nominations for awards, including the GRAMMYs since 2011. Now he welcomes a nod from the BRITs for International Male Solo Artist. Tyler, The Creator headlines Lovebox this summer, perfoming alongside fellow BRIT nominees Charli XCX, FKA Twigs and Mabel. Grab a ticket today!

 

 

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As the overseer of the Blog and Marketing Executive at See Tickets, Emmy is an enthusiast for all things copywriter-y. With permanently itchy feet (you should probably get that checked out), Emmy is always seeking her next overseas adventure, tip-toeing at gigs, and talking to her dog like a human.