Taylor Swift is to obtain the BRIT Awards World Icon award.
The 31-year-old singer will grow to be the primary lady to be introduced with the gong on the ceremony on Tuesday night time (11.05.21) at London’s The O2 area, and the ‘cardigan’ hitmaker has been recognised for “her immense influence on music internationally and unimaginable repertoire and achievements so far”.
A Brits assertion learn: “Taylor’s profession is unparalleled and her music and affect has resonated with hundreds of thousands of individuals everywhere in the world.
“She’s used her platform to focus on many points globally and not too long ago has been applauded for her work selling acceptance of the LGBTQ neighborhood.”
In line with the Official Charts Firm, Taylor is the UK’s greatest promoting artist of the yr so far in 2021.
The ‘Fearless’ singer – who has received 11 Grammy Awards and has bought greater than 114 million albums – can be up for the Worldwide Feminine Solo Artist accolade on the spectacle.
However she is going to face stiff competitors from Ariana Grande, Billie Eilish, Cardi B, and Miley Cyrus.
What’s extra, Dua Lipa, Arlo Parks, Joel Corry and Younger T & Bugsey are all up for a hat-trick of awards at this yr’s ceremony.
Dua has been shortlisted within the Feminine Solo Artist class and she or he can be up for British Single with Mastercard for her hit ‘Bodily’ and the Mastercard Album accolade for her second LP ‘Future Nostalgia’.
Arlo, 20, is up for the Breakthrough Artist prize and she is going to battle the ‘New Guidelines’ hitmaker for the Feminine Solo Artist gong and the Mastercard Album award as her debut document ‘Collapsed in Sunbeams’ has been nominated.
Joel – who beforehand featured on actuality TV present ‘Geordie Shore’ – is up for Male Solo Artist, British Single for ‘Head & Coronary heart’, his collaboration with MNEK, and Breakthrough Artist.
Younger T & Bugsey are nominated for British Single and Breakthrough Artist, and they’ll face The 1975, Little Combine, Bicep and Biffy Clyro within the British Group class.
The BRIT Awards 2021 with Mastercard will happen reside at The O2 area on 11 Could with comic Jack Whitehall presenting for fourth yr in a row.