Arlo Parks: “To have the ability to share my work and imaginative and prescient with such an enormous viewers is a dream. I’m excited to create one thing that feels immersive and inclusive.”
Headie One: “It’s my first stay efficiency in 18 months, couldn’t consider a greater place to do it”
London born Arlo Parks first began making music when she was 14, and in 2018 she gained administration and her first recording contract off the again of a submission to BBC Introducing. In 2019, age 17 she launched her first EP, Tremendous Unhappy Technology, adopted by a second EP later that 12 months, alongside performances at Glastonbury, Latitude and supporting slots with Jordan Rakei and Loyle Carner. A spot on the BBC Sound Ballot and inclusion in Dazed’s 100 Checklist adopted in 2020 – starting a really distinctive 12 months for Arlo. Touchdown covers with NME and Night Commonplace, successful the AIM One to Watch and BBC Introducing Artist Of The 12 months Awards, making her debut appearances on COLORS, ‘Later…. with Jools Holland’ and Graham Norton, all while gaining champions in Phoebe Bridgers, Billie Eilish, Florence Welch, Lily Allen, Michaela Coel and Michelle Obama. Her debut album Collapsed in Sunbeams went to No. three within the UK Album Chart upon launch earlier this 12 months, and was critically acclaimed. Arlo is nominated for 3 BRIT awards; Feminine Solo Artist, Mastercard Album and Breakthrough Artist.
Headie One has cemented himself as one in all Britain’s main rappers and most formidable skills. Following numerous mixtape releases over the previous few years, the 26 year-old Tottenham born-and-raised rapper was final 12 months catapulted to new heights with the gargantuan success of ‘Solely You Freestyle’ that includes Drake, breaking Headie on a world scale, and turning into Headie’s greatest hit up to now, peaking at No.5 on the UK Singles Chart and amassing 16 million views on YouTube. His debut album Edna was launched final October, debuting at No.1 on the UK Album Chart and featured a number of hit singles like ‘Solely You Freestyle’ that includes Drake, ‘Ain’t It Completely different’ that includes Stormzy & AJ Tracey and ‘Princess Cuts’ with Younger T & Bugsey. Headie One is nominated for 2 BRIT awards; Male Solo Artist and British Single for ‘Ain’t It Completely different’.
This 12 months’s BRIT Awards will happen 11th Might at The O2 enviornment, solely broadcast on ITV and ITV Hub and hosted by award successful comic and actor Jack Whitehall.
Nominations have been unveiled final month with Celeste, Dua Lipa, Joel Corry and Younger T & Bugsey becoming a member of Arlo Parks in receiving three nominations every, and Jessie Ware, J Hus, Bicep, AJ Tracey up for 2 awards as with Headie One.
Griff has already been named as this 12 months’s Rising Star award winner.