Favoured nominee Arlo Parks shot to fame after the success of her debut album Collapsed In Sunbeams in January, winning the Breakthrough Artist Award at the 2021 Brit Awards.
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Now known for her neo-soul sound, Parks joins an extensive list of first-time nominees for this year’s ceremony, including jazz saxophonist Nubya Garcia and post-rock five-piece Black Country, New Road.
Wolf Alice are also popular to win this year’s prize, with their third album Blue Weekend recieving rave reviews after its release in June.
Arlo Parks: Collapsed In Sunbeams
Black Country, New Road: For The First Time
Ghetts: Conflict of Interest
Mogwai: As the Love Continues
Floating Points, Pharoah Sanders and the London Symphony Orchestra: Promises
The award ceremony is set to take place on the 9th of September at Eventim Apollo in Hammersmith.