2021 International Group nominees announced!The 2021 International Group nominees are:
Run The Jewels
BTS have taken the world by storm, bridging the gap between Kpop and Western pop music. They are the first Korean act to be nominated for a BRIT Award and their hit 'Dynamite' hit 7.8 million first-day streams on the global Spotify chart, 'Dynamite' also surpassed Taylor Swift's 'Cardigan' as the biggest global song debut of 2020.
Run the Jewels and Fontaines D.C are also up for their first BRIT Awards this year. Fontaines D.C. more than deserve their spot on this shortlist after finding themselves on the 2019 Mercury Prize Shortlist for their debut album 'Dogrel'.
Run the Jewels fourth studio album 'RTJ4' found itself in the UK top 5 and received widespread acclaim from critics. It also debuted at number 10 on the US Billboard 200, marking their first top 10 album on the chart.
Foo Fighters make their BRITs return after taking the win in 2018 and also treating us to a performance that same year. Their 2020 album 'Medicine at Midnight' reached No.1 in 14 countries and was met with great acclaim.
HAIM are no stranger to the BRITs having been previously nominated twice, their 2020 album 'Women in Music II' reached No.1 in the UK and was met with great praise across the board.