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Metropolis Dominates The BRIT Awards 2021 Nominations

We are incredibly proud to announce that an unprecedented 63% of ALL BRIT Awards domestic nominations were either recorded, mixed and/or mastered here at Metropolis. Congratulations to all of our clients! Learn more about each artist, category and how Metropolis has impacted this year’s crop of nominees, including the likes of Headie One, Young T & Bugsey, Little Mix, Arlo Parks, Bicep, J Hus, AJ Tracey & Aitch, Celeste and more.


“We are so proud to have recorded, mixed or mastered nearly two thirds of all the domestic nominations for the 2021 Brit Awards. All we do is provide the environment for our clients to reach their full potential and do their best work. It’s clearly working and we congratulate all our nominated clients.” 
Richard Connell – CEO, Metropolis Studios

Headie One

Headie One has been nominated for Male Solo Artist with two nominations for British Single. His latest album Edna was mastered by Metropolis’ Stuart Hawkes and recorded in Studios A and B!

Young T & Bugsey

Mastered by Stuart Hawkes and recorded in Studios A and B, Young T & Bugsey’s latest album Plead The 5th has seen the group be nominated for British Group, Breakthrough Artist and British Single (‘Don’t Rush’).

Little Mix

Little Mix has been nominated for British Group this year after releasing their latest studio album Confetti, recorded in Studio E with sound engineer Paul Norris.

Arlo Parks

Nominated for Female Solo Artist, Breakthrough Artist and Mastercard Album, Arlo Parks’ Collapsed In Sunbeams album was mastered by Metropolis sound engineer, Matt Colton.

Celeste

Celeste has been nominated for Mastercard Album, Breakthrough Artist and Female Solo Artist. Her no. 1 debut album, Not Your Muse, was mastered by Metropolis’ John Davis!

Aitch & AJ Tracey

Having recorded at Metropolis’ Studio B with Grammy-award winning sound engineer Liam Nolan, we’re excited to announce AJ Tracey’s nomination for Male Solo Artist, alongside two nominations for British Single (‘Rain’ with Aitch and Headie One’s ‘Ain’t It Different’ ft. Stormzy).

Bicep

Electronic DJ duo Bicep has been nominated for British Group and Breakthrough Artist. Their latest album Isles was mastered by Metropolis’ Matt Colton.

J Hus

Nominated for Mastercard Album and Male Solo Artist, J Hus’ Big Conspiracy album was mastered by Metropolis’ Stuart Hawkes.

Dua Lipa

Nominated for Mastercard Album, Female Solo Artist, and British Single, Dua Lipa’s Club Future Nostalgia (DJ Mix) album was mastered by sound engineer Matt Colton. Her track Boys Will Be Boys was also mixed in Studio C. 

Regard and RAYE

Regard and RAYE’s Secrets was mastered by Metropolis’ Stuart Hawkes, with a nomination for British Single!

220 Kid & Gracey

220 Kid – Don’t Need Love (with Gracey) was also mastered by Metropolis’ Stuart Hawkes, nominated for British Single. 

Lianne La Havas

Well done to Lianne La Havas for her Female Solo Artist nomination! Lianne La Havas’ eponymous album was mastered by Metropolis’ Stuart Hawkes.


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