Billie Eilish, Sam Fender and Wolf Alice are among the most nominated artists for the BandLab NME Awards 2022.
The Bad Guy’ performer will be competing for the title of Best Solo Act in The World, Best Music Film for “Billie Eilish the World’s A Little Blurry’ as well as the Best Music Video for ‘Happier than Ever’ at the forthcoming ceremony in Brixton’s O2 Academy Brixton on March 2.
Indie rock star Sam will be competing for the Best Album in The World and Best Album by a UK Artist prize for the album “Seventeen Going under,” and the album’s title track was awarded the Best Song in The World and Best Song by a UK Artist.
The “Hypersonic Missiles,” the superstar and Grammy-winner Billie will battle The Weeknd Grime’s star Dave, Arlo Parks, Rina Sawayama and more for the title of The Best Solo Act in The World.
Sam was also awarded a nomination for the title of Best Solo Artist in The UK, along with Arlo, Dave, Simz and Rina.
For Wolf Alice, the Ellie Rowsell-fronted group’s Mercury prize-nominated album Blue Weekend is nominated for Best Album in The World and Best Album by a UK Artist. The “Smile” rockers are nominated for Best Band in The World and Best Band from The UK.
In addition, International stars, including Lana Del Rey, BTS, Olivia Rodrigo, Lorde as well as Megan The Stallion have been nominated for a few of the biggest prizes.
Lana’s newest album Blue Banisters, her latest album, will be competing for the title of the title of Best Album In The World alongside other artists like Tyler The Creator’s ‘Call Me If You Get Lost as well as last season’s Innovation Award winner, Halsey and their album “If I Don’t Get Love I Need Power’.
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BTS and Coldplay’s ‘My World has been awarded the Best Collaboration nomination as well as the K-Pop septet also won for the Best Song in The World for ‘Butter’.
Olivia is also performing Best song In The World for ‘Good 4 U’ and Best New Act In The World.
The song by Lorde ‘Solar Power’ could win the highly sought-after Best Song In The World prize.
And megastar rap Megan will compete along with Bleachers, Bring Me The Horizon, IDLES, Little Simz, Rina Sawayama, Self Esteem, Tomorrow x Together, Wizkid, and Yungblud for the title of Best Live Act.
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The ceremony is scheduled for April 26th. which will be hosted by comedian Daisy May Cooper and Grime star Lady Leshurr, it’s also been revealed it will be announced that Bleachers’ Jack Antonoff will be honored with the Songwriter Award.
Sam Fender, Griff, Rina Sawayama, BERWYN and CHVRCHES, which include special guests Robert Smith of The Cure The Cure will be performing at the event.