Brits nomination for South Shields' Little Mix stars Jade Thirlwall and Perrie Edwards

South Shields stars Jade Thirlwall and Perrie Edwards are celebrating after they were nominated for one of the biggest music awards in the country.

(from left) Perrie, Leigh-Anne and Jade open their nomination envelope
(from left) Perrie, Leigh-Anne and Jade open their nomination envelope

The pair and bandmate Leigh-Anne Pinnock shared a video of themselves screaming in excitement after opening a card to say their group Little Mix has been nominated for the Brit Award for British Group.

The band is now a trio following the departure of Jesy Nelson at the end of last year.

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Today’s news comes the day after millions tuned in to Jade named Star Baker in Celebrity Bake off.

The nominations were announced by Nick Grimshaw and this year’s rising star winner Griff across the Brit Awards social media channels today, Wednesday, March 31.

Jack Whitehall is returning for a fourth time to host the awards show, which is due to take place on May 11 at London’s O2 Arena.

The awards are voted for by around 1,500 people from across the UK music industry including journalists, record label employees and musicians.

The nominees in full:

Female solo artist

Arlo Parks

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Celeste

Dua Lipa

Jessie Ware

Lianne la Havas

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Male solo artist

AJ Tracey

Headie One

J Hus

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Joel Corry

Yungblud

British group

Bicep

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Biffy Clyro

Little Mix

The 1975

Young T & Bugsey

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Breakthrough artist

Arlo Parks

Bicep

Celeste

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Joel Corry

Young T & Bugsey

British single

Don’t Need Love – 220 Kid and Gracey

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Rain – Aitch and AJ Tracey featuring Tay Keith

Physical – Dua Lipa

Watermelon Sugar – Harry Styles

Ain’t It Different – Headie One featuring AJ Tracey and Stormzy.

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Head & Heart – Joel Corry featuring MNEK

Lighter – Nathan Dawe featuring KSI

Secrets – Regard and Raye

Rover – S1mba featuring DTG

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Don’t Rush – Young T & Bugsey featuring Headie One.

Album

Collapsed In Sunbeams – Arlo Parks

Not Your Muse – Celeste

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Future Nostalgia – Dua Lipa

Big Conspiracy – J Hus

What’s Your Pleasure? – Jessie Ware

International female solo artist

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Ariana Grande

Billie Eilish

Cardi B

Miley Cyrus

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Taylor Swift

International male solo artist

Bruce Springsteen

Burna Boy

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Childish Gambino

Tame Impala

The Weeknd

International group

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BTS

Fontaines DC

Foo Fighters

Haim

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Run The Jewels

Brits Rising Star (Winner previously announced)

Griff

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