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.

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:

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Female solo artist

Arlo Parks

Celeste

Dua Lipa

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Jessie Ware

Lianne la Havas

Male solo artist

AJ Tracey

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Headie One

J Hus

Joel Corry

Yungblud

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British group

Bicep

Biffy Clyro

Little Mix

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The 1975

Young T & Bugsey

Breakthrough artist

Arlo Parks

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Bicep

Celeste

Joel Corry

Young T & Bugsey

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British single

Don’t Need Love – 220 Kid and Gracey

Rain – Aitch and AJ Tracey featuring Tay Keith

Physical – Dua Lipa

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Watermelon Sugar – Harry Styles

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

Head & Heart – Joel Corry featuring MNEK

Lighter – Nathan Dawe featuring KSI

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Secrets – Regard and Raye

Rover – S1mba featuring DTG

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

Album

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Collapsed In Sunbeams – Arlo Parks

Not Your Muse – Celeste

Future Nostalgia – Dua Lipa

Big Conspiracy – J Hus

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What’s Your Pleasure? – Jessie Ware

International female solo artist

Ariana Grande

Billie Eilish

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Cardi B

Miley Cyrus

Taylor Swift

International male solo artist

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Bruce Springsteen

Burna Boy

Childish Gambino

Tame Impala

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The Weeknd

International group

BTS

Fontaines DC

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Foo Fighters

Haim

Run The Jewels

Brits Rising Star (Winner previously announced)

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Griff

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