Brit Award for British Female Solo Artist

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Brit Award for British Female Solo Artist
Country United Kingdom
Presented by British Phonographic Industry (BPI)
First awarded Shirley Bassey (1977)
Currently held by Dua Lipa (2018)
Website www.brits.co.uk

The Brit Award for British Female Solo Artist is an award given by the British Phonographic Industry (BPI), an organisation which represents record companies and artists in the United Kingdom.[1] The accolade is presented at the Brit Awards, an annual celebration of British and international music.[2] The winners and nominees are determined by the Brit Awards voting academy with over one-thousand members, which comprise record labels, publishers, managers, agents, media, and previous winners and nominees.[3] The award was first presented in 1977 as British Female Solo Artist.

British Female Solo Artist has been won by Annie Lennox the most times, with six wins and have received the most nominations, with nine, followed by Kate Bush with eight.

Winners and nominees[edit]

Shirley Bassey was the first recipient of the award in 1977
Annie Lennox holds the record with more wins with 6 and more nominations with 9
Two times winner Alison Moyet
Six times nominee Sade Adu
1987 winner and eight times nominee Kate Bush
Two times winner Lisa Stansfield
2011 winner Laura Marling is the only folk artist to receive the award
2014 winner Ellie Goulding
2015 winner Paloma Faith
Two times recipient Adele
Two time winner Emeli Sandé
Current holder Dua Lipa
Year Recipient Nominees
1977 Shirley Bassey
1982 Randy Crawford
1983 Kim Wilde
1984 Annie Lennox
1985 Alison Moyet
1986 Annie Lennox
1987 Kate Bush
1988 Alison Moyet
1989 Annie Lennox
1990 Annie Lennox
1991 Lisa Stansfield
1992 Lisa Stansfield
1993 Annie Lennox
1994 Dina Carroll
1995 Eddi Reader
1996 Annie Lennox
1997 Gabrielle
1998 Shola Ama
1999 Des'ree
2000 Beth Orton
2001 Sonique
2002 Dido
2003 Ms. Dynamite
2004 Dido
2005 Joss Stone
2006 KT Tunstall
2007 Amy Winehouse
2008 Kate Nash
2009 Duffy
2010 Lily Allen
2011 Laura Marling
2012 Adele
2013 Emeli Sandé
2014 Ellie Goulding
2015 Paloma Faith
2016 Adele
2017 Emeli Sandé
2018 Dua Lipa

Artists with multiple wins[edit]

Artists with multiple nominations[edit]

Notes[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "About the BPI". British Phonographic Industry (BPI). Retrieved 22 February 2014. 
  2. ^ "BRIT Awards". British Phonographic Industry (BPI). Retrieved 22 February 2014. 
  3. ^ "And the nominees are..." Brits.co.uk. British Phonographic Industry (BPI). Retrieved 22 February 2014.