Brit Award for International Female Solo Artist
|Brit Award for International Female Solo Artist|
2018 Winner Lorde
|Awarded for||Achievement in Excellent International Female Solo Artist|
|Country||United Kingdom (UK)|
|Presented by||British Phonographic Industry (BPI)|
|Currently held by||Lorde (2018)|
|Most awards||Björk (4)|
|Most nominations||Björk (9)|
The Brit Award for International 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. The accolade is presented at the Brit Awards, an annual celebration of British and international music. 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.
The award was first presented in 1989 as International Female Solo Artist. The accolade was not handed out at the 1990, 1992 and 1993 ceremonies, with the award for International Solo Artist (given to a male or female artist) being awarded instead. The award for International Female Solo Artist was reinstated in 1994, and has been given ever since.
Björk is the artist with the most wins and nominations in the category, with four awards won out of nine nominations. Artists from the United States have won the accolade eleven times, more than any other country.
Winners and nominees
|2013||Lana Del Rey|
Multiple nominations and awards
- Tracy Chapman (1989), Björk (1994), Natalie Imbruglia (1999), Macy Gray (2000), Lady Gaga (2010) Also Win Brit Award for International Breakthrough Act
- Kylie Minogue (2002), Lady Gaga (2010) Also Win Brit Award for International Album
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