Music to the ears: BRIT Awards wake up to woke

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Music to the ears: BRIT Awards wake up to woke

Organisers of the pop music awards show are introducing gender-neutral categories at 2022 show

Marie-Louise Gumuchian

Britain’s pop music honours, the BRITs, will get rid of its female and male categories from next year, introducing gender-neutral awards for local and international artists, say organisers.

Performers will now be in the running for artist of the year or international artist of the year at the annual ceremony, which will next take place on February 8.

“It is important that The BRITs continue to evolve and aim to be as inclusive as possible,” new BRITs chair and Polydor Records co-president Tom March said...

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