Jorja Smith, Mabel and Stefflon Don shorlisted for BRITs Critics' Choice 2018
Winner to be announced Monday 4th December The BRIT Awards exclusively broadcast live on ITV - Wednesday 21st February 2018 from The O2 Arena, London
The BRIT Awards 2018 with Mastercard are delighted to announce the shortlist for the 2018 Critics' Choice award as Jorja Smith, Mabel and Stefflon Don, in a year that also marks an incredible ten years of the Critics' Choice prize.
Since its inception in 2008, the BRITs Critics' Choice award has successfully predicted and identified the future stars of British recording talent. Previous winners including Adele, Emeli Sandé, Sam Smith, and last year's winner Rag'n'Bone Man, have gone on to achieve phenomenal chart success both in the UK and globally. Collectively, the BRITs Critics' Choice winners have sold over 40 million albums worldwide.
The Critics' Choice Award is chosen by a team of experts including the music editors of national newspapers, key music and lifestyle magazines and music websites plus the heads of music at major radio and music TV stations. The Award is open to all artists who in the media and the selected Critics' opinion will reach a significant level of success in their career the following year. Over 100 artists from a range of genres were considered for the award.
The 2018 Critics' Choice Award winner will be announced on Monday 4th December, and will be the first recipient of the specially designed Anish Kapoor award.
November 30, 2017 7:08am ET by BPI