Headie One and Arlo Parks

Headie One and Arlo Parks join BRITs 2021 performers!

Headie One has cemented himself as one of Britain's leading rappers and most formidable talents. The 26 year-old Tottenham born-and-raised rapper was last year catapulted to new heights with the gargantuan success of 'Only You Freestyle' featuring Drake, breaking Headie on an international scale, and becoming Headie's biggest hit to date, peaking at No.5 on the UK Singles Chart and amassing 16 million views on YouTube. His debut album 'Edna' was released last October, debuting at No.1 on the UK Album Chart! Headie One is nominated for two BRIT Awards; Male Solo Artist and British Single for 'Ain't It Different'.

On his upcoming performance, Headie One says:
"It's my first live performance in 18 months, couldn't think of a better place to do it"

London born Arlo Parks first started making music when she was 14, and in 2018 she gained management and her first recording contract off the back of a submission to BBC Introducing. A place on the BBC Sound Poll and inclusion in Dazed's 100 List followed in 2020 - beginning a truly exceptional year for Arlo. She's gained recognition from stars such as Phoebe Bridgers, Billie Eilish, Michaela Coel and Michelle Obama, and her debut album 'Collapsed in Sunbeams' went to No. 3 in the UK Album Chart upon release earlier this year! Arlo is nominated for three BRIT Awards this year; Female Solo Artist, Mastercard Album and Breakthrough Artist.

Talking about her debut BRITs performance, Arlo Parks says:
"To be able to share my work and vision with such a massive audience is a dream. I'm excited to create something that feels immersive and inclusive."

That's all the news for now, be sure to follow us on @BRITs across all socials to keep with further announcements and all the fun in the run up to the 2021 BRIT Awards show, which will take place on Tuesday 11 May.