The rap and grime awards return as a virtual ceremony on 16th September. Due to take place in partnership with YouTube Music, this year’s awards is the sixth instalment of the event and will celebrate the best in Black British music.
AJ Tracey, Pa Salieu, Jorja Smith, Shaybo and Headie One are also among the acts nominated in categories including Album of the Year and Breakthrough of the Year. You can see the full list of nominees below.
The ceremony will be streamed exclusively via the GRM YouTube channel on Thursday, 16th September 2021 at 7pm BST. Subscribe here.
“We're excited to be back celebrating the best in UK Rap & Grime music," GRM founder Posty Hagan. "It’s been an incredible year in music. Congratulations to all of this year’s nominees.”
Album of the Year
AJ Tracey 'Flu Game'
Bugzy Malone 'The Resurrection'
D Block Europe 'The Blueprint- Us Vs. Them'
Fredo 'Money Can’t Buy Happiness'
Ghetts 'Conflict of Interest'
Headie One 'EDNA'
K Trap 'Street Side Effects'
Loski 'Music, Trial and Trauma: A Drill Story'
Nines 'Crabs In A Bucket'
Female Artist of the Year
Midas The Jagaban
Male Artist of the Year
Sponsored by A Jewellers
Breakthrough of the Year
Supported by BBC Radio 1Xtra
French The Kid
Personality of the Year
Track of the Year
A1 & J1 'Latest Trends'
Abra Cadabra 'On Deck'
Central Cee 'Loading'
Digga D 'Woi'
ENNY 'Peng Black Girls' (ft Amia Brave)
Headie One, Stormzy and AJ Tracey 'Ain’t It Different'
Nines 'Airplane Mode' (ft NSG)
Pa Salieu 'My Family' (ft BackRoad Gee)
Potter Payper 'Purpose'
Russ & Tion Wayne 'Body'
Video of the Year
Aitch 'Safe To Say' (Directed by KC Locke)
AJ Tracey 'Little More Love' (Directed by KC Locke)
Ghetts 'Skengman Mode' (ft. Stormzy) (Directed by Nathan James Tettey)
Headie One 'Princess Cuts' (ft. Young T & Bugsey) (Directed by Capone)
Little Simz 'Introvert' (Directed by Salomon Ligthelm)
Meekz 'Respect The Come Up' (Directed by KC Locke)
Nines 'Clout' (Directed by Charlie Di Placido)
Pa Salieu 'My Family' (ft. BackRoad Gee) (Directed by Femi Ladi)
Russ & Tion Wayne 'Body' (Directed by Wowa)
slowthai, Skepta 'Cancelled' (Directed by THE REST)
Mixtape of the Year
Abra Cadabra 'Product of My Environment'
Central Cee 'Wild West'
Chip 'Snakes and Ladders'
Digga D 'Made In The Pyrex'
Giggs 'Now Or Never'
M Huncho & Nafe Smallz 'DNA'
Pa Salieu 'Send Them To Coventry'
Potter Payper 'Training Day 3'
Unknown T 'Rise Above Hate'
Radio DJ of the Year
Yinka & Shayna Marie
Producer of the Year