Dublin singer Dermot Kennedy has been nominated for a Brit Award for best International male solo artist.
The singer said on social media: "I'm a #BRITs nominated artist!!! What a journey this has been so far, from busking on the streets of Dublin to selling out shows all over the world, and then to achieving the biggest selling debut album of the year in the UK by an international male artist."
I'm a #BRITs nominated artist!!! What a journey this has been so far, from busking on the streets of Dublin to selling out shows all over the world, and then to achieving the biggest selling debut album of the year in the UK by an international male artist... pic.twitter.com/JKGtTirSQP— Dermot Kennedy (@DermotKennedy) January 11, 2020
After selling out shows at the 3Arena in December, the 27-year-old rising star is set to play Dublin's Malahide Castle on Friday June 16 and Irish Independent Park in Cork on Saturday June 27.
Kennedy is up against Bruce Springsteen, Post Malone, Burna Boy and Tyler, The Creator for the Brit award.
How Irish acts have fared at the Brit awards
U2 have been nominated 20 times, winning seven times, three of which were back to back.
Westlife were nominated for six, winning two.
Sinead O'Connor won one.
Enya was nominated four times but never won.
Damien Rice was nominated twice
The Cranberries were nominated twice
The Corrs were nominated twice and won one
Boyzone were nominated twice
Once nominated Irish acts include B*Witched, The Script, Ronan Keating, and The Thrills.
The ceremony will be on Tuesday, February 18.
Here is the full list of nominees:
Male solo artist
Female solo artist
Song of the year
Ed Sheeran and Justin Bieber - I Don't Care
Mabel - Don't Call Me Up
Calvin Harris and Rag'n'Bone Man - Giant
Dave featuring Burna Boy - Location
Mark Ronson featuring Miley Cyrus - Nothing Breaks Like A Heart
AJ Tracey - Ladbroke Grove
Lewis Capaldi - Someone You Loved
Tom Walker - Just You And I
Sam Smith and Normani - Dancing With A Stranger
Stormzy - Vossi Bop
Stormzy - Heavy Is The Head
Michael Kiwanuka - Kiwanuka
Lewis Capaldi - Divinely Uninspired To A Hellish Extent
Dave - Psychodrama
Harry Styles - Fine Line
Bring Me The Horizon
D Block Europe
International male solo artist
Tyler, The Creator
International female solo artist
Lana Del Rey