Rag'n'Bone Man Makes Shortlist For Brits Critics' Choice 2017

Dua Lipa and Anne-Marie are also up for the BRIT Award, which was designed by the late Zaha Hadid this year.

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Rag'n'Bone man is one of three acts to be shortlisted for the BRITs Critics' Choice Award 2017.

The Sussex soul man joins Anne-Marie and Dua Lipa in the running for the prestigious gong, which celebrates new up-and-coming British talent. 

Rag'n'Bone man, whose Human single was our Radio X record of the week, said: "It's bonkers that I've been nominated for Critics’ Choice. Absolutely bonkers, I’ve been grafting, I built a strong fan base over the years with help from good people that put their faith in me. And now this! I'm very grateful.”

Watch his Human video below:

Rag'n'Bone man's album of the same name is set for release on 10 February 2017.

The BRITS Critics' Choice winner will be announced on Thursday 8 December, and they will be the first to receive a BRITs 2017 statue, which was designed by the late architect Zaha Hadid.

The BRITS Critics' Choice winner will perform at the BRITs Nominations Launch show, which takes place on Saturday 14 January 2017.

Previous winners of the award include Jack Garratt (2016), James Bay (2015), and Florence + The Machine (2009).

See family of five statues designed for 2017, which were one of the architects final commissions, here: