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Queen Guitarist Brian May Latest to Criticize BRIT Awards Dropping 'Best Female Artist& #39 - Category Taking a Drop / The Best Female Music The Queen May Best to The Kills A Drop of 'BRIT Granada Awards

Queen Guitarist Brian May Latest to Criticize BRIT Awards Dropping 'Best Female Artist& #39 - Category Taking a Drop / The Best Female Music  The Queen May Best to The Kills  A Drop of 'BRIT Granada Awards

The BRIT Awards announced that he was deciding to scrap the categories of Best Female and Best Male Solo Artists and to get a single Artist of the Year award.

I think the reason for the decision is that the idea of abolishing the single sex category is a big issue. Some things can be left alone. I don't think it's necessary to repeat it.

I can say that this is very uncomfortable. I don't think that things are going well. It's not a matter of justice and equality of opportunity. No matter who you are, it is not happening now as everyone jumps to conclusions and everyone is scared of doing the wrong thing, May Added. I dont feel very comfortable. That is ok.

On Tuesday, the BRIT Awards announced that they'll drop single sex categories for solo artists, instead replacing them with an Artist of the Year Award and an International Artist Of the year award.

The body said that change was made to celebrate artists only for their music and work, rather than how they choose to identify or as others may see them, as part of the BRITs commitment to evolving the show to be as inclusive and relevant as possible.

However, the move has prompted concerns that women artists, many of whom are already at a disadvantage in dominated male-dominated industries, are more likely to miss out on awards.

For two years running the Best Song category, which was chosen from 10 nominees on the list, has only fielded one lead artist on a track: Dua Lipa in 2021 and Mabel in 2020.

And in 2020, two supposedly gender neutral award categories, Best Group and Best Album, didn't nominate a female artist.

Earlier this week, Culture Secretary Nadine Dorries said that she was worried about the move. My concern would be that women weren't fair represented moving forward.