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Kylie Minogue’s Padam Padam was one of the big global hit singles of 2023.

But fans of pop star have threatened to ‘riot’ after it failed to score a ‘Best International Song’ nomination at the upcoming Brit Awards.

Taking to X (formerly Twitter) following the announcement, one irate fan wrote ‘Padam Padam not up for International Song…We riot.’

Another complained that not including Kylie’s hit song in the prestigious category was ‘an absolute travesty’.

‘Brit Awards do you know the song Padam Padam or do you live on Mars?’ commented another disappointed Kylie fan on the X thread. 

Fans of Kylie Minogue have threatened to 'riot' after her global hit single Padam Padam failed to score a 'Best International Song' nomination at the UK's Brit Awards. Pictured: Kylie Minogue, 22 performing live in New York, last June

Fans of Kylie Minogue have threatened to ‘riot’ after her global hit single Padam Padam failed to score a ‘Best International Song’ nomination at the UK’s Brit Awards. Pictured: Kylie Minogue, 22 performing live in New York, last June

Other fans called the snub ‘disgusting’ and ‘sacrilegious’.

The Brit Awards nominees in the Best International Song category include What Was I Made For by Billie Eilish, David Kushner’s Daylight and Paint the Town Red by DojaCat.

Also included in the category are Jazzy’s Giving Me, People by Libianca, Meghan Trainor’s Made You Look and Flowers by Miley Cyrus.

Kylie did manage to get a nod in the 'Best International Artist' category at the awards, which are similar to 's ARIAs

Kylie did manage to get a nod in the ‘Best International Artist’ category at the awards, which are similar to ‘s ARIAs 

Noah Kahan’s Stick Season, Oliver Tree & Robin Schulz for Miss You, Vampire by Olivia Rodrigo and Peggy Gou’s (It Goes Like) Nanana are also nominated.

Completing the list are Rema’s Calm Down, Kill Bill by SZA,  Tate McRae’s Greedy and Water by Tyla.

Kylie did manage to get a nod in the ‘Best International Artist’ category at the awards, which are similar to ‘s ARIAs. 

She will be up against the likes of Taylor Swift and Miley Cyrus.

Also nominated along with the n-born star are Asake, Burna Boy, Caroline Polachek, CMAT and Lana Del Rey.

Completing the list of nominees in the category are Olivia Rodrigo and SZA.

The awards will be handed out in a ceremony at London’s 02 Arena on March 2.

Irate fans took to X (formerly Twitter)  following the announcement of the Brit Award nominations on Wednesday to complain about Kylie's snub

Irate fans took to X (formerly Twitter)  following the announcement of the Brit Award nominations on Wednesday to complain about Kylie’s snub

Padam Padam has become Kylie’s biggest hit in over a decade.

In November, the loveable soap star’s song even took out the coveted Best Pop Release prize at the 37th ARIA Awards.

It was first ARIA the hitmaker has taken home in 21-years.

Kylie, who was performing in Las Vegas when the prize was handed out, accepted the award via a pre-recorded message.

‘Thank you so much for this, this is just unbelievable and I’m super super happy,’ Kylie said in the video, which was played back during the ceremony at Sydney’s Hordern Pavilion.

Padam Padam became Kylie's biggest hit in over a decade. In November, the loveable former soap star took out the coveted Best Pop Release prize at the 37th ARIA Awards for the song

Padam Padam became Kylie’s biggest hit in over a decade. In November, the loveable former soap star took out the coveted Best Pop Release prize at the 37th ARIA Awards for the song

‘I’m only sad that I’m not there with you in person. Have the best, best night and I’m sending you all the love that I can muster.’

Released in May, Padam Padam became an instant hit for Kylie, racing up the charts in the and the UK.

The catchy dance track, which was the lead single off her hit album Tension, become a viral sensation on TikTok and Twitter, racking up millions of views through hilarious memes.

In it was the pop star’s first top twenty hit since Timebomb, which peaked at No. 12 back in 2012.

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