Top-seller Capaldi, breakthrough rapper Dave head Brits shortlist

Top-seller Capaldi, breakthrough rapper Dave head Brits shortlist

London (AFP) – Scottish indie singer Lewis Capaldi and rapper Dave will go head to head in this year’s Brits Awards, with both shortlisted for the same four prestigious awards. The pair have been nominated in the male solo artist, song of the year, new artist of the year and album categories, organisers announced late … Read more…

Dave & Lewis Capaldi Lead 2020 BRIT Awards Nominations

Dave & Lewis Capaldi Lead 2020 BRIT Awards Nominations

Matt Jelonek/Wire ImageLewis Capaldi at Falls Festival in FremantleThe performance took place Jan. 5, 2020, in Fremantle, Australia. London rapper Dave and Scottish superstar Lewis Capaldi lead the nominations for the 40th BRIT Awards ceremony with four mentions each. Both artists are nominated in the same four categories: Male Solo Artist, Best New Artist, Song … Read more…

Lewis Capaldi, Dave, Stormzy and Mabel Lead 2020 Brit Award Nominations

Lewis Capaldi, Dave, Stormzy and Mabel Lead 2020 Brit Award Nominations

Lewis Capaldi Dave Simpson/WireImage Fresh talent are set to be celebrated at the 2020 BRIT Awards, where Lewis Capaldi and Dave lead the pack of nominees with four nods each. Between the eight categories of the 2020 BRIT Awards, only a select few have scored distinctions in multiple areas: both Capaldi and Dave are name-checked … Read more…

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Rapper Dave and Singer Capaldi Lead BRIT Award Nominations

LONDON — Rapper Dave and Scottish singer-songwriter Lewis Capaldi lead the nominations for this year’s BRIT Awards with four nods each, in a new, slimmed-down list of prizes at Britain’s top pop music honors. Both will contest the same categories at next month’s ceremony: male solo artist, best new artist, song of the year and … Read more…

Brit award nominations 2020: Dave and Lewis Capaldi top pile, with women shut out | Music

The British music industry’s focus on the male solo artist at the expense of female musicians has been thrown into sharp relief by the nominations for the 2020 Brit awards, in which only one British woman – and no groups featuring women – was nominated across 25 slots in mixed-gender categories. Pop singer Mabel was … Read more…

Burna Boy makes it to Obama's favoutite music list of 2019

Burna Boy makes it to Obama’s favoutite music list of 2019

Burna Boy [Photo: @burnaboygram] Despite making music for almost a decade now, Nigerian pop star Burna Boy experienced a global breakout in 2019. This comes after dropping his fourth straight album dubbed African Giant and featuring in tracks like Own It (Stormzy and Ed Sheeran) and Location featuring Dave Indeed, he is truly an African giant as … Read more…

The 70 Best Albums of 2019

The 70 Best Albums of 2019

70. Angel Bat Dawid – The Oracle [International Anthem] The Oracle is more than just a record. It is a most powerful document, a spiritual field recording of sorts, of the life and work of clarinetist and composer Angel Bat Dawid. But the Chicago based artist doesn’t limit herself to just archiving an individual’s experience. … Read more…