Brit Awards 2020: Lewis Capaldi leads the way with four nominations

Brit Awards 2020: Lewis Capaldi leads the way with four nominations

West Lothian singer-songwtiter Lewis Capaldi and rapper Dave are the most nominated artists at this year’s BRIT Awards, with four nods apiece. The nominations were announced this today (January 11) in a televised programme featuring performances from Liam Payne, Mabel, Aitch, Freya Ridings and Dermot Kennedy. The winners will be revealed next month at the annual awards ceremony, which is due to take place at London’s The O2 on February 18. Capaldi is up for…

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Brit Awards 2019: Complete list of winners

Brit Awards 2019: Complete list of winners

Jorga Smith, The 1975, Ariana Grande and George Ezra were among the winners at the 2019 BRIT Awards, which took place at London’s O2 Arena last night (Feb 20). Smith won the Best British Female Solo Artist, The 1975 were named Best British Group, Ezra took home the Best British Male Solo Artist gong, and Grande scooped the Best International Female Solo statue. Dua Lipa and Calvin Harris won Best British Single went for their…

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Watch: Jorja Smith plays a hitwoman in Let Me Down video

Watch: Jorja Smith plays a hitwoman in Let Me Down video

Ahead of her visit to Edinburgh next month, Jorja Smith has shared the video for her Stormzy collaboration Let Me Down, which sees her play a hitwoman plotting against a ballet dancer. You can watch it below. The Walsall-born singer , who visits Liquid Room on February 6 as part of wider UK tour, was recently announced as the Brits Critics’ Choice Award winner for 2018. The prize recognises “the future stars of British recording…

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Dua Lipa leads the BRITs nominations

Dua Lipa leads the BRITs nominations

New Rules hitmaker Dua Lipa leads the way with the most nominations at the 2018 Brit awards – even beating Ed Sheeran. The London-born singer, who was one of the biggest breakthrough artists of 2017, is also up for best female, best video, best single and British breakthrough artist. London-born Lipa narrowly beat Sheeran’s four nominations, while J Hus and Rag’n’Bone Man both have three each. They are all up for best British album, as is…

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Foo Fighters to perform at BRIT Awards for the first time

Foo Fighters to perform at BRIT Awards for the first time

Stadium-rock behemoth Foo Fighters have been confirmed to perform live at The BRIT Awards 2018. The multi-million-selling US band, who are four-time BRIT Award-winners, will play at the glitzy ceremony for the very first time next month, with this year’s awards show due to take place at The O2 in London on February 21. The Foos join UK heavyweights Dua Lipa, Ed Sheeran, Sam Smith and Stormzy as confirmed performers at this year’s BRITs, with Grohl…

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Jorja Smith named as BRITs Critics’ Choice Award winner

Jorja Smith named as BRITs Critics’ Choice Award winner

Ahead of her visit to Edinburgh’s Liquid Room in February, Walsall-born singer Jorja Smith has been announced as the Brits Critics’ Choice Award winner for 2018. The prize recognises “the future stars of British recording talent” and previous winners who have gone on to very big things include Sam Smith, Haim, Ellie Goulding, Jessie J and Adele. Rag’n’Bone Man, who headlines this year’s Edinburgh’s Hogmanay Concert In the Gardens, won the award last year. On…

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BRIT Awards 2017: Full list of winners

BRIT Awards 2017: Full list of winners

The 2017 Brit Awards took place night at the O2 Arena in London last night (Feb 23). Granted, it won’t go down as one of the more controversial BRITs in recent memory, but there were still a few headline-making moments, such as Katy Perry’s  politically-charged performance in which she took aim at Theresa May and Donald Trump’s relationship. As for the gongs, there were no major surprises on the night, with David Bowie posthumously awarded Album…

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Brit Award winners enjoy sales surge

Brit Award winners enjoy sales surge

Adele’s success at the 2016 Brit Awards has seen the singer enjoy a substantial spike in sales of her comeback album, 25, which remains at the top of the Official Albums Chart. The Hello hitmaker, who will play two nights at Glasgow’s SSE Hydro Arena on March 25 and 26, scooped four awards at the ceremony on Wednesday night – including British album of the year for 25. The album has now spent nine non-consecutive weeks at No.1. Adele’s…

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Adele dominates at the BRIT Awards

Adele dominates at the BRIT Awards

Adele was the big winner at the 2016 Brit Awards tonight (Feb 24), scooping no fewer than four gongs, including best British female and best album. “To come back after so long away and be so warmly received means so much,” said the Londoner. The Hello songstress, who closed the show by performing When We Were Young, also received best British single and the Global Success award. Performers included Adele, Rihanna, Justin Bieber, Coldplay, The Weeknd…

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Jessie J ridiculed for saying she’s ‘one of the greatest singers’

Jessie J ridiculed for saying she’s ‘one of the greatest singers’

Jessie J has been ridiculed on social media after claiming that she’s ‘one of the greatest singers’ around today. The 27-year-old Londoner said she’s annoyed her music isn’t celebrated in the UK as much as in the US, which prompted dozens to take to Twitter to denounce the singer. One Twitter user wrote: “Which one of y’all told Jessie J she was one of the greatest singers in America? Another tweeted: “Jessie J isn’t even…

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