Brit awards

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Brit awards: all-male best artist category reveals wider music industry sickness
Out of the 71 acts eligible for the gender-neutral award, only 13 were female or non-binary. The dearth exposes the British industry’s inability to develop anyone but young men

Laura Snapes

16, Jan, 2023 @3:14 PM

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Brit awards 2023: Wet Leg and Harry Styles lead male-dominated nominations
In the second year of non-gendered categories, the five nominees for artist of the year are entirely male

Laura Snapes

12, Jan, 2023 @4:30 PM

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Brits Rising Star award: British girlband Flo beat Nia Archives and Cat Burns
London-based trio say ‘it’s truly a dream come true’ after their 90s-influenced pop-R&B wins over panel of critics and industry professionals

Laura Snapes

08, Dec, 2022 @6:35 PM

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‘Things need to die for something else to come through’: Wet Leg, Nilüfer Yanya, Shabaka Hutchings and more on the year in music
Eliza Rose, Shabaka Hutchings, Sherelle, Rhian Teasdale and Nilüfer Yanya gather for our annual roundtable on the state of the music industry, discussing self-care, plagiarism allegations, post-release editing – and Kanye

Kate Hutchinson

02, Dec, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Nia Archives, Cat Burns and Flo nominated for Brits Rising Star award
The prize, formerly known as the Critics’ Choice award, has previously tipped the likes of Adele, Florence + the Machine and Sam Smith for success

Laura Snapes

29, Nov, 2022 @12:01 AM

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‘Adele gave us hope’: the inside story of the Brit School
Vital springboard for the likes of Adele and Amy Winehouse? Or conveyor belt for beige pop? Staff, famous alumni and critics of the Brit performing arts school consider its complicated legacy

Michael Cragg

02, Sep, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Little Simz’s long path from council estate to Brit awards podium
Hard work and creative friends from local youth club drove genre-defying rapper to mainstream recognition

Rachel Aroesti

11, Feb, 2022 @2:12 PM

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Five Great Reads: Tame and Higgins speak, frog eats dart, and screamo Sheeran
Guardian Australia’s weekday wrap of good writing and compelling stories, selected by Rafqa Touma

Rafqa Touma

09, Feb, 2022 @11:30 PM

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I thought I could watch the Brits without making snarky dad jokes. I was wrong | Adrian Chiles
As a teenager I hated it when my father dared to mock Led Zeppelin. This was my chance to stop repeating his mistake

Adrian Chiles

09, Feb, 2022 @4:47 PM

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Worthy winners aside, the Brits is struggling to keep pace with modern pop
TikTok voting and gaming stars haven’t altered the music awards’ predictable roster of chart-toppers

Alexis Petridis

09, Feb, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Brit awards 2022: every performance reviewed, from Adele to Dave and Little Simz
From Ed Sheeran’s screamo turn with Bring Me the Horizon to Liam Gallagher arriving by helicopter, we rate all of this year’s live performances

Laura Snapes

08, Feb, 2022 @11:07 PM

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Brit awards 2022 – as it happened
Adele, Dave, Ed Sheeran, Little Simz, Sam Fender, Liam Gallagher and more performed at the 42nd annual pop bash

Elle Hunt and Laura Snapes

08, Feb, 2022 @10:43 PM

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