Brit awards

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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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Adele sweeps gender-neutral Brit awards dominated by women
In the first Brits ceremony to do away with gendered categories, women or female-fronted acts won 10 out of 15 overall awards

Laura Snapes

08, Feb, 2022 @10:19 PM

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‘And the loser is …’: Are music awards shows in crisis?
With plummeting ratings and accusations of racial and gender bias, the Brits and Grammys are facing a battle to stay relevant

Rhian Jones

04, Feb, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Brit awards 2022: Inflo is first non-white winner of producer of the year
Sault co-founder, who has worked with Adele and Little Simz, thanks ‘all the Black producers before me – I am you’

Safi Bugel

28, Jan, 2022 @12:01 AM

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New artists join Adele and Dua Lipa on list for first non-gendered Brit awards
As the music prizes strive for inclusivity, first-timers Self Esteem and Central Cee make the shortlist along with veterans Abba

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

18, Dec, 2021 @6:21 PM

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Bree Runway, Holly Humberstone and Lola Young nominated for Brits Rising Star award
The nominees will be hoping to follow in the footsteps of previous winners such as Griff and Adele – with the winner announced on 10 December

Laura Snapes

30, Nov, 2021 @12:01 AM

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Sorry, Ridley Scott, we just don’t think it’s safe to go back into the cinema | Rebecca Nicholson
The Last Duel director has blamed flighty ‘millennians’ for his latest epic film tanking, but maybe we’re not blockbuster-ready

Rebecca Nicholson

27, Nov, 2021 @3:00 PM

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