Dua Lipa

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Brit awards nominations 2021: Dua Lipa, Arlo Parks and Celeste lead improved field for women
Women dominate British album category, while more than half the nominees in key categories are non-white

Laura Snapes

31, Mar, 2021 @3:30 PM

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By recognising UK rap and women's creativity, the Brits are finally in tune
Following criticism for being too white and too male, it seems the Brits have listened with this year’s wider-ranging nominees

Alexis Petridis

31, Mar, 2021 @3:30 PM

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Top songwriters call for end to 'bully tactics' by artists over royalties
Writers behind string of chart-topping songs pen open letter, alleging pressure from artists to give up publishing royalties

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

31, Mar, 2021 @1:26 PM

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Grammy awards 2021: women rule as Taylor Swift and Beyoncé break records
The Covid-restrained Grammys were a mostly female-fronted affair, with wins for Billie Eilish, Megan Thee Stallion, Dua Lipa, Beyoncé and Taylor Swift

Adrian Horton

15, Mar, 2021 @7:20 AM

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Who will – and should – win the 2021 Grammy awards?
Beyoncé is looking to convert her nine nominations while Billie Eilish could repeat her success last year – but there’s strong competition from Dua Lipa and Taylor Swift, and an all-female rock lineup

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

10, Mar, 2021 @11:00 AM

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Women fell back in race for inclusion in 2020 pop charts
Only 20% of artists in 2020 Billboard’s year-end Hot 100 were women, academic survey reports, while female producers were credited on only 2% of hit songs

Laura Snapes

08, Mar, 2021 @6:13 PM

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Someone you loved: how British pop could fade out in Europe
Brexit rule changes that make it tricky to tour the EU will hold back UK artists from a fast-growing market

Laura Snapes

25, Jan, 2021 @10:00 AM

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From apocalypse beards to Zoom shrugs: this week’s fashion trends
What’s hot and what’s not in fashion this week

22, Jan, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Kitty Empire's best music of 2020
Our critic’s picks, from righteous old-school hip-hop via euphoric retro pop to classic American songwriting

Kitty Empire

27, Dec, 2020 @8:00 AM

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The 50 best albums of 2020: the full list
Our countdown is complete, topped by a mercurial work of sprawling invention by a woman who has dug deep to survive. Taken as a whole, these choices contain drama, solace, poetry and fire, a fitting selection for a turbulent year

Ben Beaumont-Thomas and Laura Snapes

18, Dec, 2020 @8:07 AM

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Pop in 2020: an escape into disco, folklore and nostalgia
Amid the chaos of the pandemic and with the future so uncertain, the pop music that resonated was glittery, danceable and comfortingly familiar

Alexis Petridis

17, Dec, 2020 @2:36 PM

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The 50 best albums of 2020, No 2: Dua Lipa – Future Nostalgia
The pristine club-pop on this energetic album owes a great debt to the musical past but sounds magically, wonderfully of the moment

Kate Solomon

17, Dec, 2020 @6:00 AM

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