J Hus

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2021’s Brit awards showed pop can have it all: success, quality and diversity
The industry acknowledged megastars but didn’t solely reward commercial success, and is finally nurturing more than a small handful of female artists

Alexis Petridis

12, May, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Women dominate 2021 Brit awards as Dua Lipa tops winners
2020’s heavily male ceremony reversed with wins for Arlo Parks, Haim and Billie Eilish, as Little Mix become first all-female winner of British group

Ben Beaumont-Thomas and Tobi Thomas

11, May, 2021 @9:31 PM

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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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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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The 50 best albums of 2020, No 8: J Hus – Big Conspiracy
The rapper keeps his signature upbeat melodies and humour, while urgently pursuing a deep take on the systemic checks that mar Black British life

Tara Joshi

09, Dec, 2020 @6:00 AM

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Nines tops nominations for first Mobo awards since 2017
West London rapper scores five nominations at celebration of Black British music, with J Hus, Lianne La Havas, Mahalia, Tiana Major9 and Darkoo all earning three

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

24, Nov, 2020 @10:10 AM

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J Hus, Stefflon Don and Dizzee Rascal: Rated awards celebrate black British music
J Hus won album of the year for Big Conspiracy while Dizzee Rascal took the legacy prize at the fifth annual GRM Daily awards

Laura Snapes

09, Sep, 2020 @7:15 PM

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Ivor Novello awards 2020: Dave, Kate Tempest and Stormzy among nominees
Behind-the-scenes talents Dan Carey, Jimmy Napes and Jamie Hartman join Kate Tempest with a pair of nominations each in UK songwriting awards

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

19, Jul, 2020 @11:01 PM

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The best albums of 2020 so far
There’s shaken-up pop from Rina Sawayama, searching rap by J Hus and Jay Electronica, and invention everywhere from KeiyaA’s soul to Beatrice Dillon’s electronics

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

11, May, 2020 @5:00 AM

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50 great tracks for February from David Bowie, Waxahatchee, J Hus and more
From US Girls’ ritzy funk to Jeff Parker’s melodic revamp of a Joe Henderson classic, check out 50 new tracks and read about our 10 favourites

Michael Cragg , Michael Hann, Ammar Kalia, Jude Rogers, Dave Simpson and Laura Snapes

03, Feb, 2020 @10:28 AM

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J Hus: Big Conspiracy review – reflective but still reckless
(Black Butter)

Kitty Empire

02, Feb, 2020 @9:00 AM

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