Little Simz

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‘A fundamental blow’: anger over threat to BBC Introducing music discovery platform
Fans and bands fear regional network that helped launch careers of Ed Sheeran and Little Simz will be cut back as BBC confirms changes to schedules

Dave Simpson

18, Jan, 2023 @12:58 PM

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Little Simz: No Thank You review – righteous anger and restless experiments
The Mercury winner’s surprise-release album finds her going in on mental health and the music industry, in a deep collaboration with Sault’s Inflo

Alexis Petridis

12, Dec, 2022 @4:48 PM

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Little Simz and Knucks share best album prize as Mobo winners announced
PinkPantheress wins the best female act award, while Central Cee takes best male act in a ceremony that paid tribute to the late SBTV founder Jamal Edwards

Shaad D'Souza

30, Nov, 2022 @10:00 PM

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‘You’re doing it purely for the exposure’: why many musicians can no longer afford to tour
Artists are cancelling live dates owing to soaring costs, venue bottlenecks, Brexit and the pandemic. Can touring ever be viable again?

Michael Hann

28, Oct, 2022 @9:00 AM

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The Guardian view on the Booker: one award with hundreds of judges | Editorial
Editorial: Many have an opinion on the latest winner of the UK’s top literary prize, Shehan Karunatilaka. It’s a shame not all of them have read his book

Editorial

21, Oct, 2022 @4:53 PM

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Little Simz’s subtle arrangements and fearless lyrics make her a worthy Mercury prize winner
An outlier in UK rap, the north London musician and actor’s patient “10 years in the game”, as she puts it on her winning album, have paid off

Alexis Petridis

18, Oct, 2022 @9:14 PM

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Mercury prize: Little Simz wins for Sometimes I Might Be Introvert
Rapper and actor, 28, wins for her fourth album after critical acclaim and a decade as a performer

Shaad D'Souza and Laura Snapes

18, Oct, 2022 @9:14 PM

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The 100 greatest BBC music performances – ranked!
As the Beeb celebrates its centenary, we take a look at its most memorable pop moments, from the birth of grime to the first sightings of Bob Dylan and Bob Marley, plus TOTP goes Madchester and countless classic Peel sessions

Guardian music

06, Oct, 2022 @12:12 PM

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All back to mine: Harry’s House sets domestic tone for 2022 Mercury prize
Harry Styles’s high-end lockdown album is surprisingly of a piece with other longlisted albums by artists as distinct as Joy Crookes and Gwenno

Laura Barton

07, Sep, 2022 @11:33 AM

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Reading festival review – vibrant pop takeover leaves rock in the shade
Dominated by the likes of PinkPantheress, Little Simz and Megan Thee Stallion, it’s left to Arctic Monkeys and Wolf Alice to remind revellers of Reading’s still-beating rock heart

Grace Medford

29, Aug, 2022 @3:05 PM

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Mercury prize: Sam Fender, Harry Styles and Self Esteem lead pack of first-time nominees
Women including Little Simz and Jessie Buckley dominate this year’s cohort for the best British album of the year, which falters on recent diversity gains

Laura Snapes

26, Jul, 2022 @10:15 AM

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We Are Lady Parts leads South Bank Sky Arts award winners
Sitcom about Muslim female punk band wins best comedy as Opera North, Little Simz and Monica Ali also triumph

Mark Brown

10, Jul, 2022 @5:00 PM

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