Tag : brit awards

The Beat & The Ballot Box: Politics’ place in music

10 months ago / 0 comments

The Brit Awards 2018 provided yet another yearly dose of lacklustre ‘banter’, gentrified drab and predictable winners for this year’s cosy creations. The one uplifting moment which stood out above the vapid, however, was Stormzy’s crowning of Best British Male Solo Artist, accompanied with the British Album of the Year … Read More

The Brit Awards: acceptance speeches allowed, as long as they’re not about equality

3 years ago / 0 comments

Sexual abuse; at best it’s degrading, at worst, it can have physical and psychological implications for the rest of the victim’s life. Apparently, this is of no consequence to Ant and Dec, who, after Adele used her first acceptance speech at this year’s Brit awards to show support for Kesha’s … Read More

A Brit of a Crap Night

6 years ago / 0 comments

My first memory of the Brits being called crap came from a particularly enthusiastic episode of Newsround. Dido scrambled up to the platform to collect her ten thousandth trophy of the night while some cheeky presenter who was not quite in the realm of Lizo said that she had waved … Read More