Griff Wins Brit Award for Mounting Star

The winner was declared early on March 19 (London time) pretty much two months before…

The winner was declared early on March 19 (London time) pretty much two months before this year’s Brit Awards on May 11. Recent designs are for the awards to be introduced at O2 arena on ITV and ITV Hub.

Griff is the fourth artist of coloration to gain the climbing star award, which originated in 2008 as the Brit critics’ alternative award. Emeli Sandé was the 1st, in 2012, adopted by Smith 3 a long time back and Celeste  very last 12 months. (Celeste is a present-day Oscar nominee for co-crafting “Hear My Voice” from the film The Trial of the Chicago 7.)

Griff is the British-born daughter of a Chinese mother and a Jamaican father. In 2019, she signed to Warner Data and introduced an EP, The Mirror Communicate. Previous summer time, she was nominated for an Ivor Novello increasing star award. She co-wrote Hailee Steinfeld’s 2020 solitary “I Like You’s.” She has also collaborated with Zedd and English digital duo Honne. She had a reasonable hit as an artist in the U.K. with “Love Is a Compass,” which achieved No. 42 on the Formal U.K. Singles Chart.

Griff was “selected by an invited panel of tunes editors, critics from the nationwide push, on the internet audio editors, heads of new music at main radio and audio Tv stations and extra,” according to a press statement.

Here’s a comprehensive checklist of Brit critics’ option/increasing star winners:

2008: Adele
2009: Florence + The Equipment
2010: Ellie Goulding
2011: Jessie J
2012: Emeli Sandé
2013: Tom Odell
2014: Sam Smith
2015: James Bay
2016: Jack Garratt
2017: Rag ’n’ Bone Guy
2018: Jorja Smith
2019: Sam Fender
2020: Celeste
2021: Griff