January 14, 2011 § Leave a comment
The Brit Awards, Britain’s equivalent of the US’s Grammy Awards, has a young hip hopper of Nigerian origin leading the pack of nominees. Patrick Okogwu – popularly known as Tinie Tempah, has been nominated in four categories. For Best British Male Solo artist he’s in rather prestigious company, with Robert Plant and Paul Weller also making the cut. He’s also in contention for British Album of the Year, Best British Single (for “Pass Out”) and Best British Breakthrough Act.
British critics hailed this year’s nominations as being free from too much pop – then I heard that international nominees include Katy Perry, Eminem, and Justin Bieber, and I « Read the rest of this entry »