Articles Tagged 'Emeli Sande'

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It’s Official: Emeli Sande Has The Best Song In Britain

A short while ago, we put up the shortlist of songs that had been nominated for Ivor Novello awards, from the last year’s crop of quality pop and roll. And when I say ‘shortlist’ that’s what I mean, because the Ivors work from a selection of three possible winners per award, and there are only […]

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It’s Official: These Are the Best British Songs of the Last Year

It’s always nice when the nominations for the Ivor Novello Awards come in, because they’re one of the few music awards ceremonies that explicitly separate the celebration of music for being good from the celebration of music as a popular tool of selling. So anyone nominated in either the Best Song Musically and Lyrically or […]

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Emeli Sande and Ben Howard: A Tale Of Two Brit-ys

The Brit Awards 2013 have just finished, and it has been, as it always is, a rum do. First, there was Muse, a mighty noise and a whole wall of Gothic orchestra behind them. Then Emeli Sande won an award, her first, for being the best British female solo artist. Then Robbie Williams came out, […]

10 Greatest British Tracks of 2011

As the sun sets on another year, and the bloggers post their final compilations, attempting to make sense of quite a disparate musical landscape, the Anglophenia music obsessives have been busy in conference, trying to work out who owned 2011, and who failed to even grasp 20:11. It’s been a rum year for British music, […]