Ed Sheeran Ripped Off At The Brit Awards.

Written by | February 22, 2018 6:22 am | No Comments


I loved the Stormzy album and for sure, but in 2017 Ed Sheeran dominated every single aspect of British pop music, from the day it was was released till last night, it dominated every Brit -and most International, pop charts. At one point it held nine out of the ten top ten slots on the UK singles chart and it is on the album charts top ten to this day. If the Brit Awards don’t see how important Ed was to the industry and reward him for what was a sincerely excellent album, they certainly should have known better. The problem was, they awarded him big time in 2015 WHEN HE DIDN’T DESERVE IT. That left them scrambling last night.

I don’t quite get this antipathy to Sheeran. He is gonna go down as one of the greats, that’s all.

Also, while Stormzy was great, Dua Lipa certainly was nothing of the sort. If we have giving awards for greatness, where is Kate Tempest? There is no one like her in the business, she is the best UK rapper of either sex, and a truely rebellious (she was also very sweet when I met here).

Here are yesterday’s awards…


British Album of the Year:
Dua Lipa – Dua Lipa
Ed Sheeran – Divide
J Hus – Common Sense
Rag ‘n’ Bone Man – Humour
Stormzy – Gang Signs & Prayer — WINNER

British Male Solo Artist:
Ed Sheeran
Liam Gallagher
Loyle Carner
Rag’n’Bone Man
Stormzy — WINNER

British Female Solo Artist:
Paloma Faith
Kate Tempest
Jessie Ware
Laura Marling
Dua Lipa — WINNER

British Group:
Wolf Alice
Gorillaz — WINNER
London Grammar
The XX
Royal Blood

British Breakthrough:
Dua Lipa — WINNER
J Hus
Loyle Carner

Critics’ Choice Award:
Jorja Smith — WINNER
Stefflon Don

British Single of the Year:
Liam Payne – “Strip That Down” featuring Quavo
Jax Jones feat. Raye – “You Don’t Know Me”
Clean Bandit – “Symphony” featuring Zara Larsson
Rag’n’Bone Man – “Human” — WINNER
J HUS – “Did You See”
Calvin Harris – “Feels” featuring Pharrell Williams, Katy Perry and Big Sean
Dua Lipa – “New Rules”
Ed Sheeran – “Shape of You”
Jonas Blue – “Mama” featuring William Singe
Little Mix – “Touch”

International Female Solo Artist:
Taylor Swift
Lorde — WINNER
Alicia Keys

International Male Solo Artist:
Kendrick Lamar — WINNER
Childish Gambino
DJ Khaled

International Group:
Foo Fighters — WINNER
Arcade Fire
LCD Soundsystem
The Killers

British Artist Video of the Year:
Ed Sheeran – “Shape Of You”
Harry Styles – “Sign Of The Times” — WINNER
Liam Payne Ft Quavo – “Strip That Down”
Little Mix – “Touch”
ZAYN and Taylor Swift – “I Don’t Wanna Live Forever”

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