It’s back! GRM Daily continues its partnership with KA Drinks to bring us their third annual Rated Awards. Last years awards show was a great event with much improved production values.
The ceremony will take place on Tuesday, October 24 at the Roundhouse in Camden, and will be hosted by Capital Xtra’s, Manny Norte, and JoeLah Noble. The UK scene has grown by leaps and bounds over the last 12 months and the Rated Awards serves as a great opportunity to bring together the stars in the UK Urban scene under one roof to celebrate the culture, and to give artist recognition for their achievements.
The nominees for the awards have just been announced are as follows:
Best Video Director
Adam, Ade OG, B Dot, Carly Cussen, Chas Appeti, Daps, Danny Streetz , Frankincense & Myrhh, Jeaniq, Kaylum Dennis, Klash
Kirx, Kevin Hudson, Rick Frost, Paul Whisper, Oliver Jennings
Mornix, Mayowa HD, LX, KLVDR, Toxic, Wowa, , Suave.
Artist Of The Year
Dave, Chip, Giggs, Ghetts, MoStack, Mist, Nines, Kojo Funds, Not3s, J Hus, Stormzy
DJ Target, Kenny Allstar, DJ Semtex, Tim Westwood, Charlie Sloth
Manny Norte, Mistajam, Rude Kid, P Montana
AJ Tracey – Lil Tracey EP, Dave – Six Paths EP, Suspect – Loading
Stefflon Don – Real Ting, MoStack – High Street Kid, MIST – M I S To The T, K Trap – The Last Whip, Fredo – Get Rich Or Get Recalled, Bugzy Malone – King Of The North, Tion Wayne – Transition
Producer Of The Year
Steel Banglez, Sir Spyro, Nana Rogues, Juls, JAE5, GA, Fraser T Smith, 5ive Beatz
Dave – ‘Wanna Know’, Dave ft. J Hus – ‘Samantha, Drake ft. Giggs – KMT, SL – Gentleman, Kojo Funds ft. Abra Cadabra – Dun Talkin, J Hus – Did You See, Stormzy – Big For Your Boots, Yungen ft. Yxng Bane – Bestie, Not3s – ‘Aladdin’ , Not3s – ‘Addison Lee’
Personality Of The Year
The Chicken Connoisseur, Poet & Vuj, Mo The Comedian, Michael Dapaah, Maya Jama, Kurupt FM, Julie Adenuga, Daniel Kaluuya, Arsenal Fan TV, Antony Joshua
Mist – ‘Hot Property’, Skepta- ‘No Security’, Stormzy- ‘Big For Your Boots’, Skrapz – ‘Not Like Me, AJ Tracey – ‘Buster Cannon’, J Hus – ‘Common Sense’, Nines -‘Trapper Of The Year’, Tinie Tempah- ‘Light Work’, Loyle Carner – ‘Island of Arran’.
Dizzee Rascal – ‘Raskit’, Nines – ‘One Foot Out’, Chip – ‘League Of My Own 2’, P Money – ‘Live + Direct’, Stormzy – ‘Gang Signs And Prayer’, Wretch 32 – ‘Growing Over Life’, Wiley – ‘Godfather’,Fekky – ‘El Clasico’, J Hus – ‘Common Sense’
Best Breakthrough in association with Urban Development:
Yxng Bane, Young Adz, Tion Wayne, Stefflon Don, Not3s, Lotto Boyzz, Kojo Funds, Harlem Spartans, Hardy Caprio, Fredo