The British-Japanese pop singer spoke out in 2020 about a little-known nationality clause that made UK residents ineligible for the awards.
A nationality clause in the Mercury Prize and the BRITs are stopping musicians from entering the race. It's turning the arts into a form of border control, the 'SAWAYAMA' musician says.
Because good musicians know about good music and that's a fact.
How acts like Robyn – with her recent secret-gig social app – and Rina Sawayama are finding innovative ways to unite their fans IRL.
This is one of the rising UK pop artist's most confessional tracks to date.
Upon the release of her new single, "Cherry," the British-Japanese pop sensation opens up for the first time about shame, coming out, and why she cares about queer Asian visibility.
Check out the glamorous new video for her 'RINA' highlight.
Part R&B slow jam, part future pop, "Valentine (What's It Gonna Be)" makes V-Day sound fresh as hell.
The London artist I can't stop talking about has new visuals for perfect pop track "Afterlife," which we're premiering here.