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HITS LIST IS HAVING
A HEAT WAVE
Pass the BBQ sauce. (7/2a)
TOP 20: A LIL MORE OF THE SAME
Like a broken record... (7/2a)
WATCH THIS
We aim to please. (7/3a)
BLACK MUSIC MONTH:
6 IN THE MORNIN'
Origin story of the real OGs (7/2a)
PRE-HOLIDAY PONDERING:
POP TOP EDITION
Have another Beer, we insist. (7/2a)
WHAT NEXT?
The biz ponders action after some reflection.
GRAMMY SPECULATION
100% guaranteed to be somewhat accurate, probably.
BLACK MUSIC MONTH
...continues.
TRUMP'S IN THE BUNKER
Just to inspect it, though.
Blighty Beat
CELESTE IS BBC'S SOUND OF 2020
1/9/20

Polydor/Interscope’s Celeste has been crowned winner of the BBC Sound of 2020, adding another coveted accolade to a growing surge of recognition alongside her BRITs Rising Star crown.

It's also another win for Universal U.K. imprint Polydor, which has been on a hot streak lately. 

Celeste—a British/Jamaican soul singer—joins the likes of Adele, Sam Smith and Ellie Goulding in achieving the double-win of Sound Of as well as well as Rising Star (previously Critics' Choice). She was one of three Polydor artists in this year's BBC Sound Of Top 5 alongside Interscope’s British artist Yungblud, who came in at #3, and Irish rock group Inhaler, who were placed at #5.

Universal had four out of five acts in the shortlist as Island-signed band Easy Life was #2. London singer/songwriter Joy Crookes (Relentless) came in at #4.

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