January 31st of 2021. A date marked down by fans of K-Pop group BTS as they wait in anticipation for the night. The annual Grammy Awards had announced their nominees for each category and fans of the K-Pop group had been nothing but prouder to see that BTS had been shortlisted as a possible winner under Best Pop Duo / Group Performance with their 2020 … Continue reading BTS Grammy Nomination Sparks Discussion of K-pop Category
As the Grammys 2021 ceremony has been announced to take place on the 31st January next year, along side the statement the long awaited nomination list has been published. Like most years the list has caused both excitement and uproar, fans and artists every year learn who will be awarded and who didn’t do enough. With 2020 being a chaotic year due to a global … Continue reading Grammys 2021, showcasing talent & stolen nominations.
Last week Kali Uchis released her second studio album, Sin Miedo (del Amor y Otros Demonios.) The album was highly anticipated, not just because of the critical and commercial success of her debut album Isolation, but because this was the first work that Uchis had released that was predominantly sung in Spanish. The album was praised by many fans, with critics applauding the venture into … Continue reading International Music and the Western Industry
The global climate crisis is one of the biggest large-scale issues that we are facing as a species. Our natural rainforests are suffering, sea levels are rising, and many argue that the greatest mass extinction has begun. Thankfully, we have seen a massive increase in climate awareness, and sustainable activism is growing in popularity – especially among the younger generation. Big brands are always looking … Continue reading Greenwashing in fashion – what is it, and how do we spot it?
Following from his earlier 2020 releases No Use and Adult, Christian Leave brings out Bedache, the title single off of his long-awaited upcoming EP. In an interview for his previous single Adult, Leave hints towards his future projects with an visualisation of how and what he is striving to tell within his EP: “It’s like you woke up in the morning, you’re like in your … Continue reading Review: Christian Leave – Bedache
When Billie Eilish is the topic of conversation, most people can assume it is nothing but praise. The 18-year-old breakout artist, has been in the public eye since 2016 when her song Ocean Eyes went viral. Ever since then, she has done nothing but keep up with demand. Although most her songs tend to catch the attention of the public, her single Therefore I am, … Continue reading Review: Billie Eilish – Therefore I Am
4/5 The fourth season of The Crown is the newest instalment of the royally pheromonal Netflix series that was made available on Sunday. The new addition to the series is the most adventurous and far reaching of the story so far; With the inclusion of one of the most controversial Prime Ministers, the Iron Lady, Margaret Thatcher. This is the first, but not the last, … Continue reading Review – The Crown Season 4
Positions, the sixth album released by Italian-American artist Ariana Grande, is an exciting album touching on themes that fans were not expecting. The album is made up of a variety of R&B, Trap and Pop songs, creating an incredible flow when hearing the album in any order. When hearing this album initially, I was gobsmacked by how expressive Grande was about her sexuality and sex … Continue reading Review: Ariana Grande – Positions
Fake it Flowers, the debut album from London-based artist Beabadoobee is the perfect embodiment of early 2000s indie and paves the way for young girls longing to perform everywhere. As I entered my early teens I fell in love with indie music, I began exploring and started to feel weighed down by the male dominance of the genre. So, I then went on the hunt … Continue reading Review: Beabadoobee – Fake it Flowers
The arts and entertainment industry increasingly plays a huge role in how society functions in the 21st century. In 2018, the UK Government reported that creative industries contributed more than £111 billion to the UK economy with a large amount of this coming from the film and television industry. It was also reported that employment in the creative industries sector increased significantly to 3.2 million … Continue reading The Impact of Lockdown on Arts and Entertainment