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Little Simz Wins the 2022 Mercury Prize

Other Nominees Included Wet Leg, Yard Act, Gwenno, Harry Styles, Jessie Buckley & Bernard Butler, Self Esteem, and Others

Oct 18, 2022

Little Simz has won the 2022 Mercury Prize. It was announced tonight in a ceremony in London that was originally supposed to happen in September, but was postponed at the last minute when the Queen died. Little Simz won for her 2021 album, Sometimes I Might Be Introvert. More

Mercury Prize 2022 Nominees Announced: Wet Leg, Yard Act, Gwenno, Harry Styles, and More

Jessie Buckley & Bernard Butler, Self Esteem, Nova Twins, Sam Fender, and Others Also Nominated

Jul 26, 2022

This year’s Mercury Prize nominees have been announced and they include the latest albums by Wet Leg, Yard Act, Gwenno, Harry Styles, Jessie Buckley & Bernard Butler, Self Esteem, and more. More

Jan 07, 2022

2021 began and ended in a state of uncertainty, but was still a fruitful year for new music. Here are Under the Radar‘s 100 favorite albums from the year. More

Dec 11, 2014

The Way Out West 2015 lineup continues to grow. More




Reviews

May 31, 2022

The 9th edition of Primavera NOS takes place from June 9-11 so here’s Under the Radar’s 12 must-see acts. More

Oct 07, 2021

London’s own Little Simz is an enigmatic rarity. For one thing, the very fact that she’s a female rapper in a male dominated genre (regrettably hip-hop is hardly alone in this phenomenon) allows her to provide unique perspectives when contrasted with her male counterparts. Unlike so many of her contemporaries, she isn’t a product of well-placed marketing. Her social media presence is negligible and her public profile non-existent. More