GRM Daily Rated Awards reveals performers and hosts for livestreamed ceremony

GRM Daily Rated Awards reveals performers and hosts for livestreamed ceremony

The Rated Awards has confirmed details of the virtual ceremony next week.

The awards ceremony for black music will be streamed from 9pm on Wednesday, September 9.

Returning in 2020 for its fifth year, this year’s GRM Daily Rated Awards will celebrate the best talent in the UK music scene. 

Hosted by Mo Gilligan and Julie Adenuga, the 2020 Rated Awards will be broadcast exclusively on YouTube and It will feature performances from nominees Kano, Dizzee Rascal, George The Poet, M Huncho, Abra Cadabra, Dutchavelli, Ivorian Doll and Br3yna.

The awards recognise UK talent and their achievements between June 1, 2019 to June 1, 2020.

Aitch and Stormzy lead the nominations with four nominations each in Male Artist, Track Of The Year, Video Of The Year and the Album Of The Year categories. They face competition from J Hus, AJ Tracey, Headie One, Kano and Krept & Konan

The Rated Awards were founded by GRM Daily, a platform that’s celebrated black British music since 2009.

Julie Adenuga said: “I’m honoured to be back hosting the GRM Rated Awards with my favourite co-host ever, Mo the Comedian. I’m looking forward to being part of a night of celebration and entertainment for UK music supporters all around the world"

Official sponsors of the Rated Awards 2020 include YouTube Music and German Doner Kebab. 

The full list of nominations is below.

Album of the Year

Ard Adz – Miakeen

Cadet – The Rated Legend

J Hus – Big Conspiracy

Jme – Grime MC

Kano – Hoodies All Summer

Krept & Konan - Revenge Is Sweet

MoStack – Stacko

Skepta, Chip & Young Adz – Insommnia

Sneakbo – 9 Lives

Stormzy – Heavy Is The Head


Track of the Year 

Atich x AJ Tracey – Rain feat. Tay Keith

Aitch – Taste (Make It Shake)

Darkoo - Gangsta (Ft. One Acen)

D-Block Europe - Home P*ssy

Headie One - Both

J Hus - Must Be

Mist - So High (Ft. Fredo)

Stormzy - Own It (Ft. Ed Sheeran & Burna Boy)

Tion Wayne - I Dunno (Ft. Stormzy & Dutachavelli)

Young T & Bugsey - Don't Rush (Ft. Headie One)


Mixtape of the Year

Aitch - AitcH2O

Blade Brown - Bags & Boxes 4

D-Block Europe - PTSD DigDat - Ei8ht Mile Headie One - Music x Road K-Trap - No Magic

M Huncho - Huncholini The First

Nafe Smallz - Goat World

OFB - Frontstreet

Yxng Bane - Quarantime


Male Artist of the Year 

AJ Tracey


D-Block Europe


Headie One

J Hus

Krept & Konan

M Huncho


Young T & Bugsey


Female Artist of the Year

Alicai Harley



Ivorian Doll

Lady Leshurr

Little Simz

Ms Banks


Stefflon Don



Video of the Year 

Aitch x AJ Tracey - Rain (Ft. Tay Keith)

B Young - Gucci Demon

DigDat x Aitch - Ei8ht Mile

Jme - Live (Ft. Merky Ace)

Kano - Trouble

Knucks - Home

K-Trap - Big Mood

M Huncho - Huncho For Mayor

Nines - Pride

Stormzy - Sounds of the Skeng


Personality of the Year



Chuckie Online

Mo Gilligan


Receipts Podcast (Ghana'a Finest, Tolly T & Milena Sanchez)

Stevo the Madman

Yung Filly

Zeze Millz

3 Shots Of Tequila (Marvin Abbey, Mr Exposed and Tazer Black)


Breakthrough of the Year


DigDat Dutachavelli






Bandokay & Double Lz



Radio DJ of the Year 

Charlie Sloth

DJ Target


Henrie Kwushue

Kenny Allstar

Robert Bruce


Snoochie Shy

Tiffany Calver

Yinka & Shayna Marie


Producer of the Year

Fred Again



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