Rag'n'Bone Man: The Brits
22 February 17
Posted at 6:35
©Dean Chalkley / Columbia Records
UPDATE: Rag'n'Bone Man wins a second Brit Award, Critics Choice as well as Best British Breakthrough !!
ORIGINAL POST: During the BRITs 2017 launch Rag'n'Bone Man picked up his first BRIT award, the coverted Critics’ Choice. Rory Graham aka Rag'n'Bone Man is nominated for a second BRIT for Best British Breakthrough this year, the awards take place tonight. If he wins, Rory will become the only artist to ever win both Best British Breakthrough and BRITs Critics’ Choice. Good luck Rory, a genuine and brilliant Bluesman.
The 2017 BRITs Critics’ Choice Award winner has sold an incredible 117K albums in week 1 alone, outselling the rest of the top 20 combined! It's immediately been certified gold. He has smashed into peoples consciousness, this anthemic track Human paved the way for his album also entitled Human. Now it's official Rag'N'Bone Man has delivered the biggest selling #1 male debut album of this decade. This soulful masterpiece has had more than 145k of sales and it's only just come out!!
Rag'n'Bone Man's phenomenal success follows years of relentless touring, writing and honing his talents. Honest and evocative lyricism from a bluesy perspective has captured peoples imagination and love, the single has reached platinum status in 5 countries and gold in 7 and now gone platinum in the UK.
Having sold out his biggest headline tour to date in record time, Rory's also playing Brighton’s Great Escape Festival, Wildlife, Parklife, Live At Leeds, Isle Of Wight, TRNSMT, Bestival, and others.
Dean photographed Rag'n'Bone Man in Brighton.