We are the most visited urban music website in the UK. The Rated Awards is an award show which celebrates the best of black British music. It was an assuredly bold title. In 2015, he set up the GRM Daily Rated Awards, which have run each year since.
Rumours swirled as to why, but nothing was ever confirmed. (feat. However, whilst studying Law at university, he realized that, while a few artists were breaking through, many artists were not getting the exposure they deserved. Heroes of the scene finally started getting international recognition after years of grind, and a new cohort of artists such as Stormzy and AJ Tracey began to break through. Fast forward to now, it is the most viewed urban music channel and website in the UK. “There’s a lot of respect there for the other platforms,” Posty says. Loooooool”, Posty who runs GRM Daily is also the organiser of the Rated Awards and is a host on Youtube channel “Not For The Radio”, London Post has reached out to GRM Daily for comment, All rights reserved 2013-2017 ©. “Definitely still as excited. We just had to match their efforts every time a new boundary is broken and try to create things that will sustain this for a long time.”. What is GRM’s relationship like with the artists you cover? In the documentary, Aitch says "there are people who are in the position they're in now because of GRM" and Stormzy describes it as "the holy grail of black music". "The idea for GRM came about from a lack of platform for artists to have their videos seen and their voices heard," Posty says. Wednesday September 9 marks the fifth year of the award show and it has a star-studded line up which includes the likes of Kano, Dizzee Rascal as well as hosts Mo Gilligan and Julie Adenuga. Hopefully we’ll do the awards again next year. “It’s played a helping hand, it’s contributed, but the artists have had an incredible helping hand too. Don Toliver, Gunna & NAV), Hit Different
Still, it took time for the unengaged establishment to catch up. The YouTube page was briefly taken down at one point, which meant the team had to find alternative ways to distribute their content and be once again be resourceful which led to further growth and resilience as a business and "is an experience which helped strengthen the business.".
How do you feel about what you’ve managed to do in terms of changing the music industry itself? AJ Tracey & Stormzy), BLM It created a cultural chasm, too. Three years in three minutes.
VideoWell, that was wild. "Most of all, it shows our massive respect for our community.". The pandemic situation limits any other physical plans and we’re adjusting to that and trying to work out how to survive this and also adapt to the situation.